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First Estrogen Receptor-α Mutation Ident…

July 11, 2013 by Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen’s action has been identified for the first time in a female, researchers report.   The 18-year-old wasn’t experiencing breast development or menstruation, classic symptoms of too little estrogen, the usual cause...

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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

August 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation significantly reduced expression of inflammatory genes   Many elderly people spend their last years alone. Spouses pass and children scatter. But being lonely is much more than a silent house and a lack of companionship. Over time...

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Know the Dos and Don’ts for Fall Clean-u…

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

What orthopaedic surgeons want you to know   Home chores never seem to get erased from the to-do-list and with several holidays around the corner this fall, many of those tasks move even higher on that list. As part...

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Biochemists Solve a Birth-Defect Mystery

September 28, 2012 by Dr Dali Edwards

The cellular cause of birth defects like cleft palates, missing teeth and problems with fingers and toes has been a tricky puzzle for scientists.   Now Professor Emily Bates and her biochemistry students at Brigham Young University have...

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A Guide to Bacterial Vaginosis Treatment

April 10, 2015 by Steve

Many of us feel that since we look fit we can handle minor disorders in our body   However that might not be the case; you might be overlooking some ailments just because you are unfamiliar with them...

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Trampoline Safety Advice

October 2, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The AAOS produced an audio public service message and position statement about trampoline safety   Yankees baseball player underwent surgery late last week after suffering a career-threatening ankle injury while jumping on a trampoline. Yankees baseball player Joba Chamberlain underwent...

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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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Jump, Flip, Twist and Enjoy…

AAOS offers gymnastics safety tips   Gymnastics is a rigorous sport requiring long hours...

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The American Academy of Cosmetic…

What is the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery?   Founded in 1985, the mission...

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May Edwards Chinn

May Edward Chinn did not plan on becoming a doctor   Originally she wanted...

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