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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.

2008-07-05 00:00:06

A small protein may have a big role in helping a person make more bone and less fat, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia said. Dr.

2008-06-14 03:00:00

By Toda, Masahiro Makino, Hiroaki; Kobayashi, Hidetoshi; Morimoto, Kanehisa ABSTRACT. The authors collected saliva samples from 15 married couples and 13 women staying with a female companion (N = 43) during an 8-day stay at a spa resort in Nagano, Japan.

2006-03-29 11:40:16

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It is known that stress exacerbates the symptoms of asthma in children, but the biological reason for this has been unknown.

2005-09-08 15:04:37

Several nuclear receptor proteins appear to overlap in their ability to exert anti-inflammatory effects, according to new research by scientists at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Nuclear receptors are important drug targets for a number of diseases, for example, glucocorticoid receptors for asthma and arthritis. But use of drugs targeting these receptors is sometimes limited by unwelcome side effects. The new findings may suggest a way to overcome this obstacle.

2004-12-01 03:00:14

Osteonecrosis of the femoral head usually affects young individuals and is responsible for up to 12% of total hip arthroplasties. The underlying pathophysiology of the death of the bone cells remains uncertain.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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