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2013-01-31 10:00:29

In a study of patients at two HIV clinics in the Houston area, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center found that those who were satisfied with the care they received had higher adherence to care and higher retention rates.

2013-01-23 10:16:32

Deleting or reducing expression of a gene that carries the code for tau, a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease, can prevent seizures in a severe type of epilepsy linked to sudden death.

2013-01-17 23:03:17

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering & Science of Texas (TAMEST) will hold its 10th Annual Conference—Probing the Depths: under the Sea and into the Brain—on January 17-18, 2013, at the

2012-12-13 12:32:39

It looks like your mother was on to something when she said, "Eat your vegetables!"

2012-12-05 11:03:18

The ability of the eye of a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster) to respond to light depends on a delicate ballet that keeps the supply of light sensors called rhodopsin constant as photoreceptors turn on and off in response to light exposures.

2012-11-08 11:26:04

Electronic health records (EHRs) are expected to improve patient safety, but they themselves can present challenges for which health care providers must be prepared.

2012-11-08 11:22:00

The search for rare gene variants associated with heart, lung and blood-related disease traits, as well as those of public health importance found that 1.1 million of the 1.2 million such variants within exomes occur very infrequently.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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