News tagged with shocks

Bacterial toxins cause deadly heart disease

University of Iowa researchers have discovered what causes the lethal effects of staphylococcal infective endocarditis - a serious bacterial infection of heart valves that kills approximately 20,000 Americans each year.

Aug 20, 2013
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Antibiotics are good, right? Well think again

The University of Sydney is building relationships with medical researchers at major universities in Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Jon Iredell, who recently visited Latin America to meet research partners, ...

Aug 12, 2013
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Runners! Put a (mattress) spring in your step

Researchers have designed a new type of running shoe which incorporates springs into the sole for the first time. Prototypes of the trainer, developed to reduce injury risk, will be on show at this year's Royal Society Summer ...

Jul 01, 2013
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After Great Dane success, cancer doc eyes brain tumors

(Medical Xpress)—Two University of Colorado Cancer Center publications set stage for K9 cancer vaccine test with human glioblastoma. Michael Graner, PhD, is a CU Cancer Center investigator and associate ...

Jun 27, 2013
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Fear: A justified response or faulty wiring?

Fear is one of the most primal feelings known to man and beast. As we develop in society and learn, fear is hard coded into our neural circuitry through the amygdala, a small, almond-shaped nuclei of neurons within the medial ...

Jun 04, 2013
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