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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.

2005-10-25 15:06:32

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Supplemental oxygen during and after surgery can significantly reduce a patient's risk of incision site infections, researchers said on Tuesday.

2005-06-13 16:20:39

Children who were born prematurely are more likely to have visual problems at 10 years of age than children who were born at full term, according to a study in the June issue of Archives of Ophthalmology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

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2005-02-23 08:09:50

How the Earth adapted to life has much to do with the generation of a stable oxygen atmosphere. But how life adapted to Earth often hinges on whether oxygen is a poison. New research on insect oxygen use highlights the novel ways that life has shaped the Earth, and vice versa.


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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