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Yoga Reduces Stress

July 23, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

UCLA study helps caregivers of people with dementia   Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels...

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Indians and Europeans Share a Milky Past

September 9, 2011 by Cambridge University

Cambridge University researchers have discovered that lactose tolerant milk-drinkers in India and Europe could be related to the same person who lived at some point in the last 10,000 years   The Cambridge team, in association with fellow...

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Safety Tips to Avoid Yoga-related Injury

October 1, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Moderation is key to avoiding yoga-related injury when bending and stretching   Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India, that involves a series of stretching, posing and breathing exercises. When done correctly and...

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Kidney Grafts Function Longer in Europe …

October 12, 2012 by Heidelberg University Hospital

Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States   While the one-year survival rate is 90% in both Europe and the United States, after five years...

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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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Eye Protection is Essential for All Athl…

September 23, 2011 by the American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent devastating injuries   For Stephen Sacks, what started out as a routine basketball game his senior year of high school turned into a medical emergency. Stephen was a young basketball...

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Hemodynamic Results After Transcatheter Aortic…

Topics: Valvular Heart Diseases   Since 2007 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) has become...

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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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Why Women should be Nurses…

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been...

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