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2012-04-20 12:05:18

Forced body cooling known as therapeutic hypothermia has reduced in-hospital deaths among sudden cardiac arrest patients nearly 12 percent between 2001 and 2009.

2012-04-18 20:04:16

More than 50 years of genetics work to increase loblolly pine production in the Southeast has improved the trees’ ability to act as carbon sinks that mitigate climate change.

2012-04-17 10:36:55

One out of every two women of reproductive age is overweight or obese. Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Research Institute, from the University of Ottawa (faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences) and from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute set out to discover if overweight or obese women are in fact more likely to give birth to above average weight babies.

Omnivores Play For Both Teams
2012-04-17 10:34:47

Just because a bear prefers the taste of flesh today doesn’t mean it has always been so. A new study has investigated the previous eating habits of mammals, particularly omnivores, to discover how their eating habits have evolved.

2012-03-28 09:36:47

Health insurance policies that shift costs to patients through higher co-payments may have serious unintended consequences for children, including less use of effective treatments and an increased number of hospitalizations.

2012-03-14 09:52:57

New movies of Jupiter are the first to catch an invisible wave shaking up one of the giant planet's jet streams, an interaction that also takes place in Earth's atmosphere and influences the weather.

2012-02-09 00:06:03

A description of the projects and studies resulting from a research partnership initiated in 2005 between Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the Ponce School of Medicine in Ponce, Puerto Rico, has been published in a recent issue of Health Promotion Practice.

2012-01-02 08:00:00

Research from experts at the University of Illinois and University of Florida shows those who are least ambitious often perform better than even more competitive goal-oriented individuals —

Image 1 - Nitrogen From Humans Pollutes Remote Lakes
2011-12-16 09:06:55

Nitrogen derived from human activities has polluted lakes throughout the Northern Hemisphere for more than a century and the fingerprint of these changes is evident even in remote lakes located thousands of miles from the nearest city, industrial area or farm.


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metagrabolized
  • totally perplexed and mixed up.
The word 'metagrabolized' is also spelled 'metagrobolized'.
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