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2013-03-05 10:44:28

The underdeveloped immune systems of newborns don't respond to most vaccines, leaving them at high risk for infections like rotavirus, pertussis (whooping cough) and pneumococcus.

2011-11-24 11:18:04

A combination of two drugs may alleviate radiation sickness in people who have been exposed to high levels of radiation, even when the therapy is given a day after the exposure occurred.

2010-06-18 07:37:00

BOSTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital Boston announced today that it has received a $2.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.