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When first-time mothers are induced, breaking the amniotic membrane shortens delivery...

SAN FRANCISCO (February 10, 2011) -- In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that by performing an...

Drug-eluting stents are preferred therapy for revascularization of chronic total occlusions

A systematic review of medical evidence has determined drug-eluting stents (DES) outperform bare metal stents (BMS) for revascularization of chronic total occlusions. Researchers found coated stents reduce restenosis and target revascularization, of...

New explanation for heart-healthy benefits of chocolate

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2011 -- In time for the chocolate-giving and chocolate-noshing fest on Valentine's Day, scientists are reporting discovery of how this treat boosts the body's production of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL) -- the "g...

Air pollutants from fireplaces and wood-burning stoves raise health concerns

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2011 -- With millions of people warding off winter's chill with blazing fireplaces and wood-burning stoves, scientists are raising red flags about the potential health effects of the smoke released from burning wood. Their stud...

Early childhood education program yields high economic returns, U of Minnesota...

For every $1 invested in a Chicago early childhood education program, nearly $11 is projected to return to society over the children's lifetimes -- equivalent to an 18 percent annual return on program investment, according to a study led by Universi...

GSA supports new US call for improved nutrition and physical activity

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) -- the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging -- commends the federal government's recent release of the "2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans" and particularly ...

New age researchers highlight how man is changing the world

Human influence on the landscape, global warming, sea level rise, ocean acidification and biodiversity are highlighted in a new set of studies led by University of Leicester researchers. How this influence will be reflected in the distinctive ge...

Race gap narrows for some cancers in African-Americans; continues to increase...

ATLANTA -- February 1, 2011 -- While the overall death rate for cancer continues to drop among African Americans, the group continues to have higher death rates and shorter survival of any racial and ethnic group in the U.S. for most cancers. The f...

Could oysters be used to clean up Chesapeake Bay?

Madison, WI JANUARY 20, 2011 -- Chronic water quality problems caused by agricultural and urban runoff, municipal wastewater, and atmospheric deposition from the burning of fossil fuels leads to oxygen depletion, loss of biodiversity, and harmful al...

Latest American Chemical Society podcast: Biodegradable foam from milk protein and...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 -- The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) award-winning podcast series, "Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions," focuses on development of a new ultra-light biodegradable foam plastic material made fr...

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