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Treating Hepatitis C Infection in Prison…

September 28, 2012 by Wiley

Incarcerated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are just as likely to respond to treatment for the disease as patients in the community,   according to findings published in the October issue of Hepatology, a peer-reviewed...

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When is it Time for Cataract Surgery?

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Almost everyone who lives a long life will develop cataracts at some point   As more Americans live into their 70s and beyond, we all need to know a few cataract basics: risks and symptoms, tips that may...

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Don’t Suffer in Silence with Toe Pain

August 1, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can be to blame   Rosemont, IL --- While deformities of the lesser toes (all toes other than the big toe) can be very painful, there are...

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Boosting Natural Marijuana-like Brain Ch…

September 29, 2012 by University of California

UCI study points to role endocannabinoids play in common genetic cause of autism   American and European scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome...

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening the Me…

September 26, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical School: Geneva Medical College  Career Path: Obstetrics and Gynecology Achievement: 1849 - Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive an M.D. degree from an American...

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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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Medication use higher among overweight…

Overweight children aged 12 to 19 are 59 per cent more likely...

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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle...

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The American Academy of Insurance…

The American Academy of Insurance Medicine (AAIM) is among the oldest medical...

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Dr. Emily Howard Stowe -…

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was a pioneering Canadian physician and suffragette   She was...

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