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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 14:38:11 -0700 | health-news

A recently published study by researchers in the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital is the first to compare and describe the occurrence and distribution patterns of basketball-related injuries treated in emergency departments and the high...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 11:53:40 -0700 | health-news

Fortunately, cells have several major DNA repair systems that can fix this damage, which may lead to cancer and other diseases if not mended. The effectiveness of these repair systems varies greatly from person to person; scientists believe that this...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 11:47:50 -0700 | health-news

Foundation today announced that six of its addiction medicine fellows have received Next Generation Awards for Adolescent Substance Use Prevention ...The $25,000 awards are given to the respective fellowship programs to support their provision of tailored educational experiences for the...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 14:20:51 -0700 | health-news

The extraordinary finding comes from a multi-institutional team that analyzed data and other material from two long-term studies involving nearly 128,000 participants. RNA dramatically reduce their chances of developing colorectal cancer by taking aspirin.
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 07:59:43 -0700 | health-news

A University of California, San Diego School of Medicine randomized controlled trial of obese adults with type 2 diabetes suggests that participants enrolled in a community-based structured weight loss program are able to shed more pounds, improve blood sugar control...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 06:30:29 -0700 | health-news

In the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Chemical Science , Lu has announced that he and his coworkers have developed a novel technique that detects the subcellular location of a protein (Chem. Sci., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00578C, http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/sc/c4sc00578c#!divAbstract...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 06:30:27 -0700 | health-news

D., Chair of the 2014 Report Card Research Advisory Committee, will unveil and explain 10 elements of the first-ever U.S. report card evaluating physical activity among children and youth. America; and the Congressional Fitness Caucus will participate.
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-23 06:30:27 -0700 | health-news

A new initiative is launching a smartphone app and other decision-making tools to make this task easier for patients and their primary care providers. The Accurate Insulin Decisions (AID) program, developed by the Endocrine Society and six other health care...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 13:54:53 -0700 | health-news

When coupled with an innovative electrode placement planning system developed by physicians at Rush, the device facilitated the complete elimination of seizures in nearly half of the implanted Rush patients enrolled in the decade-long clinical trials.
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 13:53:26 -0700 | health-news

Holtgrave is one of 24 members who serve on the council, which is comprised of a diverse group of researchers, service providers and community leaders from around the country, including people living with HIV...He also served on an Institute of...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 12:13:16 -0700 | health-news

In general, infertility is the inability of a woman to conceive after at least a year of unprotected sex with her husband or live-in partner. This often misunderstood condition affects one in eight couples in the U.S. And with only...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 11:12:36 -0700 | health-news

The condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels over time and renders them stiff, narrowed and hardened, greatly reducing their ability to feed oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle and the brain. In a series of experiments, described April...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 11:11:14 -0700 | health-news

The report was prepared by the Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) Curriculum Task Force of the AMP Training and Education Committee. Our goal was to address the critical need of educating future medical laboratory scientists appropriately in order to manage the...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 07:41:53 -0700 | health-news

In the United States, approximately 179 million cases of acute diarrhea occur each year, and most of those cases are entirely preventable, a researcher from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) concluded in a New England...
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Charlottesville :: VA :: USA | updated 2014-04-22 07:41:51 -0700 | health-news

April 22, 2014 Sweating is a natural function of the body to cool it down during physical exertion or from a warm environment or to even help cope with emotional situations. But some people have overactive glands and produce sweat...
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