Archive: 11/27/2012

UN passes first resolution on female mutilation

The UN General Assembly on Monday passed its first resolution condemning female genital mutilation, which opponents say more than 140 million women worldwide have had to endure.

Nov 27, 2012
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Friendly nudge prompts 40 per cent to visit GP

More than a third (40 per cent) of people say talking to a friend or relative about a change to their body that was playing on their mind encouraged them to make an appointment with a GP, according to a new ...

Nov 27, 2012
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Study: Relief of pain is a reward

(Medical Xpress)—The Pain Research Group at the UA College of Medicine-Tucson studies the underlying causes of acute and chronic pain to promote the discovery of new targets for drug development with the ultimate goal of ...

Nov 27, 2012
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Enzyme explains angina in diabetics

(Medical Xpress)—In a new study published in the scientific journal Circulation, scientists at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital show that an enzyme called arginase might have a key ...

Nov 27, 2012
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