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2012-12-16 05:02:02

Following an article revealing that the MLB figurehead was diagnosed with brain cancer over the summer, Voices Against Brain Cancer offers their support. New

2012-04-11 14:44:45

A new technique for analyzing brain images offers the possibility of using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to predict the rate of progression and physical path of many degenerative brain diseases.

2010-02-27 09:16:22

The most frequent error in medicine seems to occur nearly one out of three times a patient is referred to a specialist.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.