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2012-01-23 13:08:48

Researchers at the RIKEN SPring-8 Center in Harima, Japan have clarified the crystal structure of quinol dependent nitric oxide reductase (qNOR), a bacterial enzyme that offers clues on the origins of our earliest oxygen-breathing ancestors.

2011-11-07 16:59:37

Breathing. Anyone reading this article is doing it right now.

2011-09-19 08:20:44

Noninvasive method to watch for SIDS, help surgery patients.

2011-05-12 07:00:00

WAYNE, N.J., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremy Cannon, M.D., trauma surgeon at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, has issued a modified statement surrounding MAQUET Cardiovascular's recent announcement on April 28, 2011, that the U.S.

2011-05-05 07:35:00

SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "HOW TO RECOVER YOUR NATIVE BLOOD PRESSURE - An Easy Way to Lower Your Blood Pressure in 10 Minutes" was published online today by Brahm of San Diego, California.

2011-04-14 20:53:33

Gasping for breath during a workout may be more than just a sign that you’re out of shape.

2011-04-12 09:07:00

ALLEN, Texas, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COHERENCE LLC, Allen, Texas is awarded US Patent #7922664, describing the detection and measurement of a blood wave that rises and falls when we breathe with depth and regularity - what COHERENCE refers to as "Coherent Breathing." Author and inventor Stephen Elliott and colleagues call this the "Valsalva Wave," named after 15th century physiologist Antonio Valsalva, one of the first Western scientists to observe and document the relationship...

2011-02-28 15:58:17

Results from a study published in Blood, the Journal of the American Society of Hematology reveal a close relationship between pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)—exceedingly high blood pressure in the arteries carrying blood from the heart to the lungs—and abnormalities of the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow (known as myeloid abnormalities).

2011-02-01 22:00:27

New research from the University of Toronto could provide some restful nights for the 18 million North Americans who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.