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2010-11-30 09:47:04

Any dog or cat owner will agree that animals have personalities but it may come as a surprise to many to learn that birds also do.

2010-09-08 14:00:28

Both drinking and withdrawal from chronic drinking can raise circulating glucocorticoid levels, known as cortisol in humans and corticosterone in rodents.

2010-06-25 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Tolerx, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer by modulating T cell activity, presented results from preclinical studies with TRX518, an early-stage agent Tolerx is developing as a treatment for cancer.

2010-06-09 13:25:29

New research helps to explain why some commonly used drugs come with a serious downside: They up your odds of breaking a bone.

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2010-05-18 07:13:09

Stages from early to mature cell offer clues for anti-obesity drug development.

2009-10-27 08:31:32

In her most recent study of possible triggers of cancer among northern New England residents, Dartmouth epidemiologist Margaret R. Karagas, Ph.D., and her team identified an enhanced risk to the bladders of patients taking drugs that suppress the immune system.

2009-07-23 09:44:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced that the U.S.

2008-11-18 12:05:22

Some drugs used in premature babies and in pregnant women at risk for preterm deliveries can kill infant brain cells, research by U.S.

2008-10-27 15:00:27

Results to be presented today at the 2008 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in San Francisco, USA Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) announces that Nanocort has demonstrated safety as well as a faster and more pronounced decrease in rheumatoid arthritis disease symptoms compared to reference medication.

2008-09-11 15:00:09

German scientists say they have determined what conditions cause the body to deposit fat in the liver, possible leading to a fatty liver condition. Scientists have known the body's own glucocorticoid hormones, such as cortisol, promote the development of fatty liver.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.