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2010-12-01 21:22:48

Most survivors of extremely low birth weight grow up to become productive adults.

2010-11-29 04:00:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies unanimously voted to elect Dr. Benjamin H. Lewis and Ms. Faye H.

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2010-11-17 09:55:00

Working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.

2010-10-01 10:28:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national initiative, the Pediatric Trials Network (PTN), was created this week with a $95 million grant supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

2010-09-22 13:53:00

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Children's Study has initiated recruitment at 30 additional study locations around the United States.

2010-08-02 16:48:14

A study in the Aug. 1 issue of the journal SLEEP shows that at 2 to 4 weeks of age male infants are easier to arouse than females during quiet sleep, and by 2 to 3 months of age there are no significant gender differences in arousability.

2010-07-13 12:56:00

The George Washington University Medical Center To Lead Multi-Institutional Effort WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from institutions across Washington, DC, led by Alan E.

2010-06-18 14:49:00

USAID Partners with the American Academy of Pediatrics, Laerdal Medical AS and others to help reduce infant mortality in the developing world WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

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2010-06-17 08:28:31

University of Michigan and NIH scientists find a biological mechanism to explain the phenomenon.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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