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Hearing Impaired Ears Hear Differently i…

September 28, 2012 by Amy Patterson Neubert,

The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently   "When immersed in the noise, the neurons...

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Fast Facts About Areola Reduction

June 27, 2013 by Roselen

Areola Reduction, a fairly common procedure in the cosmetic world   What is an Areola? Areola is different from nipples. The areola is the dark and pigmented skin around your nipples. These patch of skin may come in all...

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The Prevention of Lifestyle Diseases Has…

September 19, 2011 by European Society of Cardiology

Today, the General Assembly begins a two-day summit with heads of government on non-communicable diseases, the first health issue on the UN agenda since HIV/AIDS in 2001   The European Society of Cardiology, through the European Chronic Disease...

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Celebrating 150 Years of Women in Medici…

September 26, 2011 by Eric v.d. Luft, Ph.D., M.L.S.

Nineteen ninety-nine marks the 150th anniversary of the entrance of women into the modern regular medical profession   On January 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) received her M.D. from Geneva Medical College...

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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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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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