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Celebrating 150 Years of Women in Medici…

September 26, 2011 by Eric v.d. Luft, Ph.D., M.L.S.

Nineteen ninety-nine marks the 150th anniversary of the entrance of women into the modern regular medical profession   On January 23, 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell (February 3, 1821 – May 31, 1910) received her M.D. from Geneva Medical College...

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Can Calamari Oil DHA Help In Lowering Th…

April 14, 2015 by Roselen

Foods containing omega-3 fatty acids can help in lowering the risk and prevention of certain cancers   According to studies, the essential fatty acid DHA which is found in cold water fish, krill and squid can help in minimizing...

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How Inflammatory Cells Function Setting …

September 26, 2012 by New York University

A research team led by investigators at New York University and NYU School of Medicine has determined how cells that cause inflammatory ailments, such as Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis, differentiate from stem cells and...

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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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Study Suggests Acupuncture May be Better…

September 9, 2012 by JAMA Report

The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized controlled trials suggests that acupuncture may be better than no acupuncture or sham acupuncture for the treatment of some chronic pain, according to a...

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Dry Eye - A Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

What is dry eye?   Normally, the eye constantly bathes itself in tears. By producing tears at a slow and steady rate, the eye stays moist and comfortable. Sometimes people do not produce enough tears or the appropriate...

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New White Blood Cell Discovery…

Researchers in Newcastle and Singapore have identified a new type of white...

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Fatty Diets May Be Associated…

Men’s diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they...

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The American Academy of Child…

Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or...

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Dr. Emily Blackwell

Dr. Emily Blackwell co-founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children...

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