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child with diabetes
2014-06-16 04:53:18

A team of University of Cincinnati researchers has reportedly discovered a way to reverse new onset Type 1 diabetes in mouse models, and their efforts could eventually be used to help humans coping with the disease.

2014-04-28 23:00:32

UC Davis finding may lead to novel stem cell treatments for chronic wounds. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 The stress hormone epinephrine —

Disrupted Sleep Patterns May Accelerate Tumor Growth
2014-01-28 06:29:35

A new study from a team of American researchers has revealed that a disrupted sleep pattern can accelerate the progression of cancer.

2013-03-05 10:44:28

The underdeveloped immune systems of newborns don't respond to most vaccines, leaving them at high risk for infections like rotavirus, pertussis (whooping cough) and pneumococcus.

Long-sought Vaccines For Deadly Parasite Closer To Reality According To New Study
2012-12-13 14:18:47

One major cause of illness from food-borne diseases is the parasite Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii).

2012-10-01 16:14:50

Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have discovered how a key molecule controls the body's inflammatory responses.

2012-07-19 12:06:27

When hospital patients need assistance breathing and are placed on a mechanical ventilator for days at a time, their lungs react to the pressure generated by the ventilator with an out-of-control immune response that can lead to excessive inflammation.


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'.