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Study finds watermelon lowers blood pressure

(PhysOrg.com) -- No matter how you slice it, watermelon has a lot going for it –– sweet, low calorie, high fiber, nutrient rich –– and now, there’s more. Evidence from a pilot study led by food scientists ...

dateOct 13, 2010 in Health
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Hepatitis C virus faces new weapon

In recent human trials for a promising new class of drug designed to target the hepatitis C virus (HCV) without shutting down the immune system, some of the HCV strains being treated exhibited signs of drug resistance.

dateSep 29, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Low grades in adolescence linked to dopamine genes

(PhysOrg.com) -- The academic performance of adolescents will suffer in at least one of four key subjects -- English, math, science, history -- if their DNA contains one or more of three specific dopamine gene variations, ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Genetics
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