Archive: 06/24/2009

Sleep helps build long-term memories

(PhysOrg.com) -- Experts have long suspected that part of the process of turning fleeting short-term memories into lasting long-term memories occurs during sleep. Now, researchers at the RIKEN-MIT Center for ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Disease prevention often costs more than it saves

(AP) -- When it comes to health care spending, an ounce of prevention is seldom worth a pound of cure. Take Mrs. Jones, a hypothetical 55-year-old obese woman at risk for diabetes. It costs $900 a year to ...

dateJun 24, 2009 in Health
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