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Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell - Opening the Me…

September 26, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

The first woman to receive an M.D. degree in the United States   Medical School: Geneva Medical College  Career Path: Obstetrics and Gynecology Achievement: 1849 - Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive an M.D. degree from an American...

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Flu Antibody’s ‘One-Handed Grab’ May Boo…

September 28, 2012 by Dr Dali Edwards

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute and Sea Lane Biotechnologies have solved the co-crystal structure of a human antibody that can neutralize influenza viruses in a unique way   The antibody recognizes the crucial structure that flu viruses...

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Diabetic Retinopathy - a Closer Look

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology 

Diabetes can affect sight   If you have diabetes mellitus, your body does not use and store sugar properly. High blood-sugar levels can damage blood vessels in the retina, the nerve layer at the back of the eye...

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Call for Entries Now Underway for 2012 N…

July 29, 2011 by The American Academy of Neurology

We Need Your Story! Win up to $1,000 and a Trip to New Orleans   The American Academy of Neurology Foundation is calling on all neurology patients and caregivers to submit a short video to its 2012 Neuro...

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Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended 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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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Identified…

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen’s action has been identified for...

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Physiotherapists for Sports Medicine Facilities

Physiotherapists are a fixture in all medical facilities especially in sports medicine...

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The American Academy of Cosmetic…

What is the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery?   Founded in 1985, the mission...

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Ann Preston - Pioneer Woman…

One of the most notable achievements of the Religious Society of Friends...

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