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NIH Study Vitamin D3 Prevents Diabetes
2013-10-22 10:00:57

Researchers at Tufts Medical Center have received a $40 million grant from the NIH to finally settle whether vitamine D3 prevents type 2 diabetes

2013-10-18 13:26:56

A gene important in skin tanning has been linked to higher risk for testicular cancer in white men.

Sleep May Help Brain Flush Out Toxins
2013-10-17 15:54:09

A good night's rest may literally clear the mind. Using mice, researchers showed for the first time that the space between brain cells may increase during sleep, allowing the brain to flush out toxins that build up during waking hours.

2013-10-09 11:47:30

Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, have taken the first steps to determine if a protein, called Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-L1), can help to predict which thyroid cancer patients will most likely have a recurrence of the disease.

2013-09-30 23:44:41

Promet Source helped rebuild the National Institutes of Health, Office of Technology Transfer’s website.


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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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