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2012-10-01 16:29:51

Vibration-induced white finger disease (VWF) is caused by continued use of vibrating hand held machinery (high frequency vibration >50 Hz), and affects tens of thousands of people.

2012-09-17 23:02:00

If you are overweight and pregnant, your baby isn't destined to a life of obesity after all.

Sleep And Alzheimer’s Disease
2012-09-06 09:24:34

A study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis involving laboratory mice found that sleep disruption could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease.

2012-09-03 11:23:39

Molecular biologists at The University of Texas at Austin have solved one of the mysteries of how double-stranded RNA is remodeled inside cells in both their normal and disease states.

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2012-08-27 21:11:44

Boosting the activity of a particular enzyme can help block tumors from growing, according to research published in Nature Chemical Biology.

2012-08-23 23:50:10

Enzymes involved in breaking down fat can now be manipulated to work three times harder by turning on a molecular switch recently observed by chemists at the University of Copenhagen.

Nonalcoholic Berry Wine Could Be Good For Diabetics
2012-08-21 10:31:02

A team of investigatorsrecently discovered compounds in Illinois blueberry and blackberry wines that stop enzymes that target carbohydrate absorption and assimilation.

Double Whammy From Brain Enzyme For Alzheimer's Disease
2012-08-20 08:22:40

Sanford-Burnham researchers discover that an enzyme known for generating toxic brain plaques in Alzheimer's disease also causes additional memory and cognitive deficits via a separate mechanism

2012-07-31 23:02:45

The CBS NY evening news recently featured the segment “Gray Hair is Less of a Worry for Some Women Lately Because of a Certain Pill”.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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