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Cochlea model reveals inner workings of the ear

PhD student Mohammad Ayat's research involved developing a model of the cochlea, a snail-shaped chamber in the human ear, focused on the cochlear microphonic (CM)—an electrical signal generated inside the cochlea in response ...

May 13, 2015
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Cigna rejects Anthem's latest merger deal

Cigna said Sunday it had rejected a multibillion-dollar buyout deal from rival health care giant Anthem, saying it was "deeply disappointed" in the group's actions.

Jun 22, 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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Reflection in medical education can lead to less burn-out

Drawing on its Jesuit Catholic heritage, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine has long understood the importance of reflection in medical education as a key element in physician formation. With physician burnout ...

Jun 02, 2015
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Moderate costs incurred by living kidney donors

(HealthDay)—Living kidney donors (LKDs) incur moderate costs related to the completion of donation evaluation, according to a study published online May 5 in the American Journal of Transplantation.

May 12, 2015
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