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2011-12-22 06:21:49

Inhaled glucocorticoids used to treat asthma during pregnancy isn’t associated with an increased risk of most disease in offspring, but it could cause endocrine and metabolic disturbances, according to this study.

2011-12-20 13:37:17

Scientists have discovered a missing link between the body's biological clock and sugar metabolism system, a finding that may help avoid the serious side effects of drugs used for treating asthma, allergies and arthritis.

2011-12-16 12:58:51

Inhaled glucocorticoids for the treatment of asthma during pregnancy are not associated with an increased risk of most diseases in offspring, but may be a risk factor for endocrine and metabolic disturbances.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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