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40 Percent Of Cops Have Sleep Disorders
2011-12-21 11:34:19

In a new survey of police officers, researchers found that 40 percent have symptoms of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea and insomnia, increasing the risk of adverse health, safety and performance outcomes of many lawmen.

2011-11-05 23:30:00

Based on current trends, nearly 6.5 million Americans between the ages of 35 and 84 are expected to be diagnosed with knee osteoarthritis in the next 10 years, according to research presented

Saving Heart Attack Victims With Computer Science
2011-09-29 04:30:22

Researchers find EKG anomalies that warn whose heart attacks could be fatal.

One Drink A Day For Good Health
2011-09-07 10:00:16

New research shows that women who enjoy one alcoholic drink per day at midlife may be healthier in old age.

Poor Sleep Quality Can Affect Blood Pressure
2011-08-30 08:24:38

A new study has found that older men who suffer from a lack of deep sleep are nearly twice as likely to have high blood pressure.

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2011-07-06 11:05:00

Researchers have found that women who stay fit, eat healthier, do not smoke, and maintain a healthy weight may have a greater chance of avoiding risk of sudden cardiac death.

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2011-06-13 12:54:25

According to a new study, scientists have uncovered a trio of genes tied to migraine headaches, including one in which the link is exclusive to women.

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2011-05-12 09:40:00

Researchers looking to treat emphysema and other diseases believe they have discovered stem cells in the lung that can make a wide variety of the organ’s tissues.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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