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More gene links to breast cancer risk

October 19, 2012 by Vanderbilt University

The well-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations linked to breast cancer are rare and have a strong effect on cancer risk   But since these mutations only contribute to a small percentage of breast cancers, much of the genetic...

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Ann Preston - Pioneer Woman Doctor

December 24, 2011 by Margaret Hope Bacon

One of the most notable achievements of the Religious Society of Friends in the 19th century was the role it played in the entrance of women into medicine   Among those pioneer Quaker women doctors, none was more...

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Scientists Discover How the Brain Ages

September 12, 2012 by Newcastle University

Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the nerve cells in the brain and other parts of the body, age.   The research, published today in Aging Cell, opens up new avenues of understanding...

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Effective treatment for acute abnormal u…

February 13, 2013 by LA BioMed

New research from the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) found a progestogen-only treatment halted bleeding in women suffering from extremely heavy periods,   according to the study published online by the American Journal of Obstetrics and...

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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Hel…

January 18, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

The combined oral contraceptive pill does alleviates the symptoms of painful menstrual periods   A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms...

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How Inflammatory Cells Function Setting …

September 26, 2012 by New York University

A research team led by investigators at New York University and NYU School of Medicine has determined how cells that cause inflammatory ailments, such as Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis, differentiate from stem cells and...

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Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks...

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Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders   ST. PAUL, Minn. – The...

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Beatrice Moses Hinkle

Beatrice Moses Hinkle was born in San Francisco on October 10, 1874. She...

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