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child drawing
2014-08-20 05:10:27

When your children are little, their drawings take a place of pride on your refrigerator, whether or not you can tell what they meant to draw. Have you ever wondered, though, what those drawings might mean?

2014-07-08 10:03:49

Scientists have identified a set of 10 proteins in the blood which can predict the onset of Alzheimer's, marking a significant step towards developing a blood test for the disease.

2014-06-19 09:49:24

Heart attack patients with kidney problems may not be getting the full treatment they need.

2014-06-04 15:11:51

Over 35,000 people lived to 100 years or more in England over the last ten years, with a large proportion subsequently dying from frailty exacerbated by pneumonia.

2014-05-07 08:37:47

Eczema caused by defects in the skin could reduce the risk of developing skin cancer.

Animal Testing Alternative - Skin Cells Grown From Human Cells
2014-04-25 03:30:51

An international team led by King's College London and the San Francisco Veteran Affairs Medical Center has developed the first lab-grown epidermis – the outermost skin layer - with a functional permeability barrier akin to real skin.

2014-04-24 12:24:18

The influence of genetic factors on differences between children's Body Mass Index (BMI) increases from 43% at age 4 to 82% at age 10.

2014-03-31 13:33:27

Researchers at King's College London and Imperial College London have discovered that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity.

2014-03-26 10:53:36

Millions of children in the UK are potentially receiving penicillin prescriptions below the recommended dose for common infections.

Ingredients Found In Tea, Berries And Chocolate Could Protect Against T2 Diabetes
2014-01-20 08:22:05

Eating high levels of flavonoids including anthocyanins and other compounds (found in berries, tea, and chocolate) could offer protection from type 2 diabetes


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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