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2013-06-18 13:20:33

People born during whooping cough outbreaks are more likely to die prematurely even if they survive into adulthood.

2013-06-05 13:17:04

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered how to stop the destructive process that leads to cardiovascular disease in diabetic laboratory animals.

2013-05-21 08:34:16

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have mapped the significance of heredity for common forms of atherosclerotic disease.

2013-04-25 19:46:09

Drinking coffee could decrease the risk of breast cancer recurring in patients taking the widely used drug Tamoxifen.

2013-04-24 16:33:52

"At present, researchers know very little about exactly how microglia work. At the same time, there is a lot of curiosity and high hopes among brain researchers that greater understanding of microglia could lead to entirely new drug development strategies for various brain diseases", says Johan Jakobsson, research group leader at the Division of Molecular Neurogenetics at Lund University.

2013-03-26 20:02:56

The field of cell therapy, which aims to form new cells in the body in order to cure disease, has taken another important step in the development towards new treatments.

2013-01-28 19:37:03

Critical reflection and shrewdness can help companies to avoid crises, but sometimes good old-fashioned stupidity can serve an important function in raising the efficiency of an organization.

2013-01-16 22:24:40

It is well known that COPD patients run a higher risk of contracting respiratory infections.

2012-12-17 11:11:29

New research from Lund University casts new light on the interaction between the immune system and streptococcus bacteria, which cause both mild tonsillitis and serious infections such as sepsis and necrotising fasciitis.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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