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2012-03-15 23:00:00

Researchers from the National University of Singapore and National Cancer Centre Singapore found that Asian breast cancer patients turned to mahjong, qi gong and complementary alternative medicine to cope with cognitive changes A recent study by National University of Singapore (NUS) researchers revealed that Asian breast cancer patients who had received or were undergoing chemotherapy treatment showed symptoms of "chemobrain", in which they encounter memory loss, difficulty in decision...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.