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A new commentary on the nature of pathogens is raising startling new questions about the role that fundamental science research on evolution plays in the understanding of emerging disease.
Separate species that live in radically different environments don't necessarily also have different ecological niches.
PARIS, March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN, and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in England and Wales, has just published a new appraisal consultation document (ACD) for Multaq(R) (dronedarone) indicating its intention to recommend Multaq(R) use for the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). The NICE appraisal committee's preliminary recommendation is to endorse Multaq(R)...
Alcohol dependence (AD) is a complex disease for which both genetic and environmental factors affect susceptibility.
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Scientists have determined that a new instrument known as PIB-PET is effective in detecting deposits of amyloid-beta protein plaques in the brains of living people, and that these deposits are predictive of who will develop Alzheimerâ€™s disease.
An experimental compound repaired a defective alcohol metabolism enzyme that affects an estimated 1 billion people worldwide, according to research supported by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Only in recent years have scientists figured out that the secretive Amazonian manatee migrates from shallow to deeper waters.
Organizations Will Explore Potential of Advanced Networks for Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities GEORGETOWN, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) and Internet2(R) have signed a letter of agreement for reciprocal membership.
Taste stimulation and its anticipation activates muscle glucose metabolism via 'orexin' neurons in the brain and thereby reduces blood glucose level in mice.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.