News tagged with world war ii
Ernie Pyle – an iconic war correspondent in World War II – reportedly said "There are no atheists in foxholes." A new joint study between two brothers at Cornell and Virginia Wesleyan found that only ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 24, 2013 | 2.5 / 5 (4) | 2
In the 1970s, the Khmer Rouge killed 2 million people in Cambodia's "killing fields," roughly a quarter of the population. Today, 80 percent of Cambodians say they're victims of the regime, including half ...
Other Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A treatment that removes heavy metals from the body has long been touted as an alternative therapy to combat hardening arteries. Now a 10-year, $31 million clinical trial has found that chelation therapy does help heart attack ...
Cardiology Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Spouses, family members and others who provide informal care to U.S. military members after they return home from conflict often toil long hours with little support, putting them at risk for physical, emotional and financial ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The 1950s were not as prudish as they seemed on the surface, says economist Andrew Francis.
Health Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
All cigarettes sold in Australia will be in identical, plain packages from Saturday in a world first after the government overcame legal challenges from the tobacco industry.
Health Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Dr. Joseph Murray, who won the Nobel Prize for performing the first-ever successful organ transplant, died late Monday in Boston at the age of 93, his family said.
Other Nov 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Apichai Tuanyok dedicated several years to working on a bacterial pathogen in Canada, but his breakthrough occurred in Flagstaff with an unexpected finding on a routine lab report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Wounded soldiers who sustained chest injuries in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq) had higher mortality rates than soldiers in Korea and Vietnam, according to a military trauma study ...
Surgery Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The vast majority of the post-war baby boomers have had at least one medical condition requiring regular GP visits in the run-up to retirement, and just one in six was completely condition free, according ...
Health Sep 21, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—The Olympics have Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern games. The Paralympics have Sir Ludwig Guttmann.
Other Aug 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- America's newest veterans are filing for disability benefits at a historic rate, claiming to be the most medically and mentally troubled generation of former troops the nation has ever seen.
Health May 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Phys.org) -- Lung cancer cases continue to rise in women with more than 18,000 UK women diagnosed with the disease in 2009 according to the latest Cancer Research UK figures released today (Friday).
Cancer Apr 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Jackson Laboratory researchers have demonstrated that a single, targeted x-ray treatment of an individual eye in young, glaucoma-prone mice provided that eye with apparently life-long and typically complete protection from ...
Ophthalmology Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A University of Kentucky faculty member is a contributing author on a new study demonstrating a connection between a common solvent chemical and Parkinson's disease. Dr. Franca Cambi of the UK Kentucky Neuroscience Institute ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |