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Eat proteins to lose weight

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Written by Tuesday, 07 June 2011 14:33
Extremely overweight? According to DiOGenes, a European study in which Maastricht University (UM) took part, protein-rich foods like lean meat and wholegrain bread may be the solution. So is the search now over for the holy grail of weight loss? “No, but when obese people lose weight it will help…

Shared decision making

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Written by Wednesday, 25 May 2011 10:35
Doctor and patient deciding together The sixth International Conference on Shared Decision Making will take place in Maastricht from 19 through 22 June. Prof. Dr. Trudy van der Weijden, professor of Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines (FHML) succeeded in getting this international conference to Maastricht. “It is important that this…

Towards an artificial vestibular system

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Written by Thursday, 12 May 2011 10:48
Ig Nobel Prize winner Herman Kingma It sits in our ears. It helps us see clearly when we walk. It’s crucial for our sense of balance, so that we don't fall, and it tells our conscience where we’re in a room. The vestibular system is so fundamental to daily life…

Painful love of music

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Written by Thursday, 12 May 2011 10:48
Research into the treatment of physical problems among musicians Around seventy per cent of orchestra musicians suffer physical symptoms arising from the activity they love the most: producing music. In many instances the problems occur because musicians adopt unsuitable postures when playing their instruments. This can even influence the sound…
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