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Sea Anemone Toxin Could Help Fight Obesity
2013-05-28 09:16:21

As the obesity epidemic in the US continues to grow, researchers are working to find a drug to either stem the symptoms of this condition or help eradicate it altogether. This week scientists published the results of a study which may have found just such a drug hiding in the tentacles of the sun anemone.

2012-02-20 19:00:00

The London 2012 Velodrome has been praised by riders as the UCI Track Cycling World Cup presented by Samsung concluded yesterday with an overall victory for Great Britain who won five gold medals

2011-10-03 14:58:14

UCI’s Dr. Michael Demetriou, Ani Grigorian and others found that oral N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), which is similar to but more effective than the widely available glucosamine, inhibited the growth and function of abnormal T-cells that in MS incorrectly direct the immune system to attack and break down central nervous system tissue that insulates nerves.

2010-11-16 12:50:13

UC Irvine researchers have discovered that circadian rhythms — the internal body clock — regulate fat metabolism.

2010-11-02 14:49:08

A UC Irvine oncologist’s work with a targeted therapy is showing great promise in patients with a deadly form of lung cancer.

2010-09-17 13:13:16

Breakthrough study could transform drug, aging and fertility research.

2010-09-14 08:16:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Information Systems (SIS) congratulates UC Irvine Medical Center for earning full three-year accreditation from the Joint Commission and being recognized for several best practices in the delivery of anesthesia services.

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