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2013-04-10 16:21:13

A potential new strategy to developing new drugs to control inflammation without serious side effects has been found by Georgia State University researchers and international colleagues.

2013-04-10 13:24:01

Hardening of the arteries, or atherosclerosis, is the primary cause of heart disease.

2013-03-19 14:20:06

A multicenter team of researchers, including scientists at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC), Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has developed biodegradable nanoparticles that are capable of delivering inflammation-resolving drugs to sites of tissue injury.

Asthma Treatment Uses Double Duty Molecule
2013-02-28 09:06:31

Researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have discovered a molecule that controls cells responsible for decreasing airway inflammation in asthma patients, and their discovery could lead to new treatments for the millions of Americans that suffer from the disease.

2012-12-13 12:21:21

A new study by biologists at Mercyhurst University focuses on the influence of climate change, particularly warmer winters, on the survival and potential fecundity of cold-blooded animals.

Life Saving Gel From Mussels
2012-12-12 20:15:56

Researchers have created a gel that can be painted onto the walls of blood vessels, which could eventually help save lives.

Hair Plays Important Role In Keeping Elephants Cool
2012-10-11 19:23:21

Our ancestors and other species were pretty hairy. They had to be. Body hair on mammals has long been thought of as an evolutionary requirement for survival in cold climes that prehistoric man and the woolly mammoth inhabited.


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