Hashimoto’s thyroiditis can affect quality of life

New Rochelle, NY, February 25, 2011 — Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT), an inflammatory disorder of the thyroid, is the most common cause of hypothyroidism, but a study has suggested that even when thyroid function is normal, HT may increase sympt…

Key role proposed for pediatricians in curbing tobacco use

New Rochelle, NY, February 9, 2011 — Nicotine addiction usually begins during the critical teenage years, and pediatric healthcare professionals can play a prominent role in promoting a tobacco-free lifestyle among children and adolescents, as de…

Dramatic improvement in Parkinson disease symptoms

New Rochelle, NY, February 8, 2011 — Successful intranasal delivery of stem cells to the brains of rats with Parkinson disease yielded significant improvement in motor function and reversed the dopamine deficiency characteristic of the disease. The…

Where has all the Gulf spill oil gone?

New Rochelle, NY, February 1, 2011 — Many questions remain about the fate and environmental impact of the marine oil caused by the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling platform. A predictive mode…

Suicide risk greater for people living at higher elevations

New Rochelle, NY, January 13, 2011 — Twenty years of mortality data from counties across the United States led to the striking discovery that living at higher altitudes may be a risk factor for suicide, according to a provocative study publishe…

Seminal papers on election law and election administration

New Rochelle, NY, December 21, 2010 — A festschrift honoring Daniel H. Lowenstein, a pioneering legal scholar, Professor at UCLA School of Law, and Founding Co-Editor of Election Law Journal, who devoted his career to advancing election la…

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