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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening the Me…

September 26, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical School: Geneva Medical College  Career Path: Obstetrics and Gynecology Achievement: 1849 - Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive an M.D. degree from an American...

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Recurring Shoulder Instability Injuries …

July 31, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

How to Minimize the Chances of Shoulder Injuries   Summer is a peak season for many sports, and with that comes sport-related injuries. Among those injuries is shoulder joint dislocation. According to a literature review in the August...

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Dr. Lucille Teasdale - Canadian Woman Su…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Lucille Teasdale was one of the first women in Quebec to become a surgeon   She spent 35 years in northern Uganda, where she and her husband, Dr. Piero Corti, built one of the most modern and...

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Eye Protection is Essential for All Athl…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries   For Stephen Sacks, what started out as a routine basketball game his senior year of high school turned into a medical emergency. Stephen was a young basketball...

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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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Indians and Europeans Share a Milky Past

September 9, 2011 by Cambridge University

Cambridge University researchers have discovered that lactose tolerant milk-drinkers in India and Europe could be related to the same person who lived at some point in the last 10,000 years   The Cambridge team, in association with fellow...

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Diabetic Retinopathy - a Closer…

Diabetes can affect sight   If you have diabetes mellitus, your body does not...

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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife…

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants...

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The Atlas of Human Embryology

From Oocytes to Preimplantation Embryos   The European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

A Founder of Protein Crystallography   Scientific biographers do not, in general, find much...

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