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Helen B Taussig - a Founder of Pediatric…

December 25, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for her innovative work on "blue baby" syndrome   In 1944, Taussig, surgeon Alfred Blalock, and surgical technician Vivien Thomas developed an operation to correct the congenital...

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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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Selumetinib - Breakthrough in Ovarian Ca…

February 14, 2013 by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

Researchers at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have discovered that many women with low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary   or peritoneum have seen their tumors stabilize or...

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Dr. Maude Abbott - a Leader in Pathology…

December 25, 2011 by Matthew Farfan

Dr. Maude Abbott (1869-1940), Pioneer Woman Doctor   Born Maude Babin in St. Andrews East in 1869, Maude Abbott was orphaned as a young child by the death of her mother. The first cousin (once removed) of that...

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Scientists Reverse Alzheimer's-Like Memo…

September 24, 2012 by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

EGFR inhibitors used to fight cancer show surprising efficacy in fly, mouse models of beta amyloid-associated memory loss.   Cold Spring Harbor, NY – A team of neuroscientists and chemists from the U.S. and China today publish research...

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Number of Genes Associated with MS Doubl…

August 11, 2011 by Cambridge University

Critical insight provided into the disease mechanisms behind multiple sclerosis.   Scientists have identified 29 new genetic variants linked to multiple sclerosis, providing key insights into the biology of a very debilitating neurological disease. Many of the genes...

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Hemodynamic Results After Transcatheter Aortic…

Topics: Valvular Heart Diseases   Since 2007 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has become...

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5 Ways to Keep Arthritis…

Arthritis is a painful problem that can interfere with your ability to...

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The American Academy of Dermatology

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May Edwards Chinn

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted...

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