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Evolution of sport performances follows a physiological law

Geoffroy Berthelot and Stephane Len, both researchers at the IRMES (Institut de Recherche bioMédicale et d'Epidemiologie du Sport at INSEP, Paris, France), have published their findings in Age, the official journal of the ...

Jul 01, 2011
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Women win out in gastrointestinal surgery

In the first study to consider the impact of gender on patient outcomes in major gastrointestinal surgeries, researchers at UC San Diego Health System have found that women are more likely to survive after the procedure than ...

Jun 30, 2011
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Sticky solution for surgical sealants

(Medical Xpress) -- A Monash University researcher has developed a new form of surgical sealant that is not only easier for surgeons to manipulate, allowing for a more effective application, but significantly ...

Jun 22, 2011
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Researchers develop strategy to improve patient adherence

Physicians can help their patients follow prescribed treatments and achieve healthier results – particularly in chronic disease management – by using a three-pronged strategy developed by a team of researchers from ...

Jun 01, 2011
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Acupuncture of benefit to those with unexplained symptoms

Attending frequently with medically unexplained symptoms is distressing for both patient and doctor and effective treatment or management options are limited: one in five patients have symptoms that remain unexplained by ...

May 29, 2011
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New device could reduce surgical scarring

Researchers at Stanford University have developed a special wound dressing that they report was able to significantly reduce scar tissue caused by incisions.

May 23, 2011
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