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Naked Mole Rat Studied For Its Pain Resistance And Long, Healthy Life
2012-09-24 11:29:17

The humble, hairless, buck-toothed digging denizen we know as the naked mole-rat could lead researchers to new treatments for pain relief in humans.

2012-01-27 11:00:20

A technique that delivers highly focused beams of radiation, known as Cyberknife, can relieve the stabbing pain of the facial nerve condition trigeminal neuralgia, indicates a small study published online in the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.

2011-09-08 04:00:00

A new study of brain MRI scans suggests a potentially treatable blood vessel abnormality may be associated with Parkinson's Disease in some patients.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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