Latest Klaus Ley Stories

2012-08-15 01:02:20

Most people probably know that heart disease remains the nation's No. 1 killer.

2012-07-02 21:34:23

Like detectives seeking footprints and other clues on a television "whodunit," science can also benefit from analyzing the tracks of important players in the body's molecular landscape.

2008-10-01 12:00:07

U.S. medical researchers say they are focusing on a new approach in the fight against heart disease. Scientists at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology say statins -- cholesterol-lowering drugs -- have lowered the number of people who suffer from heart disease and heart attacks.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.