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Researchers Discover Underlying Genetics Tied To Increased Risk For Stroke And Cardiovascular Disease
2014-03-21 10:26:43

NIH/National Human Genome Research Institute NIH-funded findings point to new potential strategies for disease prevention, treatment Scientists studying the genomes of nearly 5,000 people have pinpointed a genetic variant tied to an increased risk for stroke, and have also uncovered new details about an important metabolic pathway that plays a major role in several common diseases. Together, their findings may provide new clues to underlying genetic and biochemical influences in the...

2014-03-03 08:31:51

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) today announced the acquisition of Vaprisol(®) from Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Vaprisol(®) is a patented, prescription brand indicated to raise serum sodium levels in hospitalized patients with hyponatremia. The product was developed and registered by Astellas and was commercially launched in 2006. It is one of two branded prescription products indicated for the treatment of hyponatremia....

2013-12-31 23:23:53

MarketReportsOnline.com offers ”Market Research of L-Cysteine in China Edition (2)” research report that analyzed three kinds of L-cysteine, including L-cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate, L-cysteine hydrochloride anhydrous and L-cysteine base. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 L-Cysteine is a kind of nonessential amino acid which is abstracted from human hair or duck feather using hydrolysis technology. It covers three forms in China: L-cysteine hydrochloride monohydrate,...

2013-12-18 11:55:42

Antioxidant supplements reduce levels of oxygen radicals within chronically infected wounds & weaken biofilm sealing these wounds By controlling levels of reactive oxygen species levels within chronic wounds of genetically modified mouse models., Manuela Martins-Green, Ph.D., of the University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside) was able to normalize conditions and heal the wounds, according to research to be presented on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the American Society for Cell Biology...

2013-12-03 23:30:33

The December issue of the Journal of Medical Toxicology focuses on the use of chelating drugs for treatment of poisoning due to metals such as mercury and lead. Many of the articles are adapted from presentations delivered at the conference ‘Use & Misuse of Metal Chelation Therapy’ held at the CDC in Atlanta in 2012 and supported by the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Cooperative Agreement between ACMT and ATSDR. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB)...

2013-10-23 23:04:13

Researchers continue to link BPA and phthalate exposure to health issues, including infertility. Fairhaven Health’s FertileDetox helps rid the body of harmful environmental toxins to help improve overall reproductive health prior to trying to conceive. Bellingham, Washington (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Last week researchers convened at the annual American Society of Reproductive Medicine conference in Boston to discuss the link between BPA exposure and fertility issues. The chemical...

Laughing Gas Does Not Cause Heart Attack
2013-06-19 12:36:01

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis determined that laughing gas does not increase the risk of a heart attack during surgery. Nitrous oxide, more commonly known as laughing gas, is one of the world's oldest and most widely used anesthetics. However, some experts have questioned whether the anesthetic raises the risk of a heart attack during surgery or soon afterward. “It´s been known for...


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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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