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Coral Algae Could One Day Be Used In Sunscreen Pill
2011-08-31 07:00:52

British researchers studying coral in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef could create a pill that would prevent sunburn in people.

2011-08-24 17:23:03

The largest worldwide study on the association between breastfeeding, time of weaning and eczema in children has concluded that there is no clear evidence that exclusive breastfeeding for four months or longer protects against childhood eczema.

2011-08-03 12:20:13

Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia are associated with fertility problems and negative attitudes to pregnancy.

2011-07-20 16:38:44

Researchers have revealed the molecular pathway that is affected during the onset of schizophrenia and successfully alleviated symptoms of the illness in mice, using a cancer drug currently in advanced clinical trials.

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2011-07-01 06:05:00

Human voices and emotions showed more activation in a part of young babies’ brains than familiar sounds of toys or water, a study published on June 30 in Current Biology found.

2011-06-02 23:46:04

Researchers at King's College London have identified a way of eliminating leukaemic stem cells, which could lead to new treatments that may enable complete remission for leukaemia patients.

2011-05-18 16:39:05

Researchers at King's College London have used cells found naturally in the body, to re-educate the immune system to prevent rejection of an organ transplant while remaining capable of fighting infections and cancer.

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2011-05-16 10:15:00

In two independent studies scientists have separately identified DNA on chromosome 3 that appears to be related to depression.


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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