Editor’s Selections: Public relations, average sex duration, old stem cells, and epidurals

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By Travis Saunders

Travis SaundersTravis Saunders selects several notable posts each week from Health and Clinical Research. He blogs at Obesity Panacea.

  • On Public Relations.  The Scientist discusses the importance of PR for researchers, and looks at the dangerous misinterpretation of a recent study by the Daily Express.
  • Friday Weird Science: Creative Use of a Stopwatch.  Scicurious of Neurotopia examines a fascinating study comparing average sex duration from around the globe.
  • Are Cells from Old People Still Good for Therapeutic Use?  Somatic cells can now be reprogrammed into pluripotent stem cells, but are the stem cells from the elderly as good as those from the young?  A very interesting post by Fight Aging!.
  • I want my epidural! A significant proportion of women experience pain 12 months post-birth.  HealthSkills explains why it has only recently caught the attention of researchers, and ways that it can be more effectively managed.

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3 Responses to “Editor’s Selections: Public relations, average sex duration, old stem cells, and epidurals”

  1. Corinne Beberwyk Says:
    November 27th, 2011 at 9:04 am

    I’ve to say I regularly wondered on this subject, by no means really took the time to research it, thanks for the post.

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    Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something.

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