Archive: 23/03/2011

Trigger found for autoimmune heart attacks

People with type 1 diabetes, whose insulin-producing cells have been destroyed by the body's own immune system, are particularly vulnerable to a form of inflammatory heart disease (myocarditis) caused by a different autoimmune ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Medical research
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New way to detect epileptic seizures

Researchers at Concordia University have pioneered a computer-based method to detect epileptic seizures as they occur – a new technique that may open a window on the brain's electrical activity. Their paper, "A Novel ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Why salad helps you say yes to 'NO'

Disorders of the circulatory system- vascular diseases- are common in the developed world, and can lead to heart attacks, strokes and even death. However, treatments for these disorders, such as bypass surgery and angioplasty, ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Medical research
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Speedy toads advance theory of evolution

(PhysOrg.com) -- Speed and the mating habits of the Australian cane toad are set to expand the theory of evolution according to research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.

dateMar 23, 2011 in Evolution
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U.S. safe from Japan radiation, Berkeley lab expert says

Tom McKone, a senior staff scientist in Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab’s) Environmental Energy Technologies Division, is an expert on health-risk assessments associated with exposure to environmental ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Health
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