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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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Scientists Find Stem Cells That Tell Hai…

September 28, 2012 by Bill Hathaway

Yale researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for baldness   The researchers identified stem cells within the skin's fatty layer and showed that molecular signals...

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Women in Medicine: How Female Doctors Ha…

September 20, 2012 by Gianna FoteI

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to inspire and save lives every day   According to the AMA website, in 1970 fewer than eight percent of physicians in the United States were women...

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Jump, Flip, Twist and Enjoy Gymnastics S…

October 5, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours of practice and complex physical movements. In addition to the weight-bearing stress placed on the upper body during many gymnastics moves, the countless twists...

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Nanoparticles Detect Biochemistry of Inf…

September 24, 2012 by Debra Kain

A non-invasive way of detecting measurable, low levels of hydrogen peroxide and other ROS to provide a viable way to detect inflammation   Inflammation is the hallmark of many human diseases, from infection to neurodegeneration. The chemical balance...

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Learning How Gut Bacteria Influence Heal…

September 29, 2011 by New York University School of Medicine

Scientists have deciphered the genome of a bacterium implicated as a key player in regulating the immune system of mice   The genomic analysis provides the first glimpse of its unusually sparse genetic blueprint and offers hints about...

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Brain activity changes as people recover from their addictions   An Indiana University study...

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Fall Sports: Staying Active While…

Orthopaedic surgeons share tips to help athletes stay clear of sports injuries...

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Especially for People with Smell and Taste Disorders   ST. PAUL, Minn. – The...

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Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for...

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