Archive: 11/02/2010

Gastric bypass alters sweet taste function

Gastric bypass surgery decreases the preference for sweet-tasting substances in obese rats, a study finding that could help in developing safer treatments for the morbidly obese, according to Penn State College of Medicine ...

Nov 02, 2010
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Improving health care in the Internet age

Faster and more widely available internet access has improved our lives in many ways but healthcare is lagging behind, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics.

Nov 02, 2010
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Antibody locks up West Nile's infection mechanism

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have learned the structure that results when an antibody binds to the West Nile virus, neutralizing the virus by locking up its infection mechanism. The information could help scientists develop ...

Nov 02, 2010
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Macrophage protein has major role in inflammation

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered that a multi-tasking protein called FoxO1 has another important but previously unknown function: It directly interacts with macrophages, ...

Nov 02, 2010
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