Archive: 10/22/2008

Adult liver transplant eligibility criteria

The pain is debilitating. The only option: smoking medical marijuana. That's the reality for many hepatitis C patients whose road to health includes a liver transplant. Although Canadian transplant centres are more willing ...

Oct 22, 2008
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The Medical Minute: There's no trick to a safe Halloween

Halloween is supposed to be a spooky night, but parents don’t have to be scared about their kids’ safety if they follow some simple safety tips from Safe Kids Dauphin County, led by Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, ...

Oct 22, 2008
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Mapping a clan of mobile selfish genes

Much of human DNA is the genetic equivalent of e-mail spam: short repeated sequences that have no obvious function other than making more of themselves.

Oct 22, 2008
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Using your car key as a credit card?

(PhysOrg.com) -- BMW Group Research and Technology and NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, have unveiled a prototype of the world’s first multifunctional car key. The prototype ...

Oct 22, 2008
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Researcher improves LCDs with 3-D nanoimaging process

Charles Rosenblatt, professor of physics and macromolecular science at Case Western Reserve University, and his research group have developed a method of 3D optical imaging of anisotropic fluids such as liquid crystals, with ...

Oct 22, 2008
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