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Why skin wrinkles more around the eyes

(HealthDay)—Facial wrinkles—such as so-called "laugh lines" or "crow's feet"—are the bane of many aging adults. Now, new research on cadavers may offer some insight into why some skin creases are more pronounced than ...

Jul 17, 2015
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"Saving Eliza" campaign helps another child

Valerie Byers had long suspected that her son Will's diagnosis of autism was wrong. So when she saw a clip on the homepage of the Today Show about a little girl named Eliza, in late February, she knew instantly that 5-year-old ...

Jul 17, 2015
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Novel leg prosthesis approved

(HealthDay)—A prosthesis for people with above-the-knee amputations who cannot use a conventional device has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Jul 16, 2015
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Institutional abuse and its long-term consequences

Funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, the "Vienna Institutional Abuse Study" is the first to investigate the psychological long-term consequences of institutional abuse and violence. Based on data provided by the City ...

Jul 13, 2015
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Can you actually hear 'inaudible' sound?

Are wind farms harmful to humans? Some believe so, others refute this; this controversial topic makes emotions run high. To give the debate more objectivity, an international team of experts dealt with the fundamentals of ...

Jul 10, 2015
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Doctors to get better access to digital data

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $1.3 million grant to researchers at the University of Arizona to develop open-source software that will enable health care professionals and scientists to manage biomedical ...

Jul 09, 2015
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