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Latest professor of internal medicine Stories

2010-10-12 16:50:21

The use of estrogen therapy by postmenopausal women might increase the risk of developing kidney stones.

2010-05-21 09:30:39

Patients with chronic kidney disease who have been diagnosed with depression are twice as likely to be hospitalized, progress to long-term dialysis treatments or die within a year as those who are not depressed.

2009-12-23 16:43:02

University of Iowa researchers have shown that a protein channel helps nerve sensors in blood vessels keep blood pressure in check.

2009-11-19 10:14:19

Contrary to current thinking, a condition called gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) might not develop as a direct result of acidic digestive juices burning the esophagus, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found in an animal study.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.