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2012-03-26 21:52:55

Do you really want to avoid cavities in your teeth?

2012-03-26 21:51:39

Patients with high blood sugar run an increased risk of dying if they have a heart attack, and diabetics are less likely to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest than non-diabetics.

2012-03-26 18:42:51

Researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have discovered a previously unknown mechanism which helps intestinal bacteria to affect the formation of blood vessels.

2012-03-26 18:40:51

Almost all 9- to 24-year-old Swedes use the internet.

2012-03-26 18:39:37

The widely used diabetes medicine metformin can have protective effects on the heart.


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'.