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Intra-aortic Balloon Pumps Do Not Reduce…

August 30, 2011 by Doctor Patel, Manesh (Durham, USA)

Hot Line III - Acute Coronary Syndromes Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)   Intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation prior to PCI in patients with ST segment elevation MI does not reduce infarct size as measured by MRI, according to...

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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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Medication use higher among overweight k…

October 4, 2012 by Bryan Alary

Overweight children aged 12 to 19 are 59 per cent more likely than normal-weight kids to take prescription medication, according to UAlberta research.   Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a...

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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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American Academy of Dermatology Issues N…

September 7, 2011 by American American Academy of Dermatology

Updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment of melanoma   Based on an extensive review of scientific literature and the recommendations of recognized melanoma experts, the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) has released updated evidence-based guidelines for the treatment...

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Dynamic Between Biological Clock and Neu…

September 25, 2012 by New York University

Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks control neuronal activity --   a discovery that sheds new light on sleep-wake cycles and offers potential new directions for research into therapies to address sleep...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested...

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Understanding Alcohol and Drug Addiction…

Recent years show a significant increase in drug and alcohol addiction in...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

A Founder of Protein Crystallography   Scientific biographers do not, in general, find much...

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