Archive: 12/18/2008

Biomarkers improve ischemic stroke prediction

Testing patient's blood for two proteins or biomarkers that occur when inflammation is present could help doctors identify which patients are more likely to have a stroke, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine in ...

Dec 18, 2008
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A simple fusion to jump-start evolution

With the aid of a straightforward experiment, researchers have provided some clues to one of biology's most complex questions: how ancient organic molecules came together to form the basis of life.

Dec 18, 2008
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Staying warm in winter is more challenging for the elderly

( -- In 1980, when America was still dealing with the oil crisis from the previous decade, Ann Kolanowski, Elouise Ross Eberly Professor of Nursing at Penn State and director of the John A. Harford Foundation ...

Dec 18, 2008
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New Discovery Could Rejuvenate the Brain

( -- Researchers at The University of British Columbia have discovered why the brain loses its capacity to re-grow connections and repair itself, knowledge that could lead to therapeutics that “rejuvenate” ...

Dec 18, 2008
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