Archive: 03/28/2012

Conditioning regimen beneficial for kidney recipients

(HealthDay) -- Following a conditioning regimen of lymphoid irradiation (TLI) and antithymocyte globulin (ATG), the majority of HLA-matched kidney and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients can be withdrawn ...

Mar 28, 2012
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US top court wrestles with final health law hearings

Supreme Court justices battled Wednesday over the fate of US President Barack Obama's health care reforms, with liberals fighting to salvage the rest of the law if a key provision is declared unconstitutional.

Mar 28, 2012
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Study reveals trigger that may speed melanoma growth

(HealthDay) -- Growth of the deadly skin cancer melanoma may be triggered by the immune system turning on itself, according to a new study that also identified the mechanism that causes this to happen.

Mar 28, 2012
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Sleep disturbances hurt memory consolidation

Sleep disturbance negatively impacts the memory consolidation and enhancement that usually occurs with a good night's sleep, according to a study published Mar. 28 in the open access journal PLoS ONE.

Mar 28, 2012
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Hops compounds improve health of obese diabetic mice

A class of compounds found in hops, the crop generally known for its role in beer production, reduces weight gain in obese and diabetic mice, according to a study published Mar. 28 in the open access journal PLoS ONE. ...

Mar 28, 2012
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