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2010-07-12 13:07:32

Asthma is the most common complication of pregnancy in Australia with harmful effects on babies, but many of these could be prevented.

2010-06-09 13:29:07

Though guidelines for best treatment practices are common, they are only partially effective without standardized, routine exposure to them in clinical practice.

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2010-06-03 08:49:06

A new synthetic Petri dish coating could overcome a major challenge to the advancement of human embryonic stem cell research.

2010-05-28 08:11:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina's Office of Media Relations has compiled a list of faculty experts, many of whom conducted research along the Southeast coast and Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina, for reporters who are covering hurricane, environmental and weather-related stories.

2010-05-13 11:03:39

The new research suggests potential target for drugs to combat alcohol addiction.

2010-05-06 10:00:00

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of rapid point-of-care diagnostic tests for the measurement of CD4 T-cells, a marker of the immune system will be an important factor in improving the lives of people living with HIV and AIDS especially in developing and resource-poor countries. Speaking on global diagnostics at the Bio2010 International Convention in Chicago, Burnet Institute's Associate Professor David Anderson said point-of-care tests that are cheap, easy to use and...

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2010-04-29 08:02:37

University of Adelaide research is showing that the sex of the baby determines the way it responds to stressors during pregnancy and its ability to survive pregnancy complications.

2010-04-07 13:13:34

Women living in the northeastern United States are more likely to develop rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting a link between the autoimmune disease and vitamin D deficiency.

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2010-03-22 13:13:36

Study will help determine if sites linked to the massive orbs will be designated for preservation and promotion because of their 'outstanding value to humanity'.

2010-03-18 10:19:10

Researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report that in a small study of women with advanced or recurrent endometrial cancer, gemcitabine and cisplatin, when used in combination, produced a response rate in fifty percent of patients.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.