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2012-07-16 11:09:21

Scientists have long known that the body rids itself of excess copper and various other minerals by collecting them in the liver and excreting them through the liver’s bile.

Higher Survival Rate for Patients via Helicopter Compared to Ground Transport
2012-04-18 06:27:38

Recent studies by both John Hopkins University and the University of Maryland have found that patients who travel via helicopter have a higher survival rate compared to traveling via ground transport.

2012-04-04 14:28:43

A team of scientists led by Johns Hopkins researchers have found that more than four in 10 people considered at high risk for hereditary pancreatic cancer have small pancreatic lesions long before they have any symptoms of the deadly disease.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.