Archive: 05/19/2008

Erectile dysfunction may signal a broken heart

Erectile dysfunction is always a matter of the heart, but new research shows that more than romance is at stake. Two new studies of men with type 2 diabetes found that erectile dysfunction (ED) was a powerful early warning ...

dateMay 19, 2008 in Health
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Tracking influenza's every movement

It’s the case of the missing flu virus. When the flu isn’t making people sick, it seems to just vanish. Yet, every year, everywhere on Earth, it reappears in the appropriate season and starts its attack. So where does ...

dateMay 19, 2008 in Medical research
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New mid-infrared lasers show doubled efficiency

Researchers at the Center for Quantum Devices at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University have recently doubled the efficiency of infrared lasers under the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s ...

dateMay 19, 2008 in General Physics
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Researchers develop improved gene therapy agent

Replacing one amino acid on the surface of a virus that shepherds corrective genes into cells could be the breakthrough scientists have needed to make gene therapy a more viable option for treating genetic diseases such as ...

dateMay 19, 2008 in Genetics
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