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New White Blood Cell Discovery Reveals …

September 25, 2012 by Newcastle University

Researchers in Newcastle and Singapore have identified a new type of white blood cell which activates a killing immune response to an external source   The discovery provides a new potential target for vaccines for conditions such as...

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Nanoparticles Detect Biochemistry of Inf…

September 24, 2012 by Debra Kain

A non-invasive way of detecting measurable, low levels of hydrogen peroxide and other ROS to provide a viable way to detect inflammation   Inflammation is the hallmark of many human diseases, from infection to neurodegeneration. The chemical balance...

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Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin

December 26, 2011 by Todd Edwards

A Founder of Protein Crystallography   Scientific biographers do not, in general, find much correlation between good character and great science. There are a few exceptions. Historians have unanimously agreed, for example, that Charles Darwin was a particularly...

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Meditation Reduces Loneliness

August 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation significantly reduced expression of inflammatory genes   Many elderly people spend their last years alone. Spouses pass and children scatter. But being lonely is much more than a silent house and a lack of companionship. Over time...

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5 Ways to Keep Arthritis From Slowing Yo…

September 29, 2012 by Harvard Medical School

Arthritis is a painful problem that can interfere with your ability to do the things you enjoy   But you can take steps to protect your joints, reduce discomfort, and improve mobility. Physical or occupational therapists can be very...

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Bioengineers Design Rapid Diagnostic Tes…

September 28, 2012 by University of California - Santa Barbara

Inexpensive medical diagnostic tests that take only a few minutes to perform   By mimicking nature's own sensing mechanisms, bioengineers at UC Santa Barbara and University of Rome Tor Vergata have designed inexpensive medical diagnostic tests that take...

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How Key Genes Cooperate to…

Scientists from Berkeley Lab, the University of Bradford, and Boston University discover...

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Dynamic Between Biological Clock and…

Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks...

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Drowning in Drainage

The Liverpool Hospital - Survival Guide to Drains and Tubes   Ngo (Surgical Resident...

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The Story of Dagmar Berne

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney...

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