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Relapse or Recovery? Neuroimaging Predic…

October 13, 2012 by Indiana University

Brain activity changes as people recover from their addictions   An Indiana University study has provided preliminary evidence that by measuring brain activity through the use of neuroimaging, researchers can predict who is likely to have an easier...

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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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New Data Show Lasting Effects and No Ser…

March 25, 2011 by American Academy of Pain Medicine

Patients treated for lumbar spinal stenosis with the mild decompression procedure reported sustained improvements in pain   Patients treated for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) with the mild decompression procedure (an alternative to open spinal surgery for many patients), reported sustained improvements in...

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Obesity Promotes Tumor Growth Regardless…

October 15, 2012 by American Association for Cancer Research

Researchers may have discovered a new explanation as to why obese patients with cancer often have a poorer prognosis compared with those who are lean   The potential explanation is based on data reported in Cancer Research, a...

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Scientists discover how antibiotic molec…

August 23, 2011 by Cambridge University

Scientists have discovered how a molecule that was first discovered in bacteria blocks a protein which causes breast cancer to develop and spread, reveals research published in Nature Chemistry this week.   Cambridge research, funded by the Biotechnology...

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May Edwards Chinn

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted to be a musician, but she changed from music to science after receiving encouragement from a professor at Columbia Teachers College. This fortuitous decision...

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Examination of sinus cavity tumor provides potential roadmap for rare cancer treatments   Knowing...

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Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for...

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