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2011-12-29 09:40:35

A UT Southwestern Medical Center study using a sophisticated “glass mouse” research model has found that multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is more likely caused in patients by speedy drug metabolism rather than inconsistent doses, as is widely believed.

2011-10-25 13:11:21

A simple blood test could someday quantify a smoker's lung toxicity and danger of heart disease.

2011-10-20 09:32:37

The intestinal ecosystem is even more dynamic than previously thought.

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2011-08-11 13:39:06

People who frequently use tanning beds may be spurred by an addictive neurological reward-and-reinforcement trigger.

2011-08-09 08:03:20

A person's ability to battle viruses at the cellular level remarkably resembles the way deadly infectious agents called prions misfold and cluster native proteins to cause disease.

2011-07-25 23:38:39

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have narrowed the potential drug targets for advanced prostate cancer by demonstrating that late-stage tumors are driven by a different hormonal pathway than was thought previously.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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