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Promising Nerve Research From Stem Cells Plus Nanofibers
2012-11-07 15:29:57

Researchers coax cells to grow and myelinate along thin fibers, with potential use in testing treatments for neurological diseases

2012-11-01 23:12:39

Congenital diarrheal disorders (CDD) are a group of rare intestinal diseases that are caused by genetic mutations.

2012-10-23 14:07:50

Most liver transplant candidates who died or were removed from the transplant list actually received one or more liver donation offers.

2012-08-09 00:42:45

At its most fundamental level, diabetes is a disease characterized by stress -- microscopic stress that causes inflammation and the loss of insulin production in the pancreas, and system-wide stress due to the loss of that blood-sugar-regulating hormone.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.