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staff 1. A long piece of wood; a stick; the long handle of an instrument or weapon; a pole or srick, used for many purposes;... Read More

Norwalk virus: ‘Cruise ship’ illness challenging and costly to hospitals, too

Outbreaks mostly affect health care workersA review of measures taken to address a 2004 outbreak of the highly infectious... Read More

Gardens have the potential to improve health, research shows

COLLEGE STATION, Nov. 21, 2003 – Adding greenery in the form of a garden to the often sterile, cold environment of... Read More


stave 1. One of a number of narrow strips of wood, or narrow iron plates, placed edge to edge to form the sides, covering,... Read More


paddle 1. An implement with a broad blade, which is used without a fixed fulcrum in propelling and steering canoes and... Read More

Patient Deaths in New Orleans: Mercy Killing or Palliative Care?

Patient Deaths in New Orleans: Mercy Killing or Palliative Care? Peter A. Clark, S.J., Ph.D. Jesuit Community St. Joseph's... Read More


Caduceus a staff with two oppositely twined serpents and surmounted by two wings; emblem of the U.S. Army medical corps. For... Read More


Flag 1. That which flags or hangs down loosely. 2. A cloth usually bearing a device or devices and used to indicate... Read More


rung 1. A floor timber in a ship. 2. One of the rounds of a ladder. 3. One of the stakes of a cart; a spar; a heavy... Read More

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World ... Read More

Biofuel Cells Without The Bio Cells

Proteins keep cells humming. Some are enzymes that taxi electrons to chemicals outside the cell, to discharge excess energy... Read More


ward 1. The act of guarding; watch; guard; guardianship; specifically, a guarding during the day. See the note under Watch.... Read More


House staff physicians and surgeons in specialty training at a hospital who care for the patients under the direction and... Read More


stick 1. A small shoot, or branch, separated, as by a cutting, from a tree or shrub; also, any stem or branch of a tree, of... Read More


Bar 1. A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for... Read More

Most Fertility Clinic Web Sites Do Not Conform to Ad Guidelines

The majority of fertility clinic Web sites do not adhere to their own association's advertising guidelines, according to a... Read More


object 1. That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the way of some of the senses; something visible or... Read More

Most Health Department Directors See Climate Change As Looming Health Threat

A new study from George Mason University reveals that while a majority of U.S. health department directors believe their... Read More

Waddling Is A Good Way To Make Up For Short Legs – At Least For Penguins, Say UC Berkeley Researchers

Berkeley - Penguins are notoriously inefficient walkers, expending twice as much energy in walking a given distance as any... Read More

Bioethics and the Incarnation

COMMENTARY by Hans Madueme, M.D. During this Christmas season, as believers celebrate the Messiah’s birth, it is worth... Read More

Dog Owners Hide The Truth From Shelters About Their Pets’ Behavioral Problems

January 30, 2006 — Many dog owners who relinquish their pets to animal shelters are not entirely honest about their dogs'... Read More

For Primates, Tourism Can Be Less Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Primate tourism, an economic benefit and conservation tool in many habitat countries, has exploded in... Read More

Vaccine for Ebola virus

One of the world's deadliest diseases, caused by the Ebola virus, may finally be preventable thanks to US and Canadian... Read More

Emergency care scheme does not tackle real problems

A new scheme designed to reduce waits in emergency departments is simply massaging the figures to meet government targets,... Read More

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors

AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors     ... Read More


plough 1. A well-known implement, drawn by horses, mules, oxen, or other power, for turning up the soil to prepare it for... Read More

What do clinicians want? Interest in integrative health services at a North Carolina academic medical center

What do clinicians want? Interest in integrative health services at a North Carolina academic medical center Kathi J... Read More

International alliance to unlock secrets of Egyptian mummies

Two world-renowned teams of experts on Egyptian mummies have joined forces in an international effort to better understand... Read More

Possibilities for the Use of Oil Contaminated Solids for Agricultural Purposes

Possibilities for the Use of Oil Contaminated Solids for Agricultural Purposes Ivica KISIĆ 1, Ferdo BAŠIĆ 1, Vladislav... Read More

Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary In Fair Condition, Facing Emerging Threats

September 2, 2008 — A new NOAA report on the health of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary indicates that the overall... Read More

Using ‘Dominance’ To Explain Dog Behavior Is Old Hat

May 25, 2009 — A new study shows how the behaviour of dogs has been misunderstood for generations: in fact... Read More

Are Successful People Really Luckier? You Bet They Are

When Stephen Fofanoff and Chris Warnock needed a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) willing to work on an equity basis to help... Read More

Picking particles faster than one at a time

A new algorithm automatically and dependably selects images of molecules for 'crystallization in silico'BERKELEY, CA –... Read More

A functional immune system can be derived from embryonic stem cells, preliminary study finds

A new study demonstrates for the first time that embryonic stem cells can be used to create functional immune system blood... Read More

Reports Call For High-Level Coordination Of Animal Health And More Research-Oriented Veterinarians

WASHINGTON (July 18) -- The United States needs a new high-level mechanism to coordinate the currently fragmented framework... Read More

Professor hopes to help high elevation pines grow

July 20, 2009 -- Thread-like fungi that grow in soils at high elevations may play an important role in restoring whitebark... Read More

Cleaning The Atmosphere Of Carbon: African Forests Out Of Balance

Tropical forests hold more living biomass than any other terrestrial ecosystem. A new report in the journal Nature by Lewis... Read More

Melanomas may appear noticeably different than other moles

A preliminary study suggests that melanomas have a different appearance than other irregular skin moles (i.e., are... Read More

Survey finds care for Europe’s adults with congenital heart disease is inadequate

 The provision of care in Europe for adults born with heart disease is inadequate and there are too few specialist centres... Read More

Hibernating Squirrels Provide Clues For Stroke, Parkinson’s

A compound that enables squirrels to hibernate may one day help minimize brain damage that results from stroke, according... Read More