Archive: 01/26/2010

Blood protein offers help against anemia

A new study shows that a protein found in blood alleviates anemia, a condition in which the body's tissues don't get enough oxygen from the blood. In this animal study, injections of the protein, known as transferrin, also ...

dateJan 26, 2010 in Medical research
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A Venus flytrap for nuclear waste

Not every object is food to a Venus flytrap. Like the carnivorous plant, a new material developed at Northwestern University permanently traps only its desired prey, the radioactive ion cesium, and not other harmless ions ...

dateJan 26, 2010 in Materials Science
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Landmark heart treatment study

Treating a common heart rhythm disorder by burning heart tissue with a catheter works dramatically better than drug treatments, according to a landmark study published in the Jan. 27 issue of the Journal of the American Me ...

dateJan 26, 2010 in Medical research
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