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2011-09-22 12:11:37

In a study of complication rates following prostate biopsy among Medicare beneficiaries, Johns Hopkins researchers have found a significant rise in serious complications requiring hospitalization.

2011-08-29 12:04:04

A molecule which can stop the formation of long protein strands, known as amyloid fibrils, that cause joint pain in kidney dialysis patients has been identified by researchers at the University of Leeds.

2011-08-11 21:25:55

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a safe and effective option for the treatment of dysplastic Barrett's esophagus that attains lasting response.

2011-07-07 06:52:34

The little-studied amyloid peptide may be promoting Alzheimer’s disease (AD), according to this study.

2011-07-04 12:39:41

Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) and their collaborators have shed light on the function of a little-studied amyloid peptide in promoting Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2011-07-03 12:35:02

Highly aggregative and neurotoxic amyloid peptide Abeta43 points the way to new approaches for AD diagnosis and treatmentTokyo, July 4, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (BSI) and their collaborators have shed light on the function of a little-studied amyloid peptide in promoting Alzheimer's disease (AD).

2011-06-29 18:13:55

Chronic stress has long been linked with neurodegeneration.

2011-06-22 14:05:49

Jeremy Smith, Governor's Chair for Molecular Biophysics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has helped reveal a key trigger of Gerstmann–Sträussler–Scheinker (GSS) syndrome, a rare but deadly neurodegenerative disease.

2011-06-15 07:48:00

-20-month extension of the Gen-Probe license- QUEBEC CITY, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - DiagnoCure, Inc. (TSX: CUR), a life sciences company commercializing high value cancer diagnostic tests and delivering laboratory services, today reported the issuance of a new U.S.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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