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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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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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Hemodynamic Results After Transcatheter …

August 30, 2011 by Mrs Opitz, Anke (Muenchen, Germany)

Topics: Valvular Heart Diseases   Since 2007 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has become an alternative treatment for elderly patients with severe aortic stenosis at high risk for surgical aortic valve replacement. At present, durability and hemodynamic performance of...

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Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently i…

September 28, 2012 by Amy Patterson Neubert,

The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently   "When immersed in the noise, the neurons...

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May Edwards Chinn

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted to be a musician, but she changed from music to science after receiving encouragement from a professor at Columbia Teachers College. This fortuitous decision...

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Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay

September 28, 2012 by Society for General Microbiology

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay   It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General...

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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of...

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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 Family…

Facts About The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)   The American Academy of...

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Dr. Lucille Teasdale - Canadian…

Dr. Lucille Teasdale was one of the first women in Quebec to...

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