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2009-02-12 10:14:24

In research published this week in Neuron, researchers describe for the first time how cellular changes in the sleeping brain promote the formation of memories.

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2009-02-12 07:10:00

A recent study has shown that people were three times more likely to stay off cigarettes for at least six months if they were rewarded with up to $750.

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2009-02-08 08:20:00

For years controversy has surrounded whether electronic medical records (EMR) would lead to increased patient safety, cut medical errors, and reduce healthcare costs.

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2009-01-28 08:31:28

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have likely found one reason why the Ebola virus is such a powerful, deadly, and effective virus.

2009-01-22 09:00:00

Studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine on brain electrical signaling offer a fresh perspective on vertebrate evolution, provide additional evidence supporting Darwinian views of evolution, and may also lead to more effective treatment of epileptic seizures in infants.

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2009-01-09 15:30:00

A research team led by Nancy Speck, PhD, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has identified the location and developmental timeline in which a majority of bone marrow stem cells form in the mouse embryo.

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2008-12-10 11:09:40

Findings show promise for drugs to treat smokers who may be genetically prone to relapse.

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2008-12-10 08:44:46

Getting skinny and making cash is a powerful combo according to US researchers who said the incentive is more effective than conventional approaches.

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2008-11-30 07:35:00

A survey of pharmacies in three large US cities showed women have easier and quicker access to the morning after pill since the Food and Drug Administration ruled the medication could be sold to adults without a prescription.

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2008-04-22 00:35:00

Parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder should consider heart examinations before being prescribed with Ritalin or other stimulants, The American Heart Association said on Monday.


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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