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Cape Cod-TV correspondent Melissa Chartrand went into the hospital three years ago to undergo a hysterectomy, a common procedure that was supposed to eliminate her abdominal pains. But for Melissa, a far more serious pain ...
Cancer Jan 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- New research published today in the journal Science suggests it may be possible to use brain technology to learn to play a piano, reduce mental stress or hit a curve ball with little or no ...
Neuroscience Dec 08, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (38) | 26 |
Morgan Biggs, an eighth grade student at St. Anne's School of Annapolis in Maryland, has an opinion about cyberbullying. "Bullying comes in many different forms, from cyberbullying to physical bullying. It's ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 23, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
MammaCare, a revolutionary tool that has set standards for teaching women and clinicians how to perform clinical breast exams, is training professionals around the country to detect lumps earlier and save lives.
Cancer Nov 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Something is happening on playgrounds, in classrooms, in homes and in every walk of life across America. In fact, it's happening internationally.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
"I was cyberbullied at age 40 by someone that tried to beat me up in high school," says a person posting on a website that chronicles stories of people intimidated through digital communications.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 09, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Imagine living a life in which you are completely aware of the world around you but you're prevented from engaging in it because you are completely paralyzed. Even speaking is impossible. For an estimated ...
Neuroscience Oct 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
This spring, Nimbic Systems, based near Houston, Texas, received Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the company's Air Barrier System, a unique medical device for reducing surgical-incision ...
Medical research Oct 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Kris Appel was a federal employee for 17 years, working for the National Security Agency, when she realized she wanted to join the ranks of America's entrepreneurs.
Neuroscience Sep 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
When people recognize voices, part of what helps make voice recognition accurate is noticing how people pronounce words differently. But individuals with dyslexia don't experience this familiar language advantage, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
Stressing out about a boyfriend or girlfriend or history test is part of a typical day for a teenager. But what is making these insignificant events seem like the end of the world?
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 21, 2011 | 2 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Do you ever wonder about the stuff that makes up words? Why is a word a word, what goes into forming it, what's its history or why is it long or short? Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 20, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 6 |
Moral responses change as people age says a new study from the University of Chicago.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 03, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Supercomputers and next-generation gene sequencers allow researchers to explore DNA and heredity.
Genetics Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
From records to boom boxes to CDs and iPods, music has long been part of the lifeblood of being a teenager. Learning math and science in class is not always such a priority.
Other May 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |