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2009-06-03 10:14:39

A new study has identified a specific class of pharmaceutical drugs that could be effective in treating babies vulnerable to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), because their mothers smoked during pregnancy.

2009-05-05 08:02:43

Obstructive sleep apnea, or periodic interruptions in breathing throughout the night, thickens sufferers' blood vessels. Moreover, it increases the risk of several forms of heart and vascular disease.

2009-03-27 10:25:00

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Caroline Brozovich's fingers and lips have turned blue-grey, her movements are sluggish, and her eyes half-shut, as though she's peering through a fog.

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2009-01-30 07:37:08

Scientists are learning how to rescue oxygen-starved cells in humans who suffer a heart attack or stroke by studying microscopic worms that can survive with almost no oxygen.

2009-01-28 11:46:01

Danish scientists are warning that uncontrolled global warming might significantly expand the ocean's dead zones, seriously affecting fish and shellfish. Dead zones are low-oxygen areas in the ocean where higher life forms such as fish, crabs and clams are not able to live, the University of Copenhagen researchers said.

2008-10-16 18:00:15

A U.S. ecologist says he's found a commercially valuable species of clam thriving in oxygen-depleted waters of a so-called "dead zone" off the East Coast.

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2008-10-15 10:45:00

Coastal dead zones, an increasing concern to ecologists, the fishing industry and the public, may not be as devoid of life after all.

2008-09-25 17:46:30

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer A massive fish kill yesterday covered both shores of Bear Neck Creek off the Rhode River, the fifth such event this month for Anne Arundel.

2008-09-24 03:00:12

By Yeom, Chan Joo Chung, June-Key; Kang, Joo Hyun; Jeon, Yong Hyun; Kim, Kwang Il; Jin, Yong Nan; Lee, You Mie; Jeong, Jae Min; Lee, Dong Soo Hypoxia-inducible factor-1 (HIF-1) is a transcription factor of hypoxic response in cancer cells and is associated with tumor progression, angiogenesis, metastasis, and resistance to therapy.

2008-09-17 00:00:28

Men who suffer from sleep apnea, often also have trouble getting sexually aroused, research on mice at the University of Louisville indicates. Dr.


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