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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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.