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Text Message Sent With Vodka
2013-12-20 11:57:21

Ranjini Raghunath for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An electronic system that sends text messages through evaporated alcohol wafting through the air from one point to another has been developed by researchers at York University, Canada and University of Warwick, UK. Using the device, the researchers successfully sent the message “O Canada” from the Canadian National Anthem across a distance of twelve feet using just vodka sprayed into the air. The technique can help send...

Reducing Risk Of Breast Cancer With Promising New Drug Treatment
2013-12-12 10:25:15

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online There is good news for postmenopausal women who are at high risk for developing breast cancer. According to a new study, taking the drug anastrozole for five years reduced the likelihood of developing the disease by 53 percent when compared with women who took a placebo. Approximately 80 percent of women in the United States who are diagnosed with breast cancer have tumors that contain high levels of hormone receptors. These...

2013-12-04 23:30:37

Thyroidmom.com celebrates two months of success raising awareness and building a support network for children born with congenital hypothyroidism. Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Thyroidmom.com founder, Blythe Clifford, was diagnosed with hypothyroidism in her late twenties while trying to conceive her first son. Her husband was diagnosed a year later with Grave's Disease (hyperthyroidism). She had no idea that children could be born with thyroid disorders, so the...

2013-11-29 13:17:21

In light of new research, Dr. Andre Lacroix suggests genetic screening to find 'silent carriers' Genetic research that will be published tomorrow in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests to Dr. André Lacroix, professor at the University of Montreal, that clinicians' understanding and treatment of a form of Cushing's syndrome affecting both adrenal glands will be fundamentally changed, and that moreover, it might be appropriate to begin screening for the genetic mutations that cause...

Fruit Flies That Have Better Sex Lives Live Longer
2013-11-29 07:07:59

University of Michigan Health System Can sexual frustration be bad for your health? Male fruit flies that expected sex -- and didn't get it -- experienced serious health consequences and aged faster Sex may in fact be one of the secrets to good health, youth and a longer life – at least for fruit flies – suggests a new University of Michigan study that appears in the journal Science. Male fruit flies that perceived sexual pheromones of their female counterparts – without the...

2013-11-26 23:29:12

Company will offer mini-fan for women at various phases of breast cancer treatments. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 BlowMeCool Inc. has announced today that it will join in the mission of CureDiva, the first ever personalized lifestyle solutions online shop for women facing breast cancer. BlowMeCool will join CureDiva in helping to improve the lives of women facing breast cancer at each phase of treatment by offering its signature product, the BlowMeCool mini-fan. BlowMeCool’s...


Latest Endocrinology Reference Libraries

Osteoporosis International
2012-05-17 15:25:40

Osteoporosis International is a peer-reviewed medical journal published monthly by Springer Science+Business Media. It was established in 1990. It is the official journal of the International Osteoporosis Foundation and the National Osteoporosis Foundation. The journal includes original research on all areas of osteoporosis and related fields. It also publishes reviews, educational articles, and case reports. Editors-in-chief are R. Lindsay and J.A. Kanis. According to the Journal...

Diabetes Care
2012-05-12 21:41:27

Diabetes Care is a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1978 and published monthly by the American Diabetes Association. It covers research in the following five categories: clinical care/education/nutrition/psychosocial research; epidemiology/health services research; emerging treatments and technologies; pathophysiology/complications; and cardiovascular and metabolic risk. The journal also publishes clinically relevant review articles, letters to the editor, and commentaries....

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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