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New genes for regulating the heart rhythm discovered

The QT interval is part of the heart's electrical cycle as measured by ECG, and represents the electrical depolarization and repolarization of the ventricles. Lengthened intervals indicate dysfunction in the heart beat and ...

Jul 02, 2014
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Vocal fry hurts women in the labor market

A form of speech known as vocal fry that is low in pitch and creaky sounding is increasingly common among young American women. Although previous research has suggested that this manner of speaking is associated with education ...

May 28, 2014
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Walking doesn't impair thinking and multitasking

(Medical Xpress)—When we're strolling down memory lane, our brains recall just as much information while walking as while standing still—findings that contradict the popular science notion that walking ...

May 09, 2014
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