Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 25, 1998
Aspirin's Preventive Action In Heart Attacks Tied To Genetics
Researchers who were looking for the reason why simple aspirin use protects some people from developing heart attacks have traced the mechanism back to a specific genetic factor present on the surface of clotting cells called platelets.

As Elders Rock, Emotional Burden Of Dementia Eases
Nursing home residents who have dementia can literally rock away their anxiety and depression simply by rocking back and forth in a rocking chair for about an hour or two a day.

Female Physicians Face More Stress Than Male Doctors Do, Research Shows
Women physicians in the United States usually work at least as hard as their male counterparts, but face more on-the-job pressure from patients, according to a new study.
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