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(AP)—A New York federal appeals court says environmental activists can try to prove that a chemical found in some soaps is potentially dangerous.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have identified an elusive anti-cancer property of vitamin E that has long been presumed to exist, but difficult to find.
Cancer Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Transfusion of donated blood more than three weeks old results in impaired blood vessel function, a new study of hospital patients shows. Blood banks now consider six weeks to be the maximum permitted storage time of blood ...
Medical research Mar 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—In feudal-age Japan, cunning, unorthodox mercenaries known as ninjas were notorious for using disguise, deception, and stealth to infiltrate enemy fortifications. In the world of modern ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An extract from a shrub often used for medicinal purposes in tropical Africa may have lethal effects against a dangerous parasite that transmits malaria, according to a multi-institutional team of scientists ...
Medical research Mar 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The transistors and wires that power our electronic devices need to be mounted on a base material known as a "motherboard." Our human brain is not so different—neurons, the cells that transmit electrical ...
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered phthalates, industrial chemicals, in common foods purchased in the United States. Phthalates can be found in a variety of ...
Health Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new type of breath test that detects nanoparticles could help diagnose stomach cancers, according to a study published in the British Journal of Cancer.
Cancer Mar 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For a bunch of inanimate chemical compounds, the nucleic and amino acids caught up in the infamous "selfish" segregation distorter (SD) saga have put on quite a soap opera for biologists ...
Genetics Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The University of Delaware's Prasad Dhurjati is a chemical engineer whose background includes systems engineering, biotechnology and artificial intelligence. Yet recently, he has been investigating autism ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 05, 2013 | 2 / 5 (2) | 2
(HealthDay)—People suffering from restless legs syndrome may find some relief by taking one of several drugs approved to treat the condition, a new review confirms.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The brain adds new cells during puberty to help navigate the complex social world of adulthood, two Michigan State University neuroscientists report in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
How can progenitor cells turn into tissues? At the Vienna University of technology, chemical substances have been developed which control the differentiation of progenitor cells into heart cells. The heart ...
Medical research Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A Vermont nurse disfigured in a 2007 lye attack has received a new face at a Boston hospital.
Surgery Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A novel tool exploits baker's yeast to expedite the development of new drugs to fight multiple tropical diseases, including malaria, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness. The unique screening method uses yeasts ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0