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Like a well-crafted football play designed to block the opposing teamâ€™s offensive drive to the end zone, the body constantly executes complex â€˜playsâ€™ or sequences of events to initiate, or block, different actions or functions.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AstraZeneca purchased a one-year membership to gain access to an international repository of data designed to aid industry and academic researchers developing new technologies to improve cardiac safety.
Elimination of a molecular gatekeeper leads to the development of arthritis in mice.
$11 Million Supports Five-Year Study to Compare Treatments ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept.
ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug.
LEIDEN, The Netherlands, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly two decades after they identified the specific genetic flaw that causes a common type of muscular dystrophy, scientists believe they have figured out how that flaw brings about the disease.
As the medical community searches for better vaccines and ways to deliver them, a University of Rochester scientist believes he has discovered a new approach to boosting the bodyâ€™s response to vaccinations.
Scientists have been surprised to learn that, despite thousands of changes that viruses like HIV undergo in rapid fashion to evade the bodyâ€™s immune system, the original version that caused the infection is still present in the body months later.
Weâ€™ve all experienced the strong heartbeat that accompanies emotions such as fear and rage.
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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