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Brain appears key to understanding desire disorder

...women," said Dr. Michael P. Diamond, the chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at GRU and the senior author of the study. "It's a huge issue that affects many, many women, but I think it is something that many people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-07-14/brain-appears-key-understand
Surgery is an option to achieve weight loss

...Archives of Surgery demonstrating that laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery has better outcomes. Dr. John Morton, the senior author and an associate professor of surgery at Stanford, examined more than 160,000 gastric bypass surgeries in a large...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-09-27/surgery-option-achieve-weigh
Is there a connection between a good diet and healthy complexion?

...improved dramatically, by more than 50 percent, which is more than what you see with topical acne solutions," wrote senior author Neil Mann, an associate professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia. The typical teenager's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/27/xtr_154231.shtml
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Analysis: Statins have no effect on cancer risk

...Instead, researchers compared 1,953 patients with colorectal cancer to 2,015 people without the illness. The senior author of that study, Dr. Stephen Gruber of the University of Michigan, said the new analysis is valuable, but suggests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/04/liv_39986.shtml
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Study: shortness of breath may be sign of heart disease

...sign to be ignored. It means make sure that your doctor knows about your symptoms," said Dr. Daniel S. Berman, senior author of the study, done at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Doctors take into account a number of risk factors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/03/liv_18979.shtml
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Mating scent of female cockroaches identified

...that gives all the other cockroaches a bad name," said Wendell L. Roelofs, a Cornell University entomologist and senior author of a study appearing this week in the journal Science. Roelofs said scientists for years could not even identify the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/18/liv_443464.shtml
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Extra copies of gene help protect from AIDS

...average were more susceptible to HIV infection while those with more than average copies were less prone to infection. Senior authors of the study were Dr. Sunil K. Ahuja of the University of Texas Health Science Center and the Veterans Administration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/07/liv_439246.shtml
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Study: Eating fast food frequently does supersize you

...nutritional quality," said Dr. David Ludwig, director of the obesity program at Children's Hospital Boston and the senior author of the study. "But there have been very few studies, essentially no long-term studies that have documented the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/31/foo_438623.shtml
Food
That red snapper might not be a red snapper

...fish stocks, contributing to a false impression that fish stocks are keeping up with demand," reports the study's senior author, Peter B. Marko. Seafood industry executives said the study was too small to be meaningful, and its results were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/15/foo_422211.shtml
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Study finds 'yo-yo dieting' may weaken immune system

...killer cells are an essential part of the immune system, killing viruses and leukemia cells, said Cornelia Ulrich, senior author and an assistant member of the Hutchinson Center's Public Health Sciences Division. Low natural killer cell activity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/03/liv_417679.shtml
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