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2010-09-29 09:25:00

Fizzy beverages light up same pain sensors as mustard and horseradish, a new study shows -- so why do we drink them?

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2010-09-20 07:52:26

Crosstalk between ion channels points to new therapeutic strategy, Penn study finds.

2010-09-14 00:57:52

Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a common genetic disease that results in chronic kidney failure.

2010-09-14 00:54:32

In work suggesting a new approach to treating polycystic kidney disease (PKD), a leading cause of kidney failure, researchers at Children's Hospital Boston were able to block the formation of fluid-filled cysts, the hallmark of the disease, in a mouse model.

2010-09-03 12:43:14

Scripps Research Institute scientists have identified two proteins with potential to be important targets for research into a wide range of health problems, including pain, deafness, and cardiac and kidney dysfunction.

2010-09-02 12:31:18

The September cover story of the nation’s leading cancer journal, “Cancer Research,” features a new study from The Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota, that links capsaicin, a component of chili peppers, to skin cancer.

2010-08-31 06:59:00

MUMBAI, India, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - With This Announcement, Glenmark has Clearly Reaffirmed its Position Globally as the Leader in the TRP Space Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today announced the discovery of a Novel Chemical Entity(NCE) 'GRC 17536'.

2010-08-25 14:58:54

Fire up the citronella-scented tiki torches, and slather on the DEET: Everybody knows these simple precautions repel insects, notably mosquitoes, whose bites not only itch and irritate, but also transmit diseases such as West Nile virus, malaria and dengue.

2010-08-17 17:05:33

New research in the Journal of General Physiology helps explain how the body's "flight-or-fight" response is mediated.


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typomania
  • A mania for the use of printing-types; a strong propensity to write for publication.
The word 'typomania' comes from Greek roots meaning 'type' and 'madness'.