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2011-08-08 12:07:24

The most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, is associated with a greater risk of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.

2011-07-19 14:39:36

Birth control pills may reduce a woman's bone density, according to a study published online July 13 in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism by Group Health Research Institute (GHRI) scientists.

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2011-07-05 10:46:11

Massage therapy helps ease chronic low back pain and improve function, according to a randomized controlled trial that the Annals of Internal Medicine will publish in its July 5 issue.

2011-05-23 15:41:00

DALLAS, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association launches a year-long themed series that will focus on the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD).

2011-04-07 16:04:22

A video-based decision aid helped severely obese people to make more informed choices about bariatric surgery and reach more certainty about them.

2011-03-17 00:14:42

Online messaging can deliver organized follow-up care for depression effectively and efficiently.

2011-02-22 13:04:24

Radiologists who interpret more mammograms and spend some time reading diagnostic mammograms do better at determining which suspicious breast lesions are cancer.

2011-01-21 16:14:12

Obtaining consent for genetic studies can be an opportunity for researchers to foster respectful engagement with participants, not merely to mitigate legal risk.

2010-12-30 13:26:03

Many people in the U.S. have multiple common chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, which complicates health care needs.

2010-12-07 14:01:44

Try to schedule your screening mammogram during the first week of your menstrual cycle.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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