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2013-03-13 18:02:56

The immune system's T cells, while coordinating responses to diseases and vaccines, act like honey bees sharing information about the best honey sources.

2013-02-28 13:53:07

It's a basic, reasonable question: How much will this cost me?

2013-02-14 13:36:05

Over a span of nearly 20 years, California's tobacco control program cost $2.4 billion and reduced health care costs by $134 billion.

Breast Cancer Mutation Linked To Early Onset Menopause
2013-01-30 09:42:51

Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently conducted a study that showed a significantly earlier onset of menopause for women who inherited a mutation in one of the breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) genes.

2013-01-28 15:46:24

The spread of breast cancer to distant organs within the body, an event that often leads to death, appears in many cases to involve the loss of a key protein.

2013-01-23 10:49:40

Technological advancements in medicine have allowed patients suffering from musculoskeletal conditions such as hip and knee pain to regain mobility and live relatively pain-free.

2013-01-17 10:35:47

New research in Nature concludes the eye – which depends on light to see – also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.