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2012-09-18 23:13:36

A big international study has identified a special gene that regulates bone density and bone strength.

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2012-06-12 07:08:53

Researchers found that young adults who use their mobile phones or computers for a long duration of time before sleep have a greater likelihood of having sleep disturbances, stress, and symptoms of mental health.

Lizard Spit Shown To Reduce Food Cravings
2012-05-16 08:24:06

A new drug made from the saliva of the Gila monster lizard reduces cravings for food, according to researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg.

2012-05-07 19:44:55

The vaccine given to children to immunize against serious pneumococcal disease does not offer full protection, reveals research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, finding that the number of cases diagnosed has tripled over the past 50 years.

2012-04-23 13:26:32

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have identified the genetic variations that are believed to cause osteoporosis.

2012-04-03 11:30:20

Hypnosis can be a highly effective treatment for the bowel disorder IBS.

2012-03-26 21:52:55

Do you really want to avoid cavities in your teeth?

2012-03-26 18:42:51

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered a previously unknown mechanism which helps intestinal bacteria to affect the formation of blood vessels.


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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