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Health News Archive - November 28, 2011

Women with low risk pregnancies should be able to choose where they give birth.

Sub-Saharan African countries that train and invest in their doctors end up losing billions of dollars as the clinicians leave to work in developed nations.

Huntington's disease (HD) is characterized by ongoing destruction of specific neurons within the brain.

While the World’s Economy Struggles, USAPaydayForever.com Announces a Rise in Applications for Payday Loans.

http://www.etax2290.com Helps Highway Heavy Vehicle Owners and Operators to File Form 2290 HVUT Electronically with IRS and Get Schedule-1 in Minutes.

Hypoglossal nerve stimulation (HGNS) produced marked dose-related increases in airflow in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) patients without arousing them from sleep.

A low-calorie diet eliminates insulin dependence and leads to improved heart function in obese patients with type 2 diabetes.

New Autism Treatment Appears Promising

Neuroscientists have homed in on potential differences in the brain cells of autistic people by studying brainlike spheres grown in an elaborate process from skin cells.

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have identified abnormalities in the brains of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that may serve as a biomarker for the disorder.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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