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Chinese herb relieves daily asthma symptoms

Press TV A traditional Chinese herbal remedy may be significantly helpful in relieving daily symptoms of asthmatic patients, Japanese researchers say. A study of more than 270 patients with asthma who either received a Chances mixture or standard treatment demonstrated … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Deficiency High Among Trauma Patients

PR Newswire New research presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) found that 77 percent of trauma patients had deficient or insufficient levels of vitamin D. Researchers have linked a lack of vitamin D with … Continue reading

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A new diagnosis for Frida Kahlo’s infertility

Angela Hopp EurekAlert Frida Kahlo’s many haunting self-portraits have been studied by experts for decades, have attracted worldwide attention and have sold for millions of dollars at auction. Yet, despite the fact that Kahlo’s work focuses largely on anatomy and … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying and bullying are not the same: UBC research

Heather Amos EurekAlert University of British Columbia research comparing traditional bullying with cyberbullying finds that the dynamics of online bullying are different, suggesting that anti-bullying programs need specific interventions to target online aggression. “There are currently many programs aimed at … Continue reading

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Migraine Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Women

PR Newswire NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New research suggests women who have migraine or have had them in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine. The … Continue reading

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Podcast: Saving Endangered Languages

Kerry Klein Science Now How can speakers of endangered languages protect their mother tongues from dying? And does modern technology help preserve disappearing speech? Science’s Kerry Klein speaks with Meg Noori and David Harrison about their attempts to protect endangered … Continue reading

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Cesarean section, induced labor not always best choice, studies say

Shari Roan Baltimore Sun Cesarean sections are often performed when a baby is going to be born early. Likewise, sometimes labor is induced when a woman’s water breaks too early in the pregnancy. However, two new studies suggest that these … Continue reading

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