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The Personal Genome Project Canada (PGP-C) launches this week giving Canadians an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a groundbreaking research study about human genetics and health.
Genetics Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many Americans have fatalistic views on cancer prevention—they believe that getting cancer is a matter of luck or fate. Recent research, published in the Journal of Communication, found that people who use the internet to inq ...
Cancer Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new survey shows that about one in four physicians uses social media daily or multiple times a day to scan or explore medical information, and 14 percent use social media each day to contribute new information, according ...
Health Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The Web sites of providers of female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) offer a limited amount of poor quality clinical information, according to a study published online Nov. 21 in BMJ Open.
Other Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Stillbirth is a tragedy that occurs in one of every 160 births in the United States. Compounding the sadness for many families, the standard medical test used to examine fetal chromosomes often can't pin down what caused ...
Health Dec 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research is revealing how red blood cells are made and how the body regulates the amount of haemoglobin that is packaged in red blood cells at any time. Genomic analysis techniques have doubled the number of genetic regions ...
Genetics Dec 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The classic theory of the brain is one of connections, in which the brain consists of a network of neurons that interact with each other to allow us to think, see, interpret, and understand ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 8 |
Scientists have found that low-level exposure to organophosphates (OPs) produces lasting decrements in neurological and cognitive function. Memory and information processing speed are affected to a greater degree than other ...
Health Dec 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Everyone knows that men and women tend to hold different views on certain things. However, new research by scientists from the University of Bristol and published in PLoS ONE indicates that this may literally be the case. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 30, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 2 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the VA San Diego Healthcare System have found that deficiencies in the neural processing of simple auditory tones can evolve into ...
Neuroscience Nov 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Genome mapping could prove key in preventing superbugs in hospitals, an Australian researcher said Friday, urging its use to prevent countless deaths from antibiotic-resistant infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 0
Race, education, and income impact health information-seeking, confidence in obtaining health information and trust in health information sources.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple formula can predict at birth a baby's likelihood of becoming obese in childhood, according to a study published today in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Overweight and Obesity Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—According to psychological lore, when it comes to items of information the mind can cope with before confusion sets in, the "magic" number is seven.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (9) | 9 |
Patients with online access to their medical records and secure e-mail communication with clinicians had increased use of clinical services, including office visits and telephone encounters, compared to patients who did not ...
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0