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Recurring Shoulder Instability Injuries …

July 31, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

How to Minimize the Chances of Shoulder Injuries   Summer is a peak season for many sports, and with that comes sport-related injuries. Among those injuries is shoulder joint dislocation. According to a literature review in the August...

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Guidelines for the Screening and Treatme…

September 29, 2012 by Moffitt Cancer Center

New potential tools   Julio M. Pow-Sang, M.D., chair of Moffitt Cancer Center's Department of Genitourinary Oncology, and colleagues have published two prostate cancer articles in the September issue of JNCCN -- The Journal of the National Comprehensive...

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Delivery of therapeutics: Small Packages…

July 14, 2013 by University of Melbourne

New strategy to coat microscopic materials   University of Melbourne researchers have developed an efficient system to coat tiny objects, such as bacterial cells, with thin films that assemble themselves which could have important implications for drug delivery...

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Novel Spinal Neuromodulation Device Deli…

March 25, 2011 by American Academy of Pain Medicine

Results from an ongoing prospective study report that a novel spinal neuromodulation device changes the paradigm for patients suffering with low back pain   who have not found relief through conventional spinal cord stimulation (SCS). The single-centered results...

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More gene links to breast cancer risk

October 19, 2012 by Vanderbilt University

The well-known BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations linked to breast cancer are rare and have a strong effect on cancer risk   But since these mutations only contribute to a small percentage of breast cancers, much of the genetic...

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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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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Identified…

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

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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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The American Academy of Child…

Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or...

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Women in Medicine: How Female…

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to...

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