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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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How Inflammatory Cells Function Setting …

September 26, 2012 by New York University

A research team led by investigators at New York University and NYU School of Medicine has determined how cells that cause inflammatory ailments, such as Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis, differentiate from stem cells and...

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More gene links to breast cancer risk

October 19, 2012 by Vanderbilt University

The well-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations linked to breast cancer are rare and have a strong effect on cancer risk   But since these mutations only contribute to a small percentage of breast cancers, much of the genetic...

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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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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric...

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Know the Dos and Don’ts for Fall Clean-u…

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

What orthopaedic surgeons want you to know   Home chores never seem to get erased from the to-do-list and with several holidays around the corner this fall, many of those tasks move even higher on that list. As part...

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