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Delivery of therapeutics: Small Packages…

July 14, 2013 by University of Melbourne

New strategy to coat microscopic materials   University of Melbourne researchers have developed an efficient system to coat tiny objects, such as bacterial cells, with thin films that assemble themselves which could have important implications for drug delivery...

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Low Cost Design Makes Ultrasound Imaging…

September 24, 2012 by Newcastle University

An ultra-low cost scanner that can be plugged into any computer to show images of an unborn baby has been developed by Newcastle University engineers.   The hand-held USB device – which is roughly the size of a computer mouse –...

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Benefits of Early Intervention in Addres…

August 22, 2012 by New York University

Preemptive cognitive training can help the brain function   Preemptive cognitive training—an early intervention to address neuropsychiatric deficiencies—can help the brain function normally later in life, a team of researchers has found through a series of experiments on laboratory...

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Measuring Women's Risk of Osteoporosis

October 17, 2012 by University of California, Los Angeles

For women of mixed racial or ethnic backgrounds, a new method for measuring bone health may improve the odds of correctly diagnosing their risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures, according to a UCLA-led study   Currently, assessing osteoporosis...

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Unprecedented Insight Into Fighting Vira…

September 29, 2011 by Rutgers University

Researchers at Rutgers and UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School have determined the structure of a protein that is the first line of defense in fighting viral infections including influenza, hepatitis C, West Nile, rabies, and measles.   Principal...

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"Never Events" Might Lead to …

July 31, 2011 by Brian S. Parsley, MD

The efforts to decrease the incidence of preventable errors in medical treatment   The efforts by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Federal Government to improve the quality of healthcare and decrease the incidence of preventable...

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Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested...

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