Taking the “Ewww”… out of snail cream
June 17, 2014 – 11:07 pm | No Comment

Great news for all those women (and men) who have wanted to try the beautifying effects of snail slime but could never get past the “ick” factor. 20yrsyounger.com promises to get rid of the Ewww… while still letting women reap the anti-aging and rejuvenating benefits of snail slime cream. The process itself is called lyophilisation [...]

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Remembering the co-ed experiment
February 15, 2012 – 10:51 pm | No Comments
Remembering the co-ed experiment

Remembering the co-ed experiment Pfoho residents uncover, celebrate history 40 years after House integration Pforzheimer House residents Suzanna Bobadilla (right) and Matt Chuchul are the primary student organizers of a one-night exhibit on Harvard’s “great co-educational experiment” called “The Residential Revolution: The History of Gender and Pfoho Student Life,” an exhibit and celebration of House [...]

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Negotiating a Better Future – Women and Public Policy Program
February 8, 2012 – 10:54 pm | No Comments
Negotiating a Better Future – Women and Public Policy Program

Negotiating a Better Future – Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School … Negotiating a Better Future – Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School Date: February 2, 2012 … Measuring the Impact of Negotiation Skills on Health and Social Outcomes in Zambia? Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard Kennedy School Kathleen McGinn, [...]

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Presidential Citizens Medal Recipients of 2011
October 19, 2011 – 7:25 pm | No Comments
Presidential Citizens Medal Recipients of 2011

Presidential Citizens Medal Recipients of 2011 For more than 40 years, the Presidential Citizens Medal has honored Americans who have “performed exemplary deeds of service for their country or their fellow citizens.” Past recipients have included some of America’s most respected public figures as well as everyday heroes committed to helping their fellow citizens.   Informing the [...]

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Intervention helps women manage weight during and after pregnancy
February 28, 2011 – 10:50 pm | No Comments
Intervention helps women manage weight during and after pregnancy

Intervention helps women manage weight during and after pregnancy A simple behavioral intervention that provided pregnant women with advice and feedback about weight control helped normal-weight women control their weight gain during pregnancy, according to the newly published “Fit for Delivery” study. It also helped normal-weight and obese and overweight women return to pre-pregnancy weight [...]

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Risk for alcoholism linked to risk for obesity …
January 1, 2011 – 5:01 pm | No Comments
Risk for alcoholism linked to risk for obesity …

Risk for alcoholism linked to risk for obesity   Addiction researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a risk for alcoholism also may put individuals at risk for obesity. The researchers noted that the association between a family history of alcoholism and obesity risk has become more pronounced in [...]

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Research team identifies new mechanism with suspected role in cancer
October 18, 2010 – 11:11 pm | No Comments
Research team identifies new mechanism with suspected role in cancer

Research team identifies new mechanism with suspected role in cancer Researchers at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital have identified a process in which prolactin receptors can be drawn together and begin working in pairs called dimers. Overexpression of prolactin receptors in patients has been linked to cancer. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — If women [...]

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Researchers report two advances against preeclampsia …
October 14, 2010 – 11:36 pm | No Comments
Researchers report two advances against preeclampsia …

Researchers report two advances against preeclampsia Preeclampsia, a sudden-onset and sometimes fatal prenatal disease, may strike up to 8 percent of pregnant women worldwide. Researchers have now developed a dependable pregnancy-specific animal model for laboratory testing and may have a predictive test that would allow early intervention. The studies are reported in The American Journal [...]

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USDA Health and Nutrition Information to Pregnant Women, New Moms
October 13, 2010 – 10:44 pm | No Comments

USDA Announces New Partnership to Distribute Health and Nutrition Information to Pregnant Women, New Moms … WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the launch of USDA’s partnership with the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to provide free, mobile health information through the text4baby initiative to pregnant women and new [...]

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USDA Announces Technology Grants for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC
September 21, 2010 – 11:33 pm | No Comments

USDA Announces Technology Grants for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.  Investment to Improve Access to Nutritious Foods WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2010 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced technology grants totaling nearly $14 million to 13 states to improve technology and enhance benefit delivery systems for the Special Supplemental Nutrition [...]

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Researchers build ‘artificial ovary’ to develop oocytes into mature human eggs
September 14, 2010 – 4:55 pm | No Comments
Researchers build ‘artificial ovary’ to develop oocytes into mature human eggs

Researchers build ‘artificial ovary’ to develop oocytes into mature human eggs Researchers at Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island have built an artificial human ovary that can grow oocytes into mature human eggs in the laboratory. That development, reported in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, could help preserve fertility [...]

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