Archive: 11/4/2008

Brain recognises verbal 'Oh-shit' wave

It seems that our brain can correct speech errors in the same way that it controls other forms of behaviour. Niels Schiller and Lesya Ganushchak, NWO researchers in Leiden, made this discovery while studying how the brain ...

Nov 04, 2008
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Apelin hormone injections powerfully lower blood sugar

By injecting a hormone produced by fat and other tissues into mice, researchers report in the November Cell Metabolism that they significantly lowered blood sugar levels in normal and obese mice. The findings suggest that t ...

Nov 04, 2008
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An anti-frailty pill for seniors?

Researchers at the University of Virginia Health System report that a daily single oral dose of an investigational drug, MK-677, increased muscle mass in the arms and legs of healthy older adults without serious side effects, ...

Nov 04, 2008
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