Archive: 04/28/2008

Virtual world therapeautic for addicts: study shows

Patients in therapy to overcome addictions have a new arena to test their coping skills—the virtual world. A new study by University of Houston Associate Professor Patrick Bordnick found that a virtual reality ...

dateApr 28, 2008 in Other
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Scientists find stem cells for the first time in the pituitary

A team of researchers led by scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have for the first time identified stem cells that allow the pituitary glands of mice to grow even after birth. They found that, in contrast to most ...

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Osteoporosis drug fosamax linked to heart problem

Women who have used Fosamax are nearly twice as likely to develop the most common kind of chronically irregular heartbeat (atrial fibrillation) than are those who have never used it, according to research from Group Health ...

dateApr 28, 2008 in Medications
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Insulin pill could replace injections for diabetes

Insulin pills to replace the injections necessary for those suffering from diabetes appear closer to reality through new research by chemical and biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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