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Analysis finds high infection rates with contact lens than with LASIK to correct vision

Analysis finds high infection rates with contact lens than with LASIK to correct vision

Researchers show how fish oil component helps in survival of injured retina, brain cells

Researchers show how fish oil component helps in survival of injured retina, brain cells

Virginia Mason earns straight A's in new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade program

Virginia Mason earns straight A's in new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade program

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Research shows potential way to limit damage to the brain caused by seizure disorder

Spermidine supplement may prolong lifespan, prevent liver fibrosis and cancer

Spermidine supplement may prolong lifespan, prevent liver fibrosis and cancer

Study finds outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy to be safe, viable in public county hospital

Study finds outpatient laparoscopic appendectomy to be safe, viable in public county hospital

Medicare's Hospital Compare portal underestimates AMI mortality rates, study finds

Medicare's Hospital Compare portal underestimates AMI mortality rates, study finds

New Virtual Microscopy Database helps educators and students zoom into the human body

New Virtual Microscopy Database helps educators and students zoom into the human body

Cigarette accompanied by alcohol provides more pleasure to young adults than marijuana

Cigarette accompanied by alcohol provides more pleasure to young adults than marijuana

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

New online genetic study aims to enroll 50,000 individuals and families affected by autism

Study shows possibility to reduce antipsychotic use among nursing home residents with dementia

Study shows possibility to reduce antipsychotic use among nursing home residents with dementia

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

Study finds low cervical cancer screening rates among women with mental illness

3D-printed phantom of stenotic intracranial artery helps standardize vessel-wall MRI protocols

3D-printed phantom of stenotic intracranial artery helps standardize vessel-wall MRI protocols

Technique to minimally disrupt lower suspensory ligaments improves breast reduction outcomes

Technique to minimally disrupt lower suspensory ligaments improves breast reduction outcomes

Injection drug use linked to increase in immune activation, says researcher

Injection drug use linked to increase in immune activation, says researcher

Frequent hot flashes may be linked to increased heart disease risk

Frequent hot flashes may be linked to increased heart disease risk

Prevention, not cure, may be key to stopping Alzheimer’s disease

Prevention, not cure, may be key to stopping Alzheimer’s disease

MUSC researchers provide first systemic evidence for safe use of tPA in stroke patients with SCD

MUSC researchers provide first systemic evidence for safe use of tPA in stroke patients with SCD

Study aims to characterize relationships of incarcerated African-Americans and STI/HIV risk

Study aims to characterize relationships of incarcerated African-Americans and STI/HIV risk

Neurons derived from precursor cells may regulate innate reproductive and aggressive behaviors

Neurons derived from precursor cells may regulate innate reproductive and aggressive behaviors