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Dynamic Between Biological Clock and Neu…

September 25, 2012 by New York University

Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks control neuronal activity --   a discovery that sheds new light on sleep-wake cycles and offers potential new directions for research into therapies to address sleep...

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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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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

October 12, 2012 by Taylor & Francis

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle crashes?', has been awarded two prizes from insurers Liberty Mutual   With the 'Wiggins effect' in full swing after London 2012 and people taking up cycling...

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Offspring of childhood cancer survivors …

December 16, 2011 by Dagny Stuart

A large, retrospective study of the children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation therapy and/or some forms of chemotherapy found that the offspring do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared...

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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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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Hel…

January 18, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

The combined oral contraceptive pill does alleviates the symptoms of painful menstrual periods   A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms...

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Low Cost Design Makes Ultrasound…

An ultra-low cost scanner that can be plugged into any computer to...

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Babies Born After Three or…

Health professionals should be informed about the potential risks of repeat abortions   One...

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Helen Flanders Dunbar - Pioneer…

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

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