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Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended in...

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Celebrating 150 Years of Women in Medici…

September 26, 2011 by Eric v.d. Luft, Ph.D., M.L.S.

Nineteen ninety-nine marks the 150th anniversary of the entrance of women into the modern regular medical profession   On January 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) received her M.D. from Geneva Medical College...

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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Compli…

September 15, 2011 by Lauren Pearson & Kayee Ip

Findings aim to help patients and surgeons address potential risks before surgical procedures   In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the...

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Scientists have way to control sugars th…

September 28, 2012 by Brian Wallheimer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Scientists can now turn on or off the enzymes responsible for processing starchy foods into sugars in the human digestive system,   a finding they believe will allow them to better control those processes...

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Guidelines for the Screening and Treatme…

September 29, 2012 by Moffitt Cancer Center

New potential tools   Julio M. Pow-Sang, M.D., chair of Moffitt Cancer Center's Department of Genitourinary Oncology, and colleagues have published two prostate cancer articles in the September issue of JNCCN -- The Journal of the National Comprehensive...

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Research could lead to a better understa…

September 28, 2012 by University of Lincoln

Royal Society University Research Fellow Dr Edward Taylor has joined the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences   Dr Taylor spent the last ten years at the University of York where he was awarded a Royal Society...

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Can Calamari Oil DHA Help…

Foods containing omega-3 fatty acids can help in lowering the risk and prevention...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Facilities

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine...

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The American Academy of Cosmetic…

What is the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery?   Founded in 1985, the mission...

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Helen Flanders Dunbar - Pioneer…

Helen Flanders Dunbar - "the mother of holistic medicine" (Stevens & Gardner...

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