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The nose's unheralded neighbor

Pity the poor maxillary sinuses. Those bulbous pouches on either side of the human nose are known more for trapping mucus and causing sinus infections than anything else. They were thought to be an evolutionary ...

Mar 12, 2013
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New sexual health app to help men last longer

(Medical Xpress)—A new smartphone app that will enable men to last longer in the bedroom by tackling premature ejaculation during sex has been created by QApps, Queen Mary, University of London's app store.

Jul 19, 2013
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Ten weird and terrifying medical instruments from the past

The UK's largest medical charity, the Wellcome Trust, has made its vast database of images freely available to all. The collection holds photos of hundreds of years worth of medicine, instruments and scientific culture. ...

Jan 22, 2014
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Raising awareness about Sjogren's syndrome

Oakland, Calif., physician Sarah Schafer is a trim woman with robust color in her cheeks, bright blue eyes and a pleasant smile. She is the outward picture of health - an image that doesn't begin to tell the inside story.

Oct 14, 2011
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Study shows 'mind-blowing sex' is a reality

(Medical Xpress) -- The term mind-blowing has been used to describe great sexual encounters for many generations, but for one 54-year-old woman, sex with her husband really was mind-blowing.

Oct 18, 2011
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Dr. David Magnus on understanding brain death

When is a person considered dead? Two recent cases have thrust the issue of "brain death" back into the national conversation. In Texas, the brain-dead Marlise Muñoz was connected to machines that kept her other vital organs ...

Feb 06, 2014
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