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2009-02-13 07:25:00

A new study has shed light on the secrets of the common cold, researchers reported on Thursday.

2009-02-12 13:00:00

First comprehensive sequencing and analysis of strains responsible for common cold and other respiratory illnesses, give clues to evolution and diversity of the virus ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of researchers from the J.

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2008-12-12 08:40:00

A ground breaking discovery has found a rare genetic abnormality in an Amish community protects them from heart disease.

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2008-08-15 10:15:00

Smoking more than doubles the risk of stroke in younger women compared to nonsmokers, according to a U.S. study published on Thursday.

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2008-05-03 00:00:00

Akhenaten wasn't the most manly pharaoh, even though he fathered at least a half-dozen children. In fact, his form was quite feminine. And he was a bit of an egghead.

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2008-02-08 05:30:00

Dutch and U.S. researchers reported this week that acupuncture might improve the odds of pregnancy through in-vitro fertilization if done right before or after embryos are placed in the womb..

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2008-01-28 16:04:35

A new medical imager for detecting and guiding the biopsy of suspicious breast cancer lesions is capable of spotting tumors that are half the size of the smallest ones detected by standard imaging systems, according to a new study.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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