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Why Women should be Nurses and not Doct…

December 16, 2011 by Professor Anne Crowther, Centre for the History of Medicine, Glasgow University

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been dominated by two iconic figures Sophia Jex-Blake (1840 - 1912) and Florence Nightingale (1820 - 1910)   They died within a couple of years of one...

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Fall Sports: Staying Active While Being …

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic surgeons share tips to help athletes stay clear of sports injuries this fall   Summer is coming to an end, and it won’t be long before athletes and sports enthusiasts take to the field to play soccer...

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Scientists Reverse Alzheimer's-Like Memo…

September 24, 2012 by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

EGFR inhibitors used to fight cancer show surprising efficacy in fly, mouse models of beta amyloid-associated memory loss.   Cold Spring Harbor, NY – A team of neuroscientists and chemists from the U.S. and China today publish research...

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American Academy of Dermatology Issues N…

September 7, 2011 by American American Academy of Dermatology

Updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of melanoma   Based on an extensive review of scientific literature and the recommendations of recognized melanoma experts, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has released updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment...

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New schizophrenia drug candidates enteri…

December 16, 2011 by Bill Snyder

New drug candidates for schizophrenia are now entering the stage of preparation for first-in-human clinical testing   The Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery announced Dec. 15 that new drug candidates for schizophrenia generated from its ongoing collaboration with Janssen...

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Study Suggests Acupuncture May be Better…

September 9, 2012 by JAMA Report

The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized controlled trials suggests that acupuncture may be better than no acupuncture or sham acupuncture for the treatment of some chronic pain, according to a...

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Macular Degeneration - a Closer…

What is macular degeneration?   Macular degeneration is a deterioration or breakdown of the...

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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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Moffitt Cancer Center

Moffitt Cancer Center for the prevention and cure of cancer   Moffitt Cancer Center...

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Aurora Martinez - long road…

Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she...

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