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2011-12-19 15:03:01

Drugs that enhance levels of small molecules derived naturally in the body from a major component of animal fats (small molecules known as epoxyeicosatrienoic acids [EETs]) are currently in clinical trials for the treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes.

2011-06-17 06:37:04

People who use a mist inhaler to deliver a drug widely prescribed in more than 55 countries to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may be 52 percent more likely to die, according to this study.

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2011-06-16 05:35:00

According to new study, Respimat, a mist inhaler that delivers a widely-prescribed respiratory drug, increases the risk of dying by half.

2011-04-11 21:52:18

More than one-third of the world's population suffers from hypertension (commonly known as high blood pressure) and cardiovascular disease (disorders that affect the heart and/or blood vessels).

2010-06-22 15:56:28

Researchers have found that increasing certain proteins in the blood vessels of mice, relaxed the vessels, lowering the animal's blood pressure.

2010-04-08 16:20:00

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have identified a new class of silver-based catalysts for the production of the industrially useful chemical propylene oxide that is both environmentally friendly and less expensive.

2010-01-14 14:23:00

Current data do not support increased risks for stroke, heart attack, or death SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.