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Coconut Oil Could Combat Tooth Decay

September 28, 2012 by Society for General Microbiology

Digested coconut oil is able to attack the bacteria that cause tooth decay   It is a natural antibiotic that could be incorporated into commercial dental care products, say scientists presenting their work at the Society for General...

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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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Aurora Martinez - long road to find a cu…

September 29, 2011 by Walter Wehus

Aurora Martinez has been developing a new genetic disease drug. Now she and her team have received a generous grant and are hoping to start their own company Aurora Martinez and her research group work to find...

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Social Media as an Effective Tool for Pr…

February 5, 2013 by University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Facebook and other social networking technologies could serve as effective tools for preventing HIV infection among at-risk groups, new UCLA research suggests   In a study published in the February issue of the peer-reviewed journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases...

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Gene that controls chronic pain identifi…

September 25, 2011 by University of Cambridge

Research lays groundwork for the development of new, targeted pain medications   A gene responsible for regulating chronic pain, called HCN2, has been identified by scientists at the University of Cambridge. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)...

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Delayed Cord Clamping Increases Iron Sto…

July 11, 2013 by Wiley

The authors found babies' blood and iron levels were healthier when the cord was clamped later   Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord after birth benefits newborn babies, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. In...

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Gene that controls chronic pain…

Research lays groundwork for the development of new, targeted pain medications   A gene...

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Toe deformities should be treated early, paper shows, and improper footwear can...

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