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When is it Time for Cataract Surgery?

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

Almost everyone who lives a long life will develop cataracts at some point   As more Americans live into their 70s and beyond, we all need to know a few cataract basics: risks and symptoms, tips that may...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to Make Healthy …

September 29, 2011 by Paul Preuss

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover a crucial connection in skin formation   Skin is the body’s armor, protecting us from disease agents, injury, excessive water loss, and cold and heat. Yet...

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Eating chocolate cuts risk of heart dise…

August 30, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Eating high levels of chocolate could be associated with a significant reduction in the risk of certain cardiovascular disorders, reveals Cambridge research published in the British Medical Journal this week.   The researchers compiled a systematic review of...

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Helen B Taussig - a Founder of Pediatric…

December 25, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for her innovative work on "blue baby" syndrome   In 1944, Taussig, surgeon Alfred Blalock, and surgical technician Vivien Thomas developed an operation to correct the congenital...

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Nanoparticles Detect Biochemistry of Inf…

September 24, 2012 by Debra Kain

A non-invasive way of detecting measurable, low levels of hydrogen peroxide and other ROS to provide a viable way to detect inflammation   Inflammation is the hallmark of many human diseases, from infection to neurodegeneration. The chemical balance...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

A Founder of Protein Crystallography   Scientific biographers do not, in general, find much correlation between good character and great science. There are a few exceptions. Historians have unanimously agreed, for example, that Charles Darwin was a particularly...

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Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth…

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth...

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Don’t Suffer in Silence with…

Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can...

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The American Academy of Dermatology

The largest, most influential and most representative dermatology group in the United...

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Dr. Charlotte W. Ross, Manitoba’s…

The life of Dr. Charlotte Ross, Manitoba's first woman doctor who lived...

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