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Mobile Medicine via iPod/iPhone/iPad Apps

NatureVideoChannel — March 31, 2010 — "You might not realize it, but with an iPhone, you also have a stethoscope and a CPR trainer within reach. These are just a few of the more than 2,000 medical applications available on … Continue reading

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Better Sleep, Better Learning? Obstructive sleep apnea can reduce a child’s IQ by 10 points

From Science Life Blog at the University of Chicago: Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, can have long-term, detrimental effects on a child’s cardiovascular and respiratory health. But it can also create neurocognitive effects, such as a reduced ability to … Continue reading

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The College of American Pathologists unveils a new patient website MyBiopsy.org

The site is easy to navigate, well-organized and it looks helpful. Check the navigation menu in the left sidebar.MyBiopsy.org redirects to:http://www.cap.org/apps/docs/reference/myBiopsy/index2.html RSS feed is also available: http://feeds2.feedburner.com/MybiopsyFeeds This is the "fan page" on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MyBiopsy.org(link via @Berci)Posted at Clinical Cases … Continue reading

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Taking charge of your toddler’s vaccination record is the best way to ensure they don’t miss any shots

From Reuters:"In our country, we think the doctor should have all the medical records," said Dr. James McElligott, a pediatrician at the Medical University of South Carolina who worked on the study. "I like the idea of putting the ownership … Continue reading

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Vitamin D deficiency occurs frequently in COPD and correlates with severity

Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD) levels were measured in 414 (ex)-smokers older than 50 years and the link between vitamin D status and presence of COPD was assessed. The rs7041 and rs4588 variants in the vitamin D-binding gene (GC) were genotyped … Continue reading

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Nonsurgical Weight Loss with a Liquid Meal Program – Mayo Clinic Video

"Surgery may be an option for some people, but for those who don't want surgery or can't have it for medical reasons, there is another option. Doctors at Mayo Clinic developed a liquid meal program geared toward people who need … Continue reading

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