Archive: 05/3/2010

Rescue NET for lupus patients

Lupus is a disease where the immune system attacks healthy cells of the body. This leads to progressive damage of different tissues and organs. The classical characteristic of the disease is the so-called ...

May 03, 2010
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Rapid analysis of DNA damage now possible

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our DNA is under constant attack from many sources: Radiation, ultraviolet light, and contaminants in our food and in our environment can all wreak havoc on our genetic material, potentially ...

May 03, 2010
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Purple periwinkles battle inflammatory diseases

A widely and safely used plant extract acts as a novel anti-inflammatory agent that may one day be used for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, as well as other inflammatory conditions. There ...

May 03, 2010
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Bald eagle diet shift enhances conservation

An unprecedented study of bald eagle diet, from about 20,000 to 30,000 years ago to the present, will provide wildlife managers with unique information for reintroducing Bald Eagles to the Channel Islands ...

May 03, 2010
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UN: No comprehensive climate deal this year

(AP) -- Outgoing U.N. climate chief Yvo de Boer shot down expectations of a climate treaty this year, saying Monday that a major U.N. conference in December would yield only a "first answer" on curbing greenhouse ...

May 03, 2010
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