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Learning How Gut Bacteria Influence Heal…

September 29, 2011 by New York University School of Medicine

Scientists have deciphered the genome of a bacterium implicated as a key player in regulating the immune system of mice   The genomic analysis provides the first glimpse of its unusually sparse genetic blueprint and offers hints about...

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Indians and Europeans Share a Milky Past

September 9, 2011 by Cambridge University

Cambridge University researchers have discovered that lactose tolerant milk-drinkers in India and Europe could be related to the same person who lived at some point in the last 10,000 years   The Cambridge team, in association with fellow...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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Kidney Grafts Function Longer in Europe …

October 12, 2012 by Heidelberg University Hospital

Kidney transplants performed in Europe are considerably more successful in the long run than those performed in the United States   While the one-year survival rate is 90% in both Europe and the United States, after five years...

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Dynamic Between Biological Clock and Neu…

September 25, 2012 by New York University

Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks control neuronal activity --   a discovery that sheds new light on sleep-wake cycles and offers potential new directions for research into therapies to address sleep...

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Intra-aortic Balloon Pumps Do Not Reduce…

August 30, 2011 by Doctor Patel, Manesh (Durham, USA)

Hot Line III - Acute Coronary Syndromes Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)   Intra-aortic balloon pump counterpulsation prior to PCI in patients with ST segment elevation MI does not reduce infarct size as measured by MRI, according to...

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American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for safe fun in the sun   SAN...

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The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized...

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