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Aurora Martinez - long road to find a cu…

September 29, 2011 by Walter Wehus

Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she and her team have received a generous grant and are hoping to start their own company Aurora Martinez and her research group work to find...

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Why Women should be Nurses and not Doct…

December 16, 2011 by Professor Anne Crowther, Centre for the History of Medicine, Glasgow University

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been dominated by two iconic figures Sophia Jex-Blake (1840 - 1912) and Florence Nightingale (1820 - 1910)   They died within a couple of years of one...

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The Story of Dagmar Berne

December 25, 2011 by Vanessa Witton

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney Medical School Foundation Dagmar Berne was born in the New South Wales coastal town of Bega on 16 November 1866, the daughter of a Danish-born...

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Helen B Taussig - a Founder of Pediatric…

December 25, 2011 by Todd Edwards

Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for her innovative work on "blue baby" syndrome   In 1944, Taussig, surgeon Alfred Blalock, and surgical technician Vivien Thomas developed an operation to correct the congenital...

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Selumetinib - Breakthrough in Ovarian Ca…

February 14, 2013 by St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center

Researchers at The University of Arizona Cancer Center at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have discovered that many women with low-grade serous carcinoma of the ovary   or peritoneum have seen their tumors stabilize or...

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Treating Hepatitis C Infection in Prison…

September 28, 2012 by Wiley

Incarcerated patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection are just as likely to respond to treatment for the disease as patients in the community,   according to findings published in the October issue of Hepatology, a peer-reviewed...

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