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Well: Robotic Surgery Report Card A study found that robotic surgery for benign gynecologic procedures had a higher rate of complication than conventional surgery, and was more costly.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 2:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Genetic Variant May Shield Latinas From Breast Cancer A new studys findings may explain why Hispanic women have lower rates of breast cancer than other Americans.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 2:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Easing the Pain of Sickle Cell Disease Sickle cell disease, a debilitating and sometimes life-threatening blood disorder, is relatively rare, so doctors may not know how to treat it.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 2:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Anthropology unlocks clues about Roman gladiators' eating habits Roman gladiators ate a mostly vegetarian diet and drank ashes after training as a tonic.
Medical News Today | Oct 21, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What are the health benefits of fennel? Find out about the potential health benefits of fennel including maintaining bone strength, supporting heart health, improving response to infection and preventing constipation.
Medical News Today | Oct 21, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Coffee May Protect the Liver Researchers found that compared with people who drank no coffee, those who drank three cups a day were about 25 percent less likely to have abnormal liver enzyme levels.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 01:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: A Weight Loss Belief Is Tested A new randomized trial has found no long-term difference in weight regain among people who lost the pounds slowly and those who did so quickly.
New York Times | Oct 21, 2014 12:36 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Ask Well: Do Mosquitoes Spread Ebola? Mosquitoes spread a number of life-threatening illnesses, but can they spread Ebola? Thankfully, the answer is no, and the reason has to do wtih the unusual feeding and egg-laying cycle of female mosquitoes.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 11:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Hard Lesson in Sleep for Teenagers Adolescents who do not receive adequate rest have trouble keeping up in the classroom and are more vulnerable to other health problems. And catching up on sleep on the weekend wont help.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 10:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: For Children With Autism, Opening a Door to Dental Care More dentists are learning to meet the delicate challenge of caring for children with autism.
New York Times | Oct 20, 2014 8:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend