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The Plight of an International Medical G…

October 14, 2011 by Dr Dali Edwards

Here is a compelling story of a Bulgarian trained physician who has done everything to please the US residency training programs yet she has not been offered any residency position to continue with her American dream...

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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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Biochemists Solve a Birth-Defect Mystery

September 28, 2012 by Dr Dali Edwards

The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.   Now Professor Emily Bates and her biochemistry students at Brigham Young University have...

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Safety Tips to Avoid Yoga-related Injury

October 1, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Moderation is key to avoiding yoga-related injury when bending and stretching   Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India, that involves a series of stretching, posing and breathing exercises. When done correctly and...

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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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Researchers at Rutgers and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have determined the...

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AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours...

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Dr. Charlotte W. Ross, Manitoba’s…

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