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Survey Shows Dogma, Not Data, Can Dictate Doctors' Decisions

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research published this month gives a glimpse into how medicine is often based on habit, not hard data, according to study author Jacob Moalem, M.D., FACS, an endocrine surgeon at the University of Rochester ...

Jun 29, 2010
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Lemonade can help prevent kidney stones

(PhysOrg.com) -- We've all heard the expression, "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Passing a kidney stone would qualify for one of life's "lemons," but did you know that drinking lemonade has been shown to prevent ...

Apr 22, 2010
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Molecular prosthesis against gout

Researchers from the ETH Zurich's Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering (D-BSSE) have devised a new method for preventing and permanently eradicating the cause of gout. It involves implanting a ...

Apr 01, 2010
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Gastric bypass surgery increases risk of kidney stones

March 11, 2010 - Patients who undergo gastric bypass surgery experience changes in their urine composition that increase their risk of developing kidney stones, research from UT Southwestern Medical Center investigators suggests.

Mar 10, 2010
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Tainted milk shows China's food safety challenges

(AP) -- The resurfacing of tainted milk products in China highlights the challenges of policing the food supply in a country where close ties between local authorities and companies hamper regulation while ...

Feb 04, 2010
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More melamine-tainted milk products found in China

(AP) -- Melamine-tainted dairy products were pulled from convenience store shelves in southern China more than a year after hundreds of thousands of children had been sickened in a massive milk safety scandal, a government ...

Jan 25, 2010
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An apple a day keeps kidney stones away

Researchers have found another reason to eat well: a healthy diet helps prevent kidney stones. Loading up on fruits, vegetables, nuts, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains, while limiting salt, red and processed meats, ...

Aug 13, 2009
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