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2011-01-11 10:59:22

Teenagers who consume a lot of added sugars in soft drinks and foods may have poor cholesterol profiles — which may possibly lead to heart disease in adulthood.

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2011-01-10 10:05:00

The search for a universal flu vaccine has received a boost from a surprising source: the 2009 H1N1 pandemic flu strain.

2011-01-04 11:22:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Special Olympics Georgia received a $80,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS).

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2011-01-04 06:00:00

Children and teens frequently undergo diagnostic tests that expose them to radiation, raising their risks of cancer later in life.

2010-12-07 15:44:41

In an effort to pinpoint potential triggers leading to inflammatory responses that eventually contribute to depression, researchers are taking a close look at the immune system of people living in today's cleaner modern society.

2010-12-06 14:15:26

Sugar molecules coat every cell in our bodies and play critical roles in development and disease, yet the components of these "glycans" have been difficult for scientists to study, because of their complexity.

2010-11-30 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As the end of the year approaches, Ingenious Med continues to fuel growth. After an exceptionally successful third and start to the fourth quarter, the leaders in charge and data capture welcome new clients and the expansion of existing ones.

2010-11-22 13:20:47

Research shows that people with low incomes are more likely to develop kidney failure and less likely to receive a living donor kidney transplant than people of other socioeconomic classes.

2010-11-17 22:10:15

Scientists at Emory University and the University of St. Andrews have solved the structure of a key protein from Lassa virus, which is endemic to West Africa and can cause a deadly hemorrhagic fever.

2010-11-17 17:24:29

Being able to read and understand words like anemia, hormones and seizure means a patient with heart failure may be less likely to be hospitalized.


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2011-04-18 23:26:47

Sonny Carter was a physician, professional soccer player, naval officer, and NASA astronaut. He was born Manley Lanier Carter, Jr. on August 15, 1947 in Macon, Georgia. He graduated from Lanier High School in 1965 and then went to on study at Emory University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry in 1969. While at Emory, Carter played collegiate soccer and ran track. He was team captain and most valuable player of the soccer team during his senior season. In 1970, Carter...

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Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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