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2013-09-23 11:29:58

A recent discovery by scientists at A*STAR’s Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS), in close collaboration with researchers at the Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), provides hope for a new personalized treatment strategy that could use a patient’s own blood to treat the infection.

2012-08-28 11:30:54

Cedars-Sinai researchers have found that a common vitamin may have the potential to provide a powerful weapon to fight certain "superbugs," antibiotic-resistant staph infections that health experts see as a threat to public health.

2012-08-07 07:36:19

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) are the first to discover that changes in monocytes (a type of white blood cell) are a biomarker for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.

2011-09-19 22:57:55

If the brain goes hungry, Twinkies look a lot better.

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2011-01-26 10:27:43

Widespread vascular tumors, massive hemorrhage and death reported in mice.

2011-01-05 14:20:40

Scientists at Inserm and Institut Pasteur have performed biomarker discovery on patients being treated for chronic hepatitis C infection.

2010-11-01 17:18:30

One of the many advantages of maintaining a normal body weight is having healthy fat, which in turn supports a healthy heart.

2010-08-26 12:21:06

By creating diseased liver cells from a small sample of human skin, scientists have for the first time shown that stem cells can be used to model a diverse range of inherited disorders.

2010-06-07 16:34:20

Substance in iron metabolism displays life-saving potential for inflammatory diseases.

2009-12-02 11:24:48

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that a naturally occurring protein — transforming growth factor beta1 (TGF-ß1) — which normally suppresses the growth of cancer cells, causes a rebound effect after a prolonged exposure.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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