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2011-11-22 17:26:52

Researchers at King's College London have discovered how one of the most common household painkillers works, which could pave the way for less harmful pain relief medications to be developed in the future.

2011-11-16 22:17:43

Scientists have developed a rapid method that can be used to simultaneously screen patients for a range of genetic and acquired clinical conditions from a single dried blood spot.

Cyberwar May Never Happen
2011-10-19 03:36:13

Cyber war, long considered by many experts within the defense establishment to be a significant threat, if not an ongoing one, may never take place.

Study: Hypertension Could Increase Cancer Risk
2011-09-27 08:06:57

People with high blood pressure are more likely to develop cancer or die as a result of the disease.

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.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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