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A Fetal Enzyme Helps Stem Cells Recover From Limb Injuries
2014-05-15 07:41:44

Nearly two million Americans a year suffer from ischemia reperfusion injuries. A wide variety of scenarios can be caused by these injuries that result in blood flow—from traumatic limb injuries, to heart attacks, to donor organs.

2014-03-31 13:22:25

The most frequently used mechanical circulatory assist device in the world may have untapped potential.

2014-03-31 12:10:17

Nearly half of patients with the most common form of adult leukemia are said to have normal chromosomes but appear instead to have a distinct pattern of genetic abnormalities that could better define their prognosis and treatment.

2014-02-27 19:05:09

Cognitive decline that often accompanies obesity and diabetes can be reversed with regular exercise or surgical removal of belly fat, scientists report.

2014-01-08 11:12:42

A well-documented suppressor of immunity that's used by fetuses and tumors alike, just may be able to change its spots, researchers report.

2013-10-09 12:58:21

A simple video camera paired with complex algorithms appears to provide an accurate means to remotely monitor heart and respiration rates day or night, researchers report.

2013-09-16 10:36:23

Dr. David Pollock has a simple message for fellow hypertension researchers: think endothelin.

First Estrogen Receptor Mutation Identified In A Young Woman
2013-07-11 13:00:14

A receptor mutation that essentially blocks estrogen's action has been identified for the first time in a female, researchers report.

2013-04-29 15:34:05

The tiny thymus teaches the immune system to ignore the teeming, foreign bacteria in the gut that helps you digest and absorb food.

2013-04-16 19:33:04

Researchers may have found a way to block kidney-destroying inflammation and help damaged kidney cells recover.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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