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Article ID: 555620

Child Care Pays Unexpected Dividends to Parents

University of Chicago

Besides caring for children, many child care centers have another overlooked function—they connect parents with each other as informal advisors in child rearing, and with agencies that help with the challenges of parenting. The parents build the contacts they need to navigate through problems, such as finding good health care and choosing schools.

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27-Aug-2009 10:40 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 555572

It Takes Two (Or More)

University of North Carolina Health Care System

UNC brain surgeon Anand Germanwala, M.D. and ENT surgeon Adam Zanation, M.D., collaborated to develop through-the-nose approach to repair a patient's ruptured brain aneurysm.

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26-Aug-2009 9:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 555476

Strong Link Found Between Concussions and Brain Tissue Injury

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have linked areas of brain injury to specific altered mental processes caused by concussions.

Released:
24-Aug-2009 9:00 AM EDT

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    23-Aug-2009 1:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 555419

Researchers Find Target for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered that targeting of a novel gene utilizing genetic and pharmacologic strategies was successful in treating pulmonary fibrosis in mice and will be developed for future testing in humans.

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20-Aug-2009 11:30 AM EDT

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Article ID: 555422

Men Can Get Breast Cancer, Too: Students Launch Alliance to Raise Awareness Among Both Genders

Florida State University

Even men can get breast cancer. That’s the message a non-profit organization formed by a group of Florida State University students and their instructor wants people to know.

Released:
20-Aug-2009 11:50 AM EDT

Article ID: 555187

AIDS Research Center Earns $7.5 Million Grant Renewal

University of Alabama at Birmingham

The grant enables investigators to focus, expand their research goals and explore new ideas through collaboration and shared resources available to HIV teams. The UAB CFAR supports research on disease prevention and treatment in AIDS patients and also strengthens the capacity for HIV research in developing countries such as Africa, said the center director.

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12-Aug-2009 8:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 555044

Obesity Remains No. 1 Health Problem for Kids in 2009

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health lists parents' top 10 health concerns for 2009; more adults worry about children's obesity while blacks, Hispanics rank obesity as top child health concern for first time.

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10-Aug-2009 7:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 555024

Narcissistic Bosses Destroy Morale, Drive Down Bottom Line

Florida State University

In recent years, the motivations of business leaders such as financier Bernard Madoff and former Enron CEO Ken Lay have come under increased scrutiny as a result of behavior that caused both their employees and the public considerable distress. Unquestionably, many of the documented lapses in judgment can be traced to selfishness and a failure to check one's ego.

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7-Aug-2009 11:45 AM EDT

Article ID: 555005

Non-invasive Brain Surgery Moves a Step Closer

Focused Ultrasound Foundation

Ten-patient feasibility study shows potential for treating brain disorders with transcranial MR-guided focused ultrasound.

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7-Aug-2009 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 555002

Colon Cancer May Yield to Cellular Sugar Starvation

Johns Hopkins Medicine

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center have discovered how two cancer-promoting genes enhance a tumor's capacity to grow and survive under conditions where normal cells die. The knowledge, they say, may offer new treatments that starve cancer cells of a key nutrient - sugar. However, the scientists caution that research does not suggest that altering dietary sugar will make any difference in the growth and development of cancer.

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6-Aug-2009 4:00 PM EDT

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