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Kidney Grafts Function Longer in Europe …

October 12, 2012 by Heidelberg University Hospital

Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States   While the one-year survival rate is 90% in both Europe and the United States, after five years...

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Babies Born After Three or More Abortion…

September 29, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)

Health professionals should be informed about the potential risks of repeat abortions   One of the largest studies to look at the effect of induced abortions on a subsequent first birth has found that women who have had...

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5 Ways to Keep Arthritis From Slowing Yo…

September 29, 2012 by Harvard Medical School

Arthritis is a painful problem that can interfere with your ability to do the things you enjoy   But you can take steps to protect your joints, reduce discomfort, and improve mobility. Physical or occupational therapists can be very...

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Understanding Alcohol and Drug Addiction…

August 24, 2012 by Paige Taylor

Recent years show a significant increase in drug and alcohol addiction in women When you think of addiction, images of haggard men struggling to cope with drugs and alcohol may come to mind. However, recent years show...

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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric...

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Keep an Eye on UV Safety

September 23, 2011 by The American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for safe fun in the sun   SAN FRANCISCO – As you rub sunscreen on to protect your skin this summer, don’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Summertime means more...

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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Identified…

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen’s action has been identified for...

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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife…

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants...

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The American Academy of Child…

Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or...

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Helen B Taussig - a…

Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for...

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