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2014-03-26 16:18:12

Working with genetically engineered mice, Johns Hopkins neuroscientists report they have identified what they believe is the cause of the vast disintegration of a part of the brain called the corpus striatum in rodents and people with Huntington's disease: loss of the ability to make the amino acid cysteine.

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

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.

2014-03-03 08:31:51

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CPIX) today

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,

2013-12-18 11:55:42

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.

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.

2013-10-23 23:04:13

Researchers continue to link BPA and phthalate exposure to health issues, including infertility.

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

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.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.