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2013-12-02 10:18:48

Science Translational Medicine Editorial Urges Researchers to Support the ACA An editorial by Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH, William H. Frist, MD, and Stuart Altman, PhD, published in the November 27 issue of Science Translational Medicine says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an example of the role of experimentation in improving health at the public policy level. The authors point out that while the ACA is an experiment, it is not radical. It builds on learning from...

2013-11-27 23:25:27

Diet Doc patients are able to see amazing results because of the prescription strength hormone levels used in exclusive weight loss supplements that may heighten the appetite suppressing effects seen with a high-protein paleo diet, according to a new study. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Dieters may have heard that following a high protein paleo diet could help them quickly reach their weight management goals. Now, a new study suggests that the high protein paleo diet may even carry...

2013-11-27 09:57:23

UK researchers have discovered a gene that regulates alcohol consumption and when faulty can cause excessive drinking. They have also identified the mechanism underlying this phenomenon. The study showed that normal mice show no interest in alcohol and drink little or no alcohol when offered a free choice between a bottle of water and a bottle of diluted alcohol. However, mice with a genetic mutation to the gene Gabrb1 overwhelmingly preferred drinking alcohol over water, choosing to...

2013-11-20 23:27:11

Fitness expert Pat Flynn shows you how to "kill fat like a caveman" and enjoy the holidays without the weight gain through a series of time-efficient primal workout routines featured in his new book "Paleo Workouts for Dummies." Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The Paleo movement is one of the hottest diet and healthy-eating approaches, as people discover an appealing and sustainable alternative to the restrictive diets that lead to burnout and failed weight...

2013-11-19 23:22:53

Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Report Promising Long-Term Follow-up Results for its Single Dose AAV1/SERCA2a Gene Therapy in Advanced Heart Failure Patients New York, New York (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Researchers from the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reported the long-term benefits of a single dose of their gene therapy AAV1/SERCA2a in advanced heart failure patients on Nov. 19 at the American Heart...

2013-11-18 23:19:19

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The Top 100 Contract Research Organisations In Western Europe. London (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 It is estimated that clinical development expenditures outsourced by pharmaceutical, medical device and biotechnology companies worldwide in 2012 was approximately Euro 20.6 billion. With greatly developed healthcare and medical systems, highly trained investigators and standardisation across multiple countries, in the form of the...

2013-11-13 23:03:59

Preclinical Testing at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Shows SUMO-1 Gene Therapy Shrinks an Enlarged Heart, Improves Heart Function, and Blood Flow New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Researchers at the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have successfully tested a powerful gene therapy, delivered directly into the heart, to reverse heart failure in large animal models. The new research study findings, published in November 13 issue of...


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Bulletin of the World Health Organization
2012-06-04 20:04:03

The Bulletin of the World Health Organization is a public health journal established in 1947 and published monthly by the World Health Organization (WHO). The editor-in-chief is Adetokunbo O. Lucas. The journal aims to offer publish health policy and practice guidance based on the best evidence available, while encouraging closer links between scientific investigation and the art of helping populations to lead healthier lives. Articles are published in English and abstracts are available...

British Journal of Cancer
2012-05-28 10:11:32

The British Journal of Cancer (BJC) is a professional medical journal published biweekly by the Nature Publishing Group (a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd.) on behalf of Cancer Research UK. It provides a forum for clinicians and scientists to communicate original research findings that have relevance to understanding the etiology of cancer and to improving patient treatment and survival. Papers are published both in print and online. The journal publishes full research papers and...

Disease Models & Mechanisms
2012-05-12 21:51:28

Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) is a peer-reviewed open-access biomedical journal published by The Company of Biologists, a UK non-profit publisher of international biological journals, such as Journal of Cell Science and the journal Development. The journal covers the mechanisms, diagnostics and treatment of human disease. The journal publishes original research and review articles, and aims to promote communication between basic researchers, translational researchers and...

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy
2012-04-25 09:59:26

Antiviral Chemistry & Chemotherapy is a peer-reviewed academic journal published bi-monthly by International Medical Press in London since 1997. When founded in January 1990, it was published by Blackwell Science. The current editor-in-chief is Hugh J. Field of University of Cambridge, UK. The journal publishes primary papers and reviews on all aspects of the preclinical development of antiviral agents, including their chemical synthesis, biochemistry, pharmacology, mode of action and...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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