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July 27, 2012--------News Archive

Low-Protein Diet Predisposes Baby to Adult Hypertension
Studies have shown that the offspring of mothers on a low-protein diet are more likely to develop hypertension as adults

Decoding the Secrets of Balance
There is a new understanding of how the brain processes information from the inner ear

The Impact of Insulin on Massive Animal Parts
Huge weapons such as elk antlers or ornaments like peacock feathers are sexy - their extreme size attracting potential mates and warning away lesser rivals

July 26, 2012--------News Archive

HIV/AIDS Prevention with Truvada: How Pregnant Women and Others May Benefit
Infection with AIDS virus need not spread to uninfected partners

Cell Phone Combats Anemia in Developing World
Could a low-cost screening device connected to a cell phone save thousands of women and children from anemia-related deaths and disabilities?

Diagnoses at Your Fingertips
Got symptoms? Medical students have invented a Web and mobile device application to take some guesswork out of what’s ailing you - and they recently won a significant cash prize to take their brainchild to the next level

July 25, 2012--------News Archive

Breakthrough Technology Focuses On Disease Traits of Single Cells
Just like populations of human beings, clusters of living cells are made up of individuals possessing unique qualities

Stem Cell Research Aids Understanding of Cancer
An international team of scientists have discovered a novel marker that plays an important role in our understanding of how cancer develops in the liver, pancreas and oesophagus

Driver of Breast Cancer Stem Cell Metastasis Found
Researchers have found a cancer gene linked to aggressive spread of the disease promotes breast cancer stem cells and implies a new way to target the behavior of these lethal cells

July 24, 2012--------News Archive

Children with Trisomy 13 and 18 and Their Families are Happy
Quality of life perceived by parents is better than that predicted by physicians

Judging DNA by Its Cover
A newly-discovered molecular repackaging mechanism might explain the link between stem cells and cancer

Preemie Survival Rates Best in High-Level NICUs, Better than Previously Reported
Premature babies are more likely to survive when they are born in high-level neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) than in hospitals without such facilities, and this benefit is considerably larger than previously reported

July 23, 2012--------News Archive

New Compound Virtually Eliminates HIV in Cell Culture
A new study by scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute shows, in cell culture, a natural compound can virtually eliminate human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in infected cells

Identified: Genetic Markers for Testosterone and Estrogen Regulation
Research has identified genetic markers that not only influence a protein involved in regulating oestrogen and testosterone levels in the bloodstream, but reveal the markers' close proximity to genes controlling liver function, fat and carbohydrate metabolism and type 2 diabetes

Can Oxidants Early in Life Predict Life Span?
Why do we age, and what makes some of us live longer than others? For decades, one of the most popular theories is that the accumulation of oxygen radicals over time might be the underlying culprit in aging - maybe not!

WHO Child Growth Charts

What Is Your BMI?



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