Archive: 11/19/2008

Medical societies: Adults need vaccines

The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) have released a joint statement on the importance of adult vaccination against an increasing number of vaccine-preventable diseases. ...

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Urban trees enhance water infiltration

Global land use patterns and increasing pressures on water resources demand creative urban stormwater management. Traditional stormwater management focuses on regulating the flow of runoff to waterways, but generally does ...

Nov 19, 2008 4.8 / 5 (9) 0

Adult stem cell breakthrough

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first tissue-engineered trachea (windpipe), utilising the patient's own stem cells, has been successfully transplanted into a young woman with a failing airway. The bioengineered trachea ...

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