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Which treatment works best? Top study needs listed

(AP) -- The government is about to start a huge research effort to prove which are the best treatments for scores of ailments. Irregular heartbeat, prostate cancer, back pain and hearing loss lead the list of medical problems ...

dateJun 30, 2009 in Health
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Wis. could be first to require cochlear implants

(AP) -- Wisconsin could become the first state requiring private insurance companies to cover cochlear implants for children with severe hearing problems. The state Legislature passed a bill Thursday requiring private health ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Health
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Ion channel turns ear on its head

Scientists thought they had a good model to explain how the inner ear translates vibrations in the air into sounds heard by the brain. Now, based on new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine, it looks like ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Neuroscience
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