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2011-07-07 07:55:00

A new study has identified the major obstacles to improving the lives of people with mental illness around the world. Professor Abdallah S. Daar, a senior scientist with the McLaughlin-Rotman Center for Global Health at the University Health Network (UHN) and the University of Toronto, co-authored the study entitled "Grand Challenges in Global Mental Health." He brought together over 400 international researchers, advocates, clinicians and other experts to identify these mental illnesses....

2010-01-08 15:35:00

Enforcing new Chinese rules for clinics may impact lucrative stem cell therapy tourism but improve international credibility, confidence Chinese researchers have become the world's fifth most prolific contributors to peer-reviewed scientific literature on clock-reversing regenerative medicine even as a skeptical international research community condemns the practice of Chinese clinics administering unproven stem cell therapies to domestic and foreign patients. According to a study by the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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