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Birth Control Pills Affect Memory

September 9, 2012 by University of California - Irvine

Women who use contraceptives like birth control pills experience memory changes, according to new UC Irvine research   Their ability to remember the gist of an emotional event improves, while women not using the contraceptives better retain details. "What's...

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Scientists discover how antibiotic molec…

August 23, 2011 by Cambridge University

Scientists have discovered how a molecule that was first discovered in bacteria blocks a protein which causes breast cancer to develop and spread, reveals research published in Nature Chemistry this week.   Cambridge research, funded by the Biotechnology...

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Keeping an Eye on Age-Related Macular De…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Early detection, careful monitoring, and prompt treatment are crucial to saving sight   SAN FRANCISCO— Marilyn Gozdon can tell you from personal experience why it’s crucial to know your risks for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Marilyn lost most of...

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Eating chocolate cuts risk of heart dise…

August 30, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Eating high levels of chocolate could be associated with a significant reduction in the risk of certain cardiovascular disorders, reveals Cambridge research published in the British Medical Journal this week.   The researchers compiled a systematic review of...

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Kidney Grafts Function Longer in Europe …

October 12, 2012 by Heidelberg University Hospital

Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States   While the one-year survival rate is 90% in both Europe and the United States, after five years...

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Dry Eye - A Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is dry eye?   Normally, the eye constantly bathes itself in tears. By producing tears at a slow and steady rate, the eye stays moist and comfortable. Sometimes people do not produce enough tears or the appropriate...

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