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2014-07-17 12:29:43

CHENGDU, China, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From June 16 to June 19 of 2014, a delegation from West China Hospital, Sichuan University led by the President Li Weimin visited Mayo Clinic, the

Labeling People With Pre-diabetes Is Unhelpful And Unnecessary
2014-07-15 03:31:56

Labeling people with moderately high blood sugar as pre-diabetic is a drastically premature measure with no medical value and huge financial and social costs

2014-07-15 04:21:19

Mayo Clinic Is No. 1 on the Honor Roll WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S.

Treasure Trove Of Genes Key To Kidney Cancer Revealed By Researchers
2014-07-01 03:24:43

A genomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma (ccRCC), the most common form of kidney cancer, from 72 patients has uncovered 31 genes that are key to development, growth and spread of the cancer

2014-06-24 14:03:33

A gene known to control brain growth and development is heavily involved in promoting clear cell renal cell carcinoma, the most common form of kidney cancer.

Oxygen Therapy, Facial Hair Combination May Be Hazardous To Health
2014-06-24 11:22:58

A new study has demonstrated how the combination of facial hair and home oxygen therapy can be just as harmful to your health as the cigarettes that got you there.

2014-06-18 16:26:39

PHOENIX, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new Mayo Clinic study, researchers examined the physical act of reading to

2014-06-18 12:37:20

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:

2014-06-17 04:21:36

PARIS, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENTEROME Bioscience SA, a pioneer in the development of innovative disease management solutions based on a deep understanding of the

New Type of Cancer Discovered By Mayo Clinic Researchers
2014-06-12 08:26:35

When two perfectly harmless genes, PAX3 and MAML3, abnormally combine during recurring chromosomal mismatch, they can turn dangerous.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.