Archive: 12/15/2009

Septic shock: Nitric oxide beneficial after all

Scientists at VIB and Ghent University in Flanders, Belgium have found an unexpected ally for the treatment of septic shock, the major cause of death in intensive care units. By inducing the release of nitric oxide (NO) gas ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Other
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Rare earth metal enhances phosphate glass

(PhysOrg.com) -- Adding cerium oxide to phosphate glass rather than the commonly used silicate glass may make glasses that block ultraviolet light and have increased radiation damage resistance while remaining colorless, ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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In rural areas, more women falling into health care gap

For Americans living in rural areas, obtaining and maintaining health care can be challenging. Aside from common barriers, including shortages of care providers and facilities, older women face additional challenges, according ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Health
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More blood vessels in hormone-resistant prostate tumors

Patients with advanced prostate cancer are often treated with hormones, but when the tumours start growing again they have more and different blood vessels, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Cancer
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