Archive: 12/1/2008

Lack of vitamin D could spell heart trouble

Vitamin D deficiency—which is traditionally associated with bone and muscle weakness—may also increase the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). A growing body of evidence links low 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels to common ...

Dec 01, 2008
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New movement models tested at the Smithsonian in Panama

Feeling threatened? Hungry? Looking for a mate? Move! Tracking and remote sensing data are making it easier to locate organisms and find out what they are up to. However, general theories of movement are lacking. ...

Dec 01, 2008
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Maternal exposure to folic acid antagonists increases risks

Exposure to folic acid antagonists during pregnancy is associated with a higher risk of placenta-mediated adverse outcomes such as preeclampsia, placental abruption, fetal growth restriction or fetal death reports a retrospective ...

Dec 01, 2008
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