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2010-06-23 07:20:37

Researchers have discovered yet another reason to filter the foreign white cells from donor blood: the resulting blood product is associated with dramatically fewer cardiopulmonary complications for patients who received a transfusion.

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2010-06-10 10:52:50

Scientists have uncovered the flu’s secret formula for effectively evolving within and between host species: balance.

2010-06-01 19:26:23

Scientists are making strides against cerebral malaria, a fatal form of malaria in children that can ravage the brain and is extremely difficult to treat.

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2010-05-31 08:50:00

Scientists have taken another important step toward understanding just how sticking needles into the body can ease pain.

2010-05-27 09:59:13

Implications for treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome, No 1 cause of female infertility

2010-05-26 09:58:35

HDL cholesterol can transform from good to bad actor in heart disease process .

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2010-05-25 09:53:02

University of Rochester Medical Center scientists discovered a defect in cellular pathways that provides a new explanation for the earliest stages of abnormal skull development in newborns, known as craniosynostosis.

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2010-05-21 07:40:14

“I didn’t know what was wrong,” many patients say.

2010-05-20 15:01:39

A University of Rochester study helps to explain why men get liver cancer more often than women and opens the door for a new treatment pathway, by showing a direct link between the androgen receptor, which is more active in men, and the hepatitis B virus as it relates to the deadly cancer.

2010-05-20 13:33:11

Tightly controlled study saw no benefits for sleep, attention and bowel function.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.