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  1. News Feed Study Leads Facebook To Issue A Public ApologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | RedOrbit

    Sheryl Sandberg, the very likeable chief operating officer for Facebook and author of the popular and controversial 'Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead,' was selected to be the public face for the social network's apology after it came to light the company, working with researchers from the University of California, San Francisco and Cornell ... (more)


  2. Could Boosting Brain Cells' Appetites Fight Disease? New Research Shows PromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Newswise

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Deep inside the brains of people with dementia and Lou Gehrig's disease, globs of abnormal protein gum up the inner workings of brain cells - dooming them to an early death.


  3. New from Garland Science -- now available: 'Cell Signaling: Principles and Mechanisms'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | EurekAlert!

    Garland Science is proud to announce the publication of Cell Signaling: Principles and Mechanisms by Wendell Lim, Bruce Mayer, and Tony Pawson.


  4. A shot in the arm for Carney First class of Family Medicine residents settles inRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Ten newly-minted doctors began working as residents in Carney Hospital's Family Medicine department last week- a major boost in capacity for Dorchester's key health care facility.


  5. Facebook study stirs outrage, question of ethicsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Pocono Record

    Witness the outrage in social media, charges of Big Brotherism, and questions of ethics.


  6. Why you need an insurance against accidentsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Mortgage News Daily

    You have a large life insurance cover with a term plan to safeguard your family's financial future.


  7. Strathmore's Who's Who Honors Shelley L. Johnson with Special Times Square AppearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | PR.com

    Shelley L. Johnson, of Lacey, Washington, has been recently been recognized as the one and only Best of 2014: Healthcare & I.T. Solutions by Strathmore's Who's Who Registry for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Healthcare Business Solutions.


  8. Can Meditation Slow Ageing? One Nobelist thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Juan Cole

    It's seven in the morning on the beach in Santa Monica, California. The low sun glints off the waves and the clouds are still golden from the dawn.


  9. Atrial flutter successfully treated by catheter ablationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Medical News Today

    Use of catheter ablation is not only beneficial for treating atrial flutter but also can significantly reduce hospital visits - both inpatient and emergency - and lower the risk for atrial fibrillation , according to research by UC San Francisco.


  10. Facebook is always trying to alter people's behavior, says former data scientistRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | CNET News.com

    ... my understanding of the results of the experiment, conducted by Facebook and researchers at Cornell and UC San Francisco, is that they showed Facebook can manipulate people's moods. This was because "given the massive scale of social networks such ...


  11. For cancer patients, sugar-coated cells are deadlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Every living cell's surface has a protein-embedded membrane that's covered in polysaccharide chains - a literal sugar coating.


  12. Veterans study suggests risk of dementia rises with traumatic brain injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Medical News Today

    There are many risks associated with serving in the military, but it may be that some risks continue long after this service has ended.


  13. Brain injury in veterans tied to higher Alzheimer's riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Daily World

    Veterans who suffered brain injuries while in the service were more likely to develop Alzheimer's decades later, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology .


  14. Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-to-DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | HON

    Wikipedia, an online, self-described "free-content encyclopedia," depends on the continuous collaborative input of unpaid volunteers, who can add new information or make edits to existing posts on a 24/7 basis.


  15. Many Pregnant Women Not Told to Avoid Environmental ToxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | HON

    Few obstetricians offer their pregnant patients advice on how to avoid environmental toxins that might harm their babies, a new study finds.


  16. Few Doctors Warn Expectant Mothers About Environmental ToxicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | GPB.org

    Doctors regularly counsel expectant mothers about the risks associated with smoking, drinking and poor nutrition during pregnancy.


  17. See the column...Read the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Window on the Clearwater

    Exposure to certain allergens and bacteria within the first year of life may protect children from wheezing and allergies.


  18. Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans May Increase Risk of DementiaRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Science, Industry and Business

    Older veterans who have experienced a traumatic brain injury are 60 percent more likely to later develop dementia than veterans without TBI, according to a study published in the June 25, 2014, online issue of NeurologyA , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology .


  19. Where do wealthy Chinese go for health care? AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | China Daily

    In this file photo taken in May, Hope Zhu , founder of More Health, tours with her Beijing guest Xing Gao the lab of Regis Kelly, chairman of QB3 and a neuroscientist at the University of California San Francisco who also administers the development of academia-industry partnerships.


  20. Doctors Fail To Counsel Pregnant Women On Toxic Chemical RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Switched

    When Penelope Jagessar Chaffer became pregnant, her obstetrician warned her to avoid alcohol, cigarettes and mercury-laden tuna.