Archive: 07/31/2008

New treatment therapy helps inhibit hepatitis C

Two new studies examine the use of the nucleoside polymerase inhibitor, R1626, to the standard therapy for hepatitis C. The reports appear in the August issue of Hepatology, a journal published by John Wiley & Sons on beh ...

Jul 31, 2008
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Dust and gas in the early universe

Researchers believe that our universe began with the Big Bang about 13 billion years ago, and that soon after that event, matter began to form as small dust grains and gases. How the first stars formed from ...

Jul 31, 2008
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Exercise in a Pill

Trying to reap the health benefits of exercise? Forget treadmills and spin classes, researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies may have found a way around the sweat and pain. They identified ...

Jul 31, 2008
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Treatment corrects severe insulin imbalance in animal studies

Researchers have used a drug to achieve normal levels of blood sugar in animals genetically engineered to have abnormally high insulin levels. If this approach succeeds in humans, it could become an innovative medicine for ...

Jul 31, 2008
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