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2013-06-18 19:28:11

Researchers have developed a risk assessment scoring system that they believe may better identify certain adults-– especially African Americans-– at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke than does the current system of diagnosing the metabolic syndrome.

2013-06-18 19:27:03

Taking calcium and vitamin D before exercise may influence how bones adapt to exercise.

2013-06-18 09:50:48

A special type of in vitro fertilization, or IVF, may increase the risk for insulin resistance among children conceived in this way.

2013-06-18 09:49:42

Low testosterone worsens the harmful effects of obesity in the nervous system.

2013-06-18 09:48:37

A missing brain enzyme increases concentrations of a protein related to pain-killer addiction.

2013-04-17 17:28:51

Hair strands contain valuable information about senior citizens' stress levels that can be used to determine an individual's cardiovascular disease risk.

2013-04-17 17:27:26

Although the drug zoledronic acid slows bone loss in osteoporosis patients, it also boosts levels of a biomarker that stops bone formation.

2013-04-17 17:26:00

Reminding primary care doctors to test at-risk patients for osteoporosis can prevent fractures and reduce health care costs.

2013-03-08 00:56:58

Chinese women are less likely to develop cardiovascular disease if they have their first menstrual cycle or enter menopause later than their peers.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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