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    Study finds evidence of nerve damage in around half of fibromyalgia patients

    About half of a small group of patients with fibromyalgia - a common syndrome that causes chronic pain and other symptoms - was found to have damage to nerve fibers in their skin and other evidence of a disease called small-fiber polyneuropathy (SFPN). Unlike fibromyalgia, which has had no known...
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    Researcher finds way to convert blood cells into autoimmune disease treatment

    Cells from one's own blood could be converted into a treatment for autoimmune diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease, based on the discovery of a Purdue University researcher. Chang Kim, a professor of comparative pathobiology, has created a way to direct the differentiation of...
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    Justin Timberlake Finds Out "Take Back the Night" Is Also a Victim-Support Group, Hop

    Justin Timberlake Finds Out "Take Back the Night" Is Also a Victim-Support Group, Hop Justin Timberlake is now hoping that his tune "Take Back the Night" gets people thinking in a number of ways. The hitmaker said in a statement today that he was only recently made...
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    Study finds disincentives to energy efficiency can be fixed

    A new study finds that utilities aren’t rewarded for adopting energy efficiency programs, and that reforms are needed to make energy efficiency as attractive as renewables. The article, just published in the current issue of Environmental Law, examines key differences between energy efficiency...
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    Study Finds Little Evidence Supporting Use Of Bariatric Surgical Procedures For Non-M

    A review of more than 50 studies found limited evidence supporting the use of bariatric surgical procedures for non-morbidly obese adults (body mass index [BMI] 30-35) with diabetes or impaired glucose intolerance, according to a study in the June 5 issue of JAMA. For the limited data that was...
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    Anesthetic for depression? Mayo study finds low-dose ketamine effective

    Low-dose intravenous infusions of ketamine, a general anesthetic used in minor surgeries, given over a long period are an effective treatment for depression, Mayo Clinic researchers found. The study is published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. About a decade ago researchers discovered...
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    Enzyme That Finds Unwanted DNA In Cells Revealed

    Two new studies published in Nature recently reveal the structure and mechanism of an enzyme called cGAS that detects DNA found in the wrong place inside mammal cells and triggers an immune response. The researchers believe their findings open avenues for developing new cancer and autoimmune...
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    Law dramatically reduced hospital prices for uninsured, report finds

    To comply with a statewide “fair pricing” law, hospitals throughout California have significantly lowered prices to uninsured patients, with nearly all even going beyond the state mandate and offering free care to those below the poverty line, according to a USC study published today in Health...
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    IBM study finds New Zealand continues to innovate

    IBM study finds New Zealand continues to innovate Posted on 29-May-2013 07:48. | Filed under: News :*Broadband. IBM has released the 2013 IBM Innovation Index of New Zealand, a multi-indicator study tracking the shape and rate of local innovation from 2007 to 2011.The study says New...
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    IBM Watson finds a new job: customer services

    IBM Watson finds a new job: customer services Posted on 22-May-2013 08:37. | Filed under: News :*Computing. IBM has unveiled the IBM Watson Engagement Advisor, a technology that allows brands to crunch big data in record time to transform the way they engage clients in key functions...
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    Surgical Residents Disapprove Of 2011 ACGME Duty Hour Regulations, Survey Finds

    JAMA Surgery Study Highlights In a study by Brian C. Drolet, M.D., of the Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, and colleagues, the majority of surgical residents who were surveyed reported that they disapprove of the 2011 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Common Program...
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    Hubble finds dead stars “polluted” with planetary debris

    The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has found signs of Earth-like planets in an unlikely place: the atmospheres of a pair of burnt-out stars in a nearby star cluster. The white dwarf stars are being polluted by debris from asteroid-like objects falling onto them. This discovery suggests that...
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    Major International TEDDY Study Finds No Link Between Virus Infection And Rapidly Dev

    Some of the earliest results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in The Young (TEDDY) study - a major Europe-USA consortium exploring the causes of type 1 diabetes in children - has found no evidence for viral infection as a cause of the rapid-onset form of the condition... More...
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    The Pirate Bay Finds Safe Harbour in Iceland

    After making a run for it from Sweden to Greenland, and then finding that Greenland really didn't want a bunch of pirates plundering its waters, Iceland seems happy to have the Pirate Bay. So, time to update your bookmarks: is TPB's new home. More »
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    UK Allergy Sufferers Need More Support As They Grow Up, Study Finds

    Young people with severe allergies need help to live safely with their condition as they enter adulthood, a study has found. A survey of severe allergy sufferers aged 15 to 25 found that not all were receiving the specialist care they needed. Younger respondents were more likely to be given...
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    Study Of CYPLEXINOL® Finds Significant Improvement In Pain, Stiffness And Quality Of

    ZyCal Bioceuticals, Inc. have announced results of the first double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the benefits of Cyplexinol® in alleviating symptoms of osteoarthritis. The results were published in the April/May 2013 issue of Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal...
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    Ban Your Bra! French Doctor Finds “Bras Are A False Necessity” For Most Women

    Can I first just say how hyped I am about this new anti-bra study?*According to French doctor*Jean-Denis Rouillon, who studied 330 women's breasts for 15 years(!), the whole shebang may be a waste of money and effort for many of us.* More » Ban Your Bra! French Doctor Finds “Bras Are A False...
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    Mini’s Connect Us App Finds Love For Lonely Owners

    Mini is launching the Connect Us app, which will play matchmaker for legions of single Mini owners. By measuring driving style through a second Mini app, called the Driving Excitement Analyzer, Connect Us can pair Mini owners with similar driving styles.
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    Court Finds Steubenville Football Players Guilty Of Rape

    espite taking a week, the trial was exhaustive and the emotions of many were riding on this verdict. Considering we are not, by any means, an unbiased website that never voices its opinions, I can honestly, openly say I am extremely glad these two young men were declared guilty. More » Court...
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    Fertility After Ectopic Pregnancy: First Randomised Trial Finds Reassuring Evidence O

    The first randomised trial to compare treatments for ectopic pregnancies has found no significant differences in subsequent fertility between medical treatment and conservative surgery on one hand, and conservative or radical surgery on the other... More...