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Birth Control Pills Affect Memory

September 9, 2012 by University of California - Irvine

Women who use contraceptives like birth control pills experience memory changes, according to new UC Irvine research   Their ability to remember the gist of an emotional event improves, while women not using the contraceptives better retain details. "What's...

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New Otago study focuses on health aspect…

September 28, 2011 by Dr Kirsten Lovelock & Dr David McBride

University of Otago researchers have received a Health Research Council of New Zealand and Ministry of Health partnership research grant to conduct an epidemiological study of the former Fruitgrowers Chemical Company site in Mapua   The project will...

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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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Beatrice Moses Hinkle

November 1, 2011 by Webster University

Beatrice Moses Hinkle was born in San Francisco on October 10, 1874. She enjoyed the benefits of being privately educated, and soon developed a great sensibility for the arts and literature.   Beatrice was an extraordinary thinker, a skill...

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Drug Pushing in the New Europe

September 23, 2011 by University of Cambridge

A new study reveals how drug reimbursement policy in Poland is leaving gaping loopholes for pharmaceutical firms to exploit, raising questions about other, post-communist, EU member states   This may be part of a broader syndrome of the...

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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife and Doul…

February 28, 2013 by Kathryn Norcutt

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants and no known harm   The Cochrane Collaboration conducted the study “Continuous Support for Women During Childbirth” in 2011 and concluded that: “Continuous support during labor has...

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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Identified…

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen’s action has been identified for...

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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

Meditation significantly reduced expression of inflammatory genes   Many elderly people spend their last...

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The Translational Genomics Research Institute

The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix-based non-profit organization dedicated...

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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening…

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical...

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