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2013-06-28 13:14:00

Children with more genetic risks for asthma are not only more likely to develop the condition at a young age, but they are also more likely to continue to suffer with asthma into adulthood. The finding reported by Duke University researchers is one of the latest to come from a 40-year longitudinal study of New Zealanders. "We've been able to look at how newly discovered genetic risks relate to the life course of asthma at an unprecedented level of resolution," said Daniel Belsky, a...

2013-06-25 23:19:03

Coming Soon July 2013, PCCSNOVA is Opening a New Office Location In Haymarket, Virginia. Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Pulmonary and Critical Care Specialists of Northern Virginia, P.C. is pleased announce the opening of their second Prince William County office. Their board certified physicians have been recognized as "top doctors" by Northern Virginia Magazine and Washingtonian. Doctors George Bazaco, Maura Foley and Kevin Glass will be providing services at their new...

2013-05-22 23:03:10

The mission of the Lung Nodule Center is to provide the best chance for curing lung cancer by early diagnosis and expeditious, state-of-the-art lung cancer care. Sleepy Hollow, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York, has established the Westchester Lung Nodule Center for individuals who would like to be screened for lung nodules or receive lung cancer care. Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer for both men and women. Each year, more...


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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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