Archive: 10/14/2009

Gentle touch may aid multiple sclerosis patients

(PhysOrg.com) -- While gripping, lifting or manipulating an object such as drinking from a cup or placing a book on a shelf is usually easy for most, it can be challenging for those with neurological diseases such as multiple ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Tracking down the human 'odorprint'

Each of the 6.7 billion people on Earth has a signature body odor -- the chemical counterpart to fingerprints -- and scientists are tracking down those odiferous arches, loops, and whorls in the "human odorprint" for purposes ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Mayo Clinic tests non-incision, endoscopic ulcer repair

Mayo Clinic surgical researchers are reporting a 93 percent success rate in recent animal tests of endoscopic repair of perforated ulcers. The goal is to advance the use of an endoscope -- which allows access to organs through ...

Oct 14, 2009
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