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2011-12-28 08:12:12

The findings could point the way to new therapies Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered that DNA stays too tightly wound in certain brain cells of schizophrenic subjects. The findings suggest that drugs already in development for other diseases might eventually offer hope as a treatment for schizophrenia and related conditions in the elderly. The research, now available online in the new Nature journal, Translational Psychiatry, shows the deficit is especially...

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2011-05-05 10:56:19

In the midst of ongoing concerns about radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, scientists are reporting that a substance similar to resveratrol "” an antioxidant found in red wine, grapes and nuts "” could protect against radiation sickness. The report appears in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Michael Epperly, Kazunori Koide and colleagues explain that radiation exposure, either from accidents (like recent events in Japan) or from radiation therapy...

2008-10-06 12:00:36

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Pharmaceutical industry industry is available in its catalogue. Production, market and benchmarking of Carnitine in China http://www.reportlinker.com/p096340/Production-market-and-benchmarking-of-Carnitine-in-China.html L-Carnitine, a natural and water soluble nutrient that can be produced by human body and also can be obtained from muscles, is an indispensable factor in the metabolism of fat and has many...

2008-08-22 00:00:31

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/c0209d/production_market) has announced the addition of the "Production, market and benchmarking of Carnitine in China" report to their offering. L-Carnitine, a natural and water soluble nutrient that can be produced by human body and also can be obtained from muscles, is an indispensable factor in the metabolism of fat and has many essential functions in human body. These years, the role of Chinese L-Carnitine...

2008-08-08 12:00:45

U.S. scientists say they've found a marine compound that inhibits cancer cell growth in lab tests and that might lead to new anti-cancer drugs. University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers said the patented compound, called largazole, is derived from cyanobacteria that grow on coral reefs. "It's exciting because we've found a compound in nature that may one day surpass a currently marketed drug or could become the structural template for rationally designed drugs with improved...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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