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Gene that controls chronic pain identifi…

September 25, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research lays groundwork for the development of new, targeted pain medications   A gene responsible for regulating chronic pain, called HCN2, has been identified by scientists at the University of Cambridge. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)...

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Serotonin levels affect the brain’s resp…

September 15, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research provides new insight into why some individuals may be more aggressive than others   Fluctuations of serotonin levels in the brain, which often occur when someone hasn’t eaten or is stressed, affects brain regions that enable people...

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Leading respiratory organisations advoca…

June 16, 2011 by European Lung Foundation

Collaborative approach needed to address the significant socio-economic impact of leading lung disease in the EU   First-of-its-kind European open forum meeting to combat alarming increase of people living with COPD. Multidisciplinary initiative to address key challenges in early...

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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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Research could lead to a better understa…

September 28, 2012 by University of Lincoln

Royal Society University Research Fellow Dr Edward Taylor has joined the University of Lincoln’s School of Life Sciences   Dr Taylor spent the last ten years at the University of York where he was awarded a Royal Society...

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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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The Prevention of Lifestyle Diseases…

Today, the General Assembly begins a two-day summit with heads of government...

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The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized...

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European Society of Human Reproduction…

History of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology   The idea to create the...

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Helen Flanders Dunbar - Pioneer…

Helen Flanders Dunbar - "the mother of holistic medicine" (Stevens & Gardner...

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