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2012-07-30 12:13:10

When dealing with musculoskeletal injuries, speedy diagnosis and treatment are important.

West Nile Virus May Cause Chronic Kidney Disease
2012-07-13 11:56:33

Patients who have a history of infection with West Nile virus (WNV) should be screened for chronic kidney disease (CKD), after US researchers have found varying degrees of the life-threatening disease in 40 percent of those patients who also contracted the mosquito-borne illness at an earlier time.

2012-07-09 10:16:39

A transcription factor called Lyl-1 is necessary for production of the earliest cells that can become T-cells, critical cells born in the thymus that coordinate the immune response to cancer or infections.

2012-06-26 14:25:57

A break from school shouldn't be a break from physical activity, say experts at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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