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Evidence of medical complicity in torture at Guantanamo Bay

Inspection of medical records, case files, and legal affidavits provides compelling evidence that medical personnel who treated detainees at Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) failed to inquire and/or document causes of physical injuries ...

Apr 26, 2011
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The connection between healing and sleep studied

There’s an Irish proverb that says, “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book,” and recent work by U of A researcher Cary Brown shows merit to this idea.

Feb 16, 2011
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Sleep mode: The energy cost of sleep deprivation

The findings show that missing a night of sleep burns roughly 135 calories, the equivalent of two slices of bread or a 225 ml glass of semi-skimmed milk. In terms of physical exertion, this amounts to walking just under two ...

Jan 12, 2011
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