Archive: 10/12/2008

Researchers discover baldness gene: 1 in 7 men at risk

( -- Researchers at McGill University, King's College London and GlaxoSmithKline Inc. have identified two genetic variants in caucasians that together produce an astounding sevenfold increase the risk of male ...

dateOct 12, 2008 in Genetics
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Nanotechnology boosts war on superbugs

This week Nature Nanotechnology journal (October 12th) reveals how scientists from the London Centre for Nanotechnology (LCN) at UCL are using a novel nanomechanical approach to investigate the workings of vancomycin, one of ...

dateOct 12, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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Drug may reduce coronary artery plaque

Research presented at the 20th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), suggests that olmesartan, a drug commonly used to treat ...

dateOct 12, 2008 in Medications
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