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Drug dramatically reduces diabetes symptoms in mice

Can diabetes be prevented and even reversed? Yes, it can—at least in genetically obese mice, according to a newly published study by led by researchers Bruce Hammock at the University of California, Davis, and Joan Clària ...

Jan 12, 2015
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Rihanna eases kids' pain after surgery

Pediatric patients who listened to 30 minutes of songs by Rihanna, Taylor Swift and other singers of their choosing—or audio books—had a significant reduction in pain after major surgery, according to a new Northwestern ...

Jan 08, 2015
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New book aims to clear up 'hookup culture' confusion

As students return to campus post-holiday break, a Michigan State University professor has released an e-book she hopes will demystify the "hookup culture" that often accompanies the college social scene.

Jan 08, 2015
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