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2006-09-07 12:30:00

People who must stay awake for long shifts – soldiers, pilots, truckers, students, doctors, parents of newborns – may take comfort from new research showing that preventing the gas nitric oxide from building up in the brain may ward off the sleep urge.

2006-07-27 08:07:30

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Letting some premature babies inhale small amounts of nitric oxide may prevent a potentially fatal lung disease known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia, two studies showed on Wednesday.

2006-07-26 16:08:18

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Letting some premature babies inhale small amounts of nitric oxide may prevent a potentially fatal lung disease known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia, two studies showed on Wednesday.

2006-07-26 16:07:05

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Letting some premature babies inhale small amounts of nitric oxide may prevent a potentially fatal lung disease known as bronchopulmonary dysplasia, two studies showed on Wednesday.

2006-04-25 18:21:30

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of U.S. chemical plants, companies and utilities have reduced their odds of being sabotaged and turned into deadly weapons by changing the chemicals they use or by moving, a think tank said on Tuesday.

2006-03-20 18:25:00

High blood levels of an enzyme called lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) predict complications in patients with sickle cell disease, a disorder in which red blood cells cannot delivery oxygen properly because the cells have abnormal sickle shape, new research shows.

2005-09-28 15:55:00

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and the John Innes Centre in the United Kingdom have uncovered a mechanism with which disease-causing bacteria may thwart the body's natural defense responses. The findings, which could ultimately lead to the development of more effective antibiotics, appear in the September 29, 2005 issue of the journal Nature.

2005-09-07 18:55:00

Researchers have found that an important chemical compound, nitric oxide, appears to slow or reverse the aging of eggs in mouse ovaries. The finding suggests nitric oxide could one day help women in their 30s and 40s remain fertile longer and increase their chances of having healthy babies, the scientists say.

2005-08-10 00:51:11

A new study from the Brady Urological Institute at Johns Hopkins suggests an over-supply of a simple blood sugar could be a major cause of erectile dysfunction in diabetic men.

2005-07-28 15:15:21

Wound healing is slow when an animal is stressed, but extra oxygen almost completely reverses the effect, according to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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