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2015-03-26 23:10:56

Medication used to treat patients with type II diabetes activates sensors on brain cells that increase hunger, causing people taking this drug to gain more body fat, according to researchers at

high-fat diet
2014-12-29 13:51:23

Pregnant women who are obese or eating a diet high in fatty foods could unwittingly be harming their unborn child, according to new research published by the journal Molecular Metabolism.

2014-05-22 16:26:35

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and Oregon Health & Sciences University forged Beat AML collaboration to find effective therapies for acute myeloid leukemia patients WHITE PLAINS,

2014-04-01 14:31:40

Medical researchers often presented the findings of their clinical trials in a different way on a federal government website than they did in the medical journals where their studies were ultimately published.

Gene Therapy Method Could Prevent Certain Inherited Diseases
2012-10-25 05:29:18

Researchers from Oregon Health and Science University recently revealed a new gene therapy method that can successfully prevent particular inherited diseases.

2012-10-05 14:33:05

More than 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are insufficiently active after leaving a supervised program.

Pacifiers OK For Breastfeeding Infants
2012-05-01 05:31:03

An experiment by physicians at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) challenges the perspective that pacifiers interfere with breastfeeding.

2012-01-10 23:28:54

New research at Oregon State University provides evidence for the first time that disruption of circadian rhythms – the biological “clocks” found in many animals – can clearly cause accelerated neurodegeneration, loss of motor function and premature death.

2011-10-07 11:35:06

Modern medicine’s ability to save lives through organ transplantation has been revolutionized by the development of drugs that prevent the human body from rejecting the transplanted organ.

2011-06-29 12:25:35

Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University have discovered a naturally occurring disease in monkeys that is very much like multiple sclerosis in humans — a discovery that could have a major impact on efforts to understand the cause of multiple sclerosis.


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sipe
  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
The word 'sipe' comes from Old English and is related to 'seep'.
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