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The merits of physical therapy

(HealthDay)—You suffered an injury that has sidelined you from exercise, but you dodged a bullet—your doctor has said that you don't need surgery.

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It's not just what you eat, but when you eat it

Fat cells store excess energy and signal these levels to the brain. In a new study this week in Nature Medicine, Georgios Paschos PhD, a research associate in the lab of Garret FitzGerald, MD, FRS director of the Institute ...

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Let me sleep on it: Creative problem solving enhanced by REM sleep

Research led by a leading expert on the positive benefits of napping at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine suggests that Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep enhances creative problem-solving. The findings ...

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Study yields clues about the evolution of epilepsy

Two children have a seizure. One child never has another seizure. Twenty years later, the other child has a series of seizures and is diagnosed with epilepsy. A study being led by researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ...