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Study: Each New Word Creates Picutures in the Brain
Georgetown University neurology researchers believe that your brain is building a visual dictionary as you learn new words.
Despite the fact that older adults are more susceptible to complications from vaccine-preventable infections, this group as a whole is not reaching target goals.
Researchers have identified a novel chemical compound that can reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms, according to researchers from Montana State University.
For patients unable to have regular bowel movements the search for effective treatment can be uncomfortable with limited options. A potential new treatment is being tested where a vibrating capsule could help these patients with regular bodily functions.
Phototherapy may be an effective, noninvasive treatment for carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.
Is there a shortage of nurses in the US? It depends on how you look at it, and where you look. But everyone agrees more nurse educators are needed.
Although many patients with arthritis have a difficult time engaging in high-intensity exercises, that may be the very thing they need to reduce their risk for cardiovascular complications associated with the disease.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted approval for the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual Balloon) to treat obese adults without the need for invasive surgery.
The majority of hospitals included in a recent analysis use reusable sharp containers, a practice that is linked to higher incidence of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection.

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