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Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) Provide the …

May 9, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) should be used routinely to provide emergency contraception, according to the authors of the first systematic review of all available data from the past 35 years.   They found that IUDs had a failure rate...

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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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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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Trampoline Safety Advice

October 2, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The AAOS produced an audio public service message and position statement about trampoline safety   Yankees baseball player underwent surgery late last week after suffering a career-threatening ankle injury while jumping on a trampoline. Yankees baseball player Joba Chamberlain underwent...

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New White Blood Cell Discovery Reveals …

September 25, 2012 by Newcastle University

Researchers in Newcastle and Singapore have identified a new type of white blood cell which activates a killing immune response to an external source   The discovery provides a new potential target for vaccines for conditions such as...

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Obesity Promotes Tumor Growth Regardless…

October 15, 2012 by American Association for Cancer Research

Researchers may have discovered a new explanation as to why obese patients with cancer often have a poorer prognosis compared with those who are lean   The potential explanation is based on data reported in Cancer Research, a...

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