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Obesity harms women's memory and brain function

The more an older woman weighs, the worse her memory, according to new research from Northwestern Medicine. The effect is more pronounced in women who carry excess weight around their hips, known as pear shapes, than women ...

Jul 14, 2010
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Talking touchscreens aid patients

Multimedia talking touchscreens, housed in computer kiosks at clinics and hospitals, are helping researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and clinicians at local health care centers enhance patient-centered ...

Jul 09, 2010
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Rushing Too Fast to Online Learning?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A combination of fiscal constraints and improvements in technology has led to an increased reliance on online classes of all types -- many of which use Internet versions of traditional, live lectures. Now ...

Jun 25, 2010
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