Archive: 12/03/2012

Root cause of dental phobia

(Medical Xpress) -- Women in their forties are more likely to have dental anxiety than any other age group according to a University of Sydney study into dental anxiety and phobia.

Mar 12, 2012
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Scientists study human diseases in flies

More than two-thirds of human genes have counterparts in the well-studied fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, so although it may seem that humans don't have much in common with flies, the correspondence of our genetic instructions ...

Mar 12, 2012
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New weight loss surgery folds stomach into smaller size

(Medical Xpress) -- Patients seeking a weight-loss surgery that does not require an implanted device or permanent change to their anatomy, have a new clinical trial option at UC San Diego Health System. Santiago Horgan, MD, ...

Mar 12, 2012
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Avatar teaches breastfeeding benefits and techniques

Breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life is linked to a lower risk of several health problems for both the mother and child. For instance, children who are breastfed are less likely to suffer from asthma, ...

Mar 12, 2012
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