Archive: 09/04/2007

A type of antioxidant may not be as safe as once thought

Certain preparations taken to enhance athletic performance or stave off disease contain an anti-oxidant that could cause harm. According to new research at the University of Virginia Health System, N-acetylcysteine (NAC), ...

dateSep 04, 2007 in Other
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Researchers develop long-lasting growth hormone

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have developed a long-acting growth hormone for use in human therapy. The new discovery could mean that children and adults with growth hormone disorders will not have to have injections ...

dateSep 04, 2007 in Medical research
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Laser blasts viruses in blood

A father-son research team working from separate laboratory benches across the country has discovered a new use for lasers - zapping viruses out of blood. The technique, which holds promise for disinfecting blood for transfusions, ...

dateSep 04, 2007 in General Physics
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