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2013-09-17 11:09:09

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a way to make dramatic improvements to the cancer cell-killing power of vinblastine, one of the most successful chemotherapy drugs of the past few decades. The team’s modified versions of vinblastine showed 10 to 200 times greater potency than the clinical drug. Even more significantly, these new compounds overcome the drug resistance that emerges upon treatment relapse, which renders continued or subsequent vinblastine...

Cocaine Rapidly Rewires Brain
2013-08-26 10:11:02

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When mice are introduced to cocaine, the neurons in their brains become rapidly rewired to begin looking for the drug, even it if means not eating. Researchers from California now say this discovery could explain the first steps of addiction in humans. Armed with a microscope, some mice and a small amount of cocaine, the researchers introduced the animals to the drug and measured the growth of high-level brain circuits inside the...

2013-07-18 23:22:39

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a proprietary blend of three ingredients that support healthy blood sugar levels. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a unique blood sugar supplement formulated by Julian Whitaker, MD, that safely and naturally supports normal blood glucose and...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.