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Why People Get Cold Feet

Science Daily Cold feet — those chilly appendages that plague many people in the winter and an unlucky few all year round — can be the bane of existence for singles and couples alike. In a new study, scientists led … Continue reading

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U.S. Government Admits CT Scans Are a Major Cause of Breast Cancer That They Are Supposed To Detect

Prevent Disease Findings from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) have found that CT (computed tomography) scans are a major cause of the breast cancer they are supposed to detect, and women should avoid all ‘just-in-case’ and routine screening, a US … Continue reading

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New National Study Shows Integrative Medicine Commonly Used to Treat Chronic Health Conditions

PR Newswire MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Seventy-five percent of integrative medicine centers included in a new study about integrative practice reported success treating chronic pain. More than half of centers reported successfully using integrative medicine to treat gastrointestinal … Continue reading

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Babies Sleep Better If They Are Drugged And Vaccinated In The Afternoon

Christina England VacTruth Babies are now being drugged with powerful medications to reduce potential pain and fever before being vaccinated with multiple vaccinations. This is said to aid sleep which according to experts maximizes the vaccines response. Linda Franck and … Continue reading

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Protein Critical for Tissue Regeneration Discovered

Science Daily ScienceDaily (Mar. 20, 2012) — A flatworm known for its ability to regenerate cells is shedding more light on how cancer could be treated and how regenerative medicine could better target diseases, according to researchers at the University … Continue reading

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In recognizing faces, the whole is not greater than the sum of its parts

Lucy Hyde EurekAlert How do we recognize a face? To date, most research has answered “holistically”: We look at all the features—eyes, nose, mouth—simultaneously and, perceiving the relationships among them, gain an advantage over taking in each feature individually. Now … Continue reading

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Statins linked with lower depression risk in heart patients

Steve Tokar EurekAlert Patients with heart disease who took cholesterol-lowering statins were significantly less likely to develop depression than those who did not, in a study by Mary Whooley, MD, a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and … Continue reading

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Neuroscientists make headway turning thoughts into speech

Source: USA Today In a report out Tuesday, scientists say that through a kind of surgical wiretapping they were able to translate brain electrical signals back into single words overheard by patients, with 89% accuracy. The report raises the possibility … Continue reading

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Breakthrough in mind-reading technology

Source: SMH Scientists may one day be able to eavesdrop on our thoughts, after a major breakthrough which allowed researchers to decode brain activity. The finding could eventually allow neuroscientists to “hear” the thoughts of stroke sufferers or other patients … Continue reading

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Diabetes again linked to colon cancer risk: study

Source: Reuters People with diabetes have a somewhat increased risk of colon cancer, an international study said — but the reasons for the connection, and what should be done about it, remain unclear. Researchers headed by Hiroki Yuhara, at the … Continue reading

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