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Properly plucking hairs can encourage new follicles

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Brooks Hays LOS ANGELES, April 10 (UPI) — In a study at USC's Keck School of Medicine, researchers found that plucking a specific amount of hair in a precise pattern results in significant regeneration.

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New Waldenstrom's drug shows sustained benefit at two years

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( Dana-Farber Cancer Institute ) Dana-Farber researchers report in the New England Journal of Medicine that ibrutinib, a newly approved drug for Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia, continues to control the rare blood cancer, with 95 percent of patients surviving for two years.

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Emirates Airbus A380 EK201 live updates as plane declares emergency

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According to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine 2013, medical emergencies in-flight are more common than you might think. The journal said that they occurred in one out of every 604 flights.

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UW scientists find key link in cold-virus picture

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Researchers at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) have made a key discovery about a cold-causing virus that is strongly associated with severe asthma attacks.

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Journal of Adolescent Health Launches New Webpage "For Parents & Teens"

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The Journal of Adolescent Health¬†(JAH), the Official Publication of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, has added an important new online resource, “For Parents & Teens,” to directly connect adolescents, young adults, and their families to practical information and insights from trusted healthcare professionals in the field. “Over the past decade, the Journal of Adolescent Health has …

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Targeting dangerous inflammation inside artery plaque

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( The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine ) A research team showed that a nanotherapeutic medicine can halt the growth of artery plaque cells resulting in the fast reduction of the inflammation that may cause a heart attack.

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Doctors find 'boiled egg' inside patient

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April 3, 2015, 12:52 p.m. The lump, which resembles a boiled egg, inside the patient's stomach. Photo: The New England Journal of Medicine The lump, which resembles a boiled egg, inside the patient's stomach.

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Institute of Human Virology Surpasses 1 Million HIV Patients in Overseas Care and Treatment

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Since 2004, the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has cared for one million HIV infected individuals in seven African and two Caribbean nations through more than $300 million in funding from the U.S.

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Fetal DNA tests prove highly accurate but experts warn of exceptions

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A Roche blood test to screen fetuses for Down syndrome worked far better than standard prenatal screening tests in younger, low-risk women, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday, setting the stage for more widespread use

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University Of Maryland School Of Medicine Plans To Launch Major New Global Health And Vaccine Institute; Building On …

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University of Maryland School of Medicine Dean E. Albert Reece, MD, PhD, MBA, announced today that the School of Medicine (UM SOM) plans to establish a major new Institute for Global Health (IGH), bringing together decades of UM SOM research, treatment and vaccine development around the world, and expanding the School's platform as the premier, leading center for global health research …

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