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Low Cost Design Makes Ultrasound Imaging…

September 24, 2012 by Newcastle University

An ultra-low cost scanner that can be plugged into any computer to show images of an unborn baby has been developed by Newcastle University engineers.   The hand-held USB device – which is roughly the size of a computer mouse –...

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Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Desp…

May 16, 2011 by Todd Edwards

You're So Vain: New Survey Shows Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Despite Knowing Health Risks   For many teens and young adults, living in the moment is all about having fun, looking good and not worrying...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to Make Healthy …

September 29, 2011 by Paul Preuss

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover a crucial connection in skin formation   Skin is the body’s armor, protecting us from disease agents, injury, excessive water loss, and cold and heat. Yet...

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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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‘Clonal’ evolution in patient’s Maxillar…

September 28, 2012 by Translational Genomics Research Institute

Examination of sinus cavity tumor provides potential roadmap for rare cancer treatments   Knowing how tumors evolve can lead to new treatments that could help prevent cancer from recurring, according to a study published today by the Translational...

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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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Scientists Discover How the Brain…

Researchers at Newcastle University have revealed the mechanism by which neurons, the...

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Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can...

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Why Women should be Nurses…

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been...

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