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2012-01-25 04:57:05

Lifestyle counseling, practiced as part of routine care for people with diabetes, helps people more quickly lower blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels and keep them under control, according to a large long-term study.

2012-01-24 10:31:20

Exposure to iodinated contrast media during imaging procedures is associated with changes in thyroid function, and increased risk of developing hyperthyroidism.

2012-01-16 10:58:47

From tracking activities within bacteria to creating images of molecules that make up human hair, several experiments have already demonstrated the unique abilities of the revolutionary imaging technique called multi-isotope imaging mass spectometry, or MIMS, developed by researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH).

Pill Lets Your Doctor See Inside Your Body
2012-01-11 04:26:53

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital successfully test tiny precision-controlled device that patients swallow like a pill

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.

2011-11-28 23:17:19

Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers have created a vaccine that is more potent than traditional vaccines available today.

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

Coffee Linked With Decreased Risk For Skin Cancer
2011-10-25 13:36:14

New research announced on Monday offers evidence that drinking coffee is associated with a decreased risk of a common and slow-growing type of skin cancer known as basal cell carcinoma.

2011-10-25 13:20:01

Patient satisfaction is increasingly recognized as an important component of quality of care.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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