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2011-01-13 14:04:43

The discovery that high levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good cholesterol") is associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease has fostered intensive research to modify HDL levels for therapeutic gain.

2011-01-04 14:31:30

Given the amount of angst over male pattern balding, surprisingly little is known about its cause at the cellular level.

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2010-12-23 08:02:49

Implications for blocking metastasis and improving responses to existing therapies.

2010-12-09 13:30:53

Weightlifting may play a key role in the prevention of the painful limb-swelling condition lymphedema following breast cancer treatment.

2010-12-07 13:55:12

A personalized vaccine is a powerful therapy to prevent recurrence among certain follicular lymphoma patients, according to the latest results of ongoing research led by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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2010-11-30 06:30:00

A new study suggests that skipping breakfast may not change how much food a kid eats throughout the rest of the day.

2010-10-19 14:27:00

Taking a cue from the world of business-performance experts and baseball talent scouts, Penn Medicine translational medicine researchers are among the first to find a way to measure the productivity of collaborations in a young, emerging institute.

2010-10-15 17:13:40

How a T cell decides to make protein X, Y, or Z can have profound effects for fighting foreign invaders or staving off dire autoimmune reactions.

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2010-09-20 07:52:26

Crosstalk between ion channels points to new therapeutic strategy, Penn study finds.

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2010-07-28 09:05:13

Defining of novel mechanism informs understanding of cancer, aging physiology.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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