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Article ID: 533753

Researchers Develop Targeted Approach to Pain Management

Harvard Medical School

Scientists have combined a normally inactive lidocaine derivative with capsaicin, the "˜heat'-generating ingredient in chili peppers, to produce pain-specific local anesthesia. When injected into rats, this combination completely blocked pain without interfering with either motor function or sensitivity to non-painful stimuli.

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27-Sep-2007 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 533969

$1.4 Million Grant to Fund Autism Research

Florida State University

Estimates indicate that 1 out of 150 children will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), but most will not be diagnosed until they are almost ready to start kindergarten.

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3-Oct-2007 11:35 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 533889

Physicist Shining a Light on Mysterious "˜Dark Matter'

Florida State University

We've all been taught that our bodies, the Earth, and in fact all matter in the universe is composed of tiny building blocks called atoms. Now imagine if this weren't the case. This mind-bending concept is at the core of the scientific research that one Florida State University professor -- and hundreds of his colleagues all over the world -- are pursuing.

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2-Oct-2007 9:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 533837

Record Number of Kids Expected to Get Flu Vaccine This Year

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

According to results from the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health, 65 percent of parents plan to have their children, ages 6 months to 5 years, vaccinated against the flu this season. The poll also finds that parents are more likely to vaccinate their kids if they plan to vaccinate themselves.

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1-Oct-2007 10:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 533806

Hunters: Don't Let Heart Trouble Ruin Your Season!

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Every year, an unknown number of hunters never make it back home because their hearts suffer problems brought on by the strenuous exercise and dramatic bursts of activity that hunting can bring. U-M experts says, hunters can take steps now to protect themselves from heart problems during the hunt.

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1-Oct-2007 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 533805

Pregnancy After Breast Cancer Is Possible

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Alyssa Tushman was a new mother when she was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer. After aggressive treatment "“ including chemotherapy, radiation therapy and a double mastectomy "“ experts at the U-M Cancer Center said that another baby would be possible. Today, she's pregnant with her third child.

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1-Oct-2007 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 533709

$22 Million Gift Launches New Medical Research Institute

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

A new and extraordinary $22 million gift from A. Alfred Taubman to the University of Michigan Health System is making possible a new institute, with a mission of supporting fundamental research to advance the understanding of the causes, treatment and prevention of a broad range of human diseases.

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26-Sep-2007 8:40 AM EDT

Article ID: 533708

UCLA Medical Center Performs Its First Living Donor Kidney "˜Swap'

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA Medical Center on Sept. 20 performed its first living donor kidney "swap," a procedure in which a loved one of a kidney transplant patient who is not compatible as a donor exchanges organs with another incompatible pair under an innovative new paired donation program.

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26-Sep-2007 8:35 AM EDT
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    24-Sep-2007 4:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 533553

Older Blacks and Latinos Still Lag Whites in Controlling Diabetes

Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan

Despite decades of advances in diabetes care, African Americans and Latinos are still far less likely than whites to have their blood sugar under control, even with the help of medications, a new national study finds. That puts them at a much higher risk of blindness, heart attack, kidney failure and other long-term diabetes complications.

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20-Sep-2007 2:30 PM EDT

Article ID: 533567

Daily Classroom Assessment Key to Reading Achievement

International Literacy Association (ILA)

What do test scores tell us about student success? Peter Afflerbach discusses the differences between tests that measure achievement and assessments that help create it.

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20-Sep-2007 4:45 PM EDT

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