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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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Gene that controls chronic pain identifi…

September 25, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research lays groundwork for the development of new, targeted pain medications   A gene responsible for regulating chronic pain, called HCN2, has been identified by scientists at the University of Cambridge. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)...

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Dr. Charlotte W. Ross, Manitoba’s Pionee…

December 24, 2011 by Helen Pollitt Smith

The life of Dr. Charlotte Ross, Manitoba's first woman doctor who lived and practised in Whitemouth from 1881 to 1910   The dog team was abruptly halted before the log cabin over which the smoke hung low in the...

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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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The Human Touch: Nurse, Midwife and Doul…

February 28, 2013 by Kathryn Norcutt

Continuous support during labor has clinically meaningful benefits for women and infants and no known harm   The Cochrane Collaboration conducted the study “Continuous Support for Women During Childbirth” in 2011 and concluded that: “Continuous support during labor has...

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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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