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2013-02-12 14:47:33

Notorious among athletes and trainers as career killers, Achilles tendon injuries are among the most devastating.

2013-01-29 12:54:37

If findings of a new study in mice are any indication, it might be possible to fine-tune cellular powerhouses called mitochondria, tweaking one aspect to increase insulin sensitivity, reduce body and fat mass, and even extend life.

2012-11-30 20:55:15

Physicians may now be better at detecting breast cancer than ever before, but much more work remains to ensure accurate diagnosis is possible and especially to assess future risk.

2012-11-30 14:23:04

As insects evolve to become resistant to insecticides, the need to develop new ways to control pests grows.

2012-11-13 13:35:16

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is rallying the biomedical research community to advocate against devastating funding cuts facing the nation's research agencies unless Congress acts before the end of the year.

2012-11-09 10:57:06

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) commends Air India for continuing to transport research animals.

2012-10-15 15:21:54

New research findings recently published in The FASEB Journal, show that immune system development is affected by gravity changes, as reported by researchers from the University of Lorraine and University of Luxembourg.

2012-09-17 23:02:00

If you are overweight and pregnant, your baby isn't destined to a life of obesity after all.

2012-07-31 12:45:40

Imagine eating all of the sugar and fat that you want without gaining a pound.

2012-07-31 12:41:59

A new report involving mice suggests that a relationship exists between maternal metabolic or psychological stress and the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome in her offspring.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.