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2011-04-19 12:37:36

Each year, more than two million critically ill patients are transferred from one hospital emergency department (ED) to another for appropriate care.

2011-04-07 13:48:16

A new 17 year follow-up study of 37,000 Israeli teenagers found that diabetes risk is mainly associated with increased body mass index (BMI) close to the time of diagnosis at early adulthood, while coronary heart disease risk is associated with elevated BMI both at adolescence and adulthood.

2011-03-25 19:05:48

Approximately five percent of prescriptions submitted by CVS Caremark Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) members in a 30-day period during 2009 included a "dispense as written" (DAW) designation.

2011-03-25 08:00:00

WOONSOCKET, R.I., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately five percent of prescriptions submitted by CVS Caremark Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) members in a 30-day period during 2009 included a "dispense as written" (DAW) designation.

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2011-03-22 11:40:00

A power line accident left a 25-year-old man horribly disfigured, but now he has successfully received the nation’s first full face transplant.

2011-03-10 13:26:49

A team of researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have found that approximately one out of every twelve adult smokers have abnormal lung densities present on chest computed tomography (CT) images suggestive of interstitial lung disease which is associated with substantial reductions in lung volumes.

2011-03-02 16:46:43

Melatonin is known to have cancer-protective properties, and shift work can induce desynchrony of the circadian system, reducing melatonin production.

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2011-02-25 08:20:00

Experiencing hot flashes and night sweats early on in menopause could be a good thing, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Menopause.

2011-02-03 13:29:41

In work that could jumpstart the promising field of cell therapy, in which cells are transplanted into the body to treat a variety of diseases and tissue defects, researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) have engineered cells that could solve one of the key challenges associated with the procedure: control of the cells and their microenvironment following transplantation.

2011-02-02 19:40:17

Advances in DNA sequencing technology have revolutionized biomedical research and taken us another step forward in personalized medicine.


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  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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