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Delayed Cord Clamping Increases Iron Sto…

July 11, 2013 by Wiley

The authors found babies' blood and iron levels were healthier when the cord was clamped later   Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord after birth benefits newborn babies, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. In...

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Dr. Maude Abbott - a Leader in Pathology…

December 25, 2011 by Matthew Farfan

Dr. Maude Abbott (1869-1940), Pioneer Woman Doctor   Born Maude Babin in St. Andrews East in 1869, Maude Abbott was orphaned as a young child by the death of her mother. The first cousin (once removed) of that...

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Offspring of childhood cancer survivors …

December 16, 2011 by Dagny Stuart

A large, retrospective study of the children of childhood cancer survivors who were treated with radiation therapy and/or some forms of chemotherapy found that the offspring do not have an increased risk for birth defects compared...

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Dr. Lucille Teasdale - Canadian Woman Su…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Lucille Teasdale was one of the first women in Quebec to become a surgeon   She spent 35 years in northern Uganda, where she and her husband, Dr. Piero Corti, built one of the most modern and...

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The Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill Hel…

January 18, 2012 by European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

The combined oral contraceptive pill does alleviates the symptoms of painful menstrual periods   A large Scandinavian study that has been running for 30 years has finally provided convincing evidence that the combined oral contraceptive pill does, indeed, alleviate the symptoms...

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Dr. Emily Howard Stowe - a Pioneering Ca…

December 24, 2011 by Library and Archives Canada

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was a pioneering Canadian physician and suffragette   She was not only the first Canadian woman to practise medicine in Canada, but she was also a lifelong champion of women's rights. Her tireless campaign...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to…

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover...

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Dynamic Between Biological Clock and…

Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks...

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The American Academy of Insurance…

The American Academy of Insurance Medicine (AAIM) is among the oldest medical...

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Helen B Taussig - a…

Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for...

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