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Study Identifies Risk Factors for Compli…

September 15, 2011 by Lauren Pearson & Kayee Ip

Findings aim to help patients and surgeons address potential risks before surgical procedures   In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the...

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At What Point is a Child’s Backpack Too …

August 7, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic surgeons share safety tips as kids head back to school   As kids return to school this August, don’t wait for them to complain about back pain. Instead pay attention to their posture and keep an attentive...

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Glaucoma - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is glaucoma?   Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve—the part of the eye that carries the images we see to the brain. The optic nerve is made up of many nerve fibers, like an electric...

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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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Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended in...

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A Guide to Bacterial Vaginosis Treatment

April 10, 2015 by Steve

Many of us feel that since we look fit we can handle minor disorders in our body   However that might not be the case; you might be overlooking some ailments just because you are unfamiliar with them...

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

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The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney...

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