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chile peppers
2014-08-23 03:00:51

Scientists exploring the chili pepper’s effect are using their findings to develop a new drug candidate for many kinds of pain, which can be caused by inflammation or other problems.

chili peppers for tumors
2014-08-04 03:30:04

Researchers report that dietary capsaicin – the active ingredient in chili peppers – produces chronic activation of a receptor on cells lining the intestines of mice, triggering a reaction that ultimately reduces the risk of colorectal tumors.

2014-05-13 08:31:28

SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.

2014-02-06 08:28:24

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.

2013-10-30 11:07:26

A crucial component of wound healing in many animals, including humans, is the migration of nearby skin cells toward the center of the wound.

The Itch Molecule
2013-05-24 08:20:02

Using mouse models, researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have discovered a small molecule that is released in the spinal cord that triggers a process later experienced in the brain as the sensation of itch.

Study Finds Hot And Cold Senses Interact
2013-04-09 10:20:59

A study from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine offers new insights into how the nervous system processes hot and cold temperatures.

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2011-08-04 05:50:00

Researchers have discovered the genetic pathway that allows vampire bats to identify the "hot spots" in their prey that are most likely to contain ample amounts of blood.

2011-06-16 07:00:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeurogesX, Inc.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.