Archive: 22/05/2007

More pounds equals worse asthma?

A new study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2007 International Conference finds that obese people are significantly more likely to have persistent or severe persistent asthma than their thinner counterparts.

dateMay 22, 2007 in Health
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MIT-led team ID's malaria-inducing protein

During the first 24 hours of invasion by the malaria-inducing parasite Plasmodium falciparum, red blood cells start to lose their ability to deform and squeeze through tiny blood vessels--one of the hallmarks of the deadly ...

dateMay 22, 2007 in Medical research
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