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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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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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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Ident…

July 11, 2013 by Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen’s action has been identified for the first time in a female, researchers report.   The 18-year-old wasn’t experiencing breast development or menstruation, classic symptoms of too little estrogen, the usual cause...

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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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The Story of Dagmar Berne

December 25, 2011 by Vanessa Witton

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney Medical School Foundation Dagmar Berne was born in the New South Wales coastal town of Bega on 16 November 1866, the daughter of a Danish-born...

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Beatrice Moses Hinkle

November 1, 2011 by Webster University

Beatrice Moses Hinkle was born in San Francisco on October 10, 1874. She enjoyed the benefits of being privately educated, and soon developed a great sensibility for the arts and literature.   Beatrice was an extraordinary thinker, a skill...

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