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Article ID: 608369

Short Sleepers Most Likely to Be Drowsy Drivers

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

New research from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is revealing that short sleepers, those who sleep less than six hours per night on average, are the most likely to experience drowsy driving , even when they feel completely rested.

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Article ID: 608362

College Students Face Risks, Unknown Benefits From Misuse of Prescription Stimulants

University of Rhode Island

Misuse of prescription stimulants by students has become a fact of life on college campuses as some students seek every advantage they can to succeed.

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1-Oct-2013 10:20 AM EDT
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Article ID: 608305

Telestroke Service Increases Rates of 'Clot-Buster' Treatment for Stroke, Reports Neurosurgery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A telestroke service increases the rate of effective tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) therapy for patients with acute ischemic stroke treated at community hospitals, according to a report in the October issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters Kluwer Health.

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Article ID: 608363

Listening Matters for Mothers

University of Iowa

A University of Iowa study shows that mothers with prematurely born babies benefit emotionally and mentally from one-on-one sessions with a hospital nurse. The pilot "listening visits" may provide a framework for helping pre-term infant mothers combat anxiety and depression. Results published in the Journal of Perinatology.

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Article ID: 608357

Researchers Find Early Success in New Treatment for Stroke Recovery

University of Texas at Dallas

Researchers tested using vagus nerve stimulation as a possible technique to improve stroke recovery. The study showed that pairing vagus nerve stimulation with physical rehabilitation returned all the rats in the trial group to pre-stroke levels – double the effectiveness of rehabilitation alone.

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1-Oct-2013 9:40 AM EDT
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Article ID: 608353

Inexpensive Drug Costing Less Than Three Dollars May Minimize Damage from Heart Attack

Mount Sinai Health System

Early treatment of heart attack patients with an inexpensive beta-blocker drug called metoprolol, while in transit to the hospital, can significantly reduce damage to the heart during a myocardial infarction, according to clinical trial study results published Oct. 1 in the journal Circulation.

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1-Oct-2013 9:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 608286

High Blood Sugar Levels Linked to Increased Wound Complications after Surgery, Reports Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

A new study released today shows that among patients undergoing surgery for chronic wounds related to diabetes, the risk of wound-related complications is affected by how well the patient's blood sugar levels are controlled before surgery. These findings appear in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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1-Oct-2013 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 608287

Body Contouring Improves Long-Term Weight Control after Gastric Bypass, Says Study in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Wolters Kluwer Health: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Body contouring surgery to remove excess skin improves long-term weight control in patients after gastric bypass surgery, reports a study in the October issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

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1-Oct-2013 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 608349

Body Image Impacts on Weight Gain During Pregnancy

University of Adelaide

How women perceive their bodies during pregnancy and how that impacts on their weight gain has been the subject of a new study by University of Adelaide researchers.

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1-Oct-2013 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 608350

Scientists Tap Into Spinal Response From Gastric Reflux

University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide researchers have made advances in the understanding of one of the world's most common medical conditions, gastric reflux, and how patients experience pain from it.

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1-Oct-2013 9:00 AM EDT
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