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2008-09-08 12:00:41

NeurAxon, a developer of next-generation pain therapeutics targeting neuronal nitric oxide synthase, has announced encouraging data from its Phase II clinical trial of NXN-188 in patients with migraine.

2008-09-05 09:00:38

NeurAxon, Inc., a developer of next-generation pain therapeutics targeting neuronal nitric oxide synthase (nNOS), today announced data from its Phase 2 clinical trial of NXN-188 in patients with migraine.

2008-07-03 12:00:13

U.S. medical scientists say they may have found clues to the biological basis of migraine headaches suffered by 15 percent to 20 percent of people worldwide. By studying a rare, inherited form of migraine, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center led by Dr. Alfred George Jr.

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2008-06-26 09:00:00

Neuralieve, a medical technology company pioneering a new approach to treat migraine headache, today reported completion of its clinical trial. The results will be presented June 27 during the annual American Headache Society (AHS) scientific meeting in Boston by Dr. Richard B.

2008-06-17 09:00:00

It's notoriously hard to treat, but doctors are closer than ever to finding effective relief for this condition that affects millions.

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2008-05-27 11:20:00

Clouds have typically posed a problem to scientists using satellites to observe the lowest part of the atmosphere, where humans live and breathe.

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2007-12-14 07:50:54

Weather broadcasts have long been a staple for people planning their day. Now with the help of NASA satellites, researchers are working to broaden daily forecasts to include predictions of air quality, a feat that is becoming reality in some parts of the world.

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2007-10-22 08:40:55

Air pollution is becoming one of the biggest dangers for the future of the planet, causing premature deaths of humans and damaging flora and fauna. With their vantage point from space, satellites are the only way to carry out effective global measurements of air-polluting emissions and their transboundary movement.

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2007-09-14 18:10:00

NASA scientists will join researchers from around the world to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, an international treaty designed to reduce the hole in Earth's protective ozone layer.

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2006-10-10 12:54:56

The new Aura Ozone Monitoring Garden is used to study air quality from the ground by seeing how ozone in the air damages the leaves of certain plants.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.