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Health News Archive - December 21, 2012

Sports medicine industry continues to move towards integrated, digital healthcare for athletes. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Presagia,

Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affects the muscle coordination and body movement of children and adults for their entire lives.

SAIL magazine, Cruising World magazine and Sailing World magazine all nominated the Sparkman Stephens 30 as Boat of the Year and Best Boat 2013.

Stanford University announced study results in "Does Working From Home Work?" showing why more homeowners are choosing to work from a home office, confirming benefits from Connected

Autism And Other Disorders May Be Caused By Genetic Hotspot Mutations

A group of international researchers led by a team of investigators from the School of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, recently revealed a new study that provides signals as to the causes of autism and other related disorders.

Study Shows Medical Errors Are Commonplace In Surgery

Surgeons, who usually subscribe to the philosophy of “never events,”—certain medical mistakes that should never occur—often make mistakes in the operating room that may or may not be dangerous to their patients.

Extending steroid treatment for the most common form of kidney disease in children provides no benefit for preventing relapses or side effects.

Insulin resistance, or prediabetes, in individuals with kidney disease may be caused by the progressive retention of certain compounds that are normally excreted by the kidneys in healthy individuals.

Potential Genetic Culprit For Melanoma Found By Researchers

Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center say that they may have discovered a new, more targeted way of treating melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

Malaria brings misery and death to millions in the developing world each year, and fighting it keeps medical researchers up at night because the mosquito-borne parasite Plasmodium falciparum, which causes the deadliest form of the disease, has developed resistance to every drug thrown at it.

Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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