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2014-12-11 08:25:42

Black seniors elsewhere in U.S. still less likely than whites, Hispanics & Asians to have blood pressure, diabetes & cholesterol in control ANN ARBOR, Mich., Dec.

2014-11-26 16:24:48

Findings pave way for new lines of cancer research focused on detection and prevention BOSTON, Nov.

2014-06-18 20:21:54

Loss-of-function mutations in APOC3 gene lower blood lipids and lower risk of coronary artery disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By scouring the DNA of thousands

2014-01-16 14:04:47

An endotracheal extubation training video produced by Rafael Ortega, MD, the vice-chair of academic affairs for the department of anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and professor of anesthesiology at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and his colleagues is featured in this week's New England Journal of Medicine.

2013-11-29 13:01:15

It's rare to hear good news about dementia.

2013-10-31 11:21:51

"Treatment as prevention" – early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected individuals with uninfected sexual partners to prevent viral transmission – appears to make economic sense, along with meeting its clinical goals of helping infected patients stay healthy and reducing transmission.

2013-10-10 11:41:02

Video ratings data of surgeons' operating skills successfully predicted whether patients would suffer complications after they leave the operating room.

2013-09-19 13:24:10

A study published in the Sept. 19 New England Journal of Medicine provides some of the clearest evidence to date that colonoscopy has advantages over sigmoidoscopy for the prevention of colorectal cancer.

2013-09-19 10:33:31

A study in the Sept. 19 New England Journal of Medicine finds that colonoscopy appears to reduce the risk of developing or dying from colorectal cancer more powerfully than does sigmoidoscopy, a similar procedure that examines only a portion of the colon.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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