University of Connecticut

Using stem cells to regrow muscle, bone

Among the most debilitating of diseases are degenerative ones, in which a person’s health slowly declines over time. And some of the worst of these diseases involve the deterioration of muscle or bone.

dateMar 09, 2011 in Medical research
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Graphic cigarette warnings evoke important emotions

The days of the small Surgeon General’s warning on the side of cigarette packs are ending. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced that it is mandating bolder health warnings on cigarette advertising and pa ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Health
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Educating on the risks of HIV and alcohol

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is encouraging healthcare providers in developing countries to use an evidence-based intervention designed by researchers at UConn’s Center for Health, ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Health
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Tell me where it hurts

(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Connecticut study finds that the way a question is phrased is important when assessing pain.

dateNov 10, 2010 in Health
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Delivering the virtual cell to the world

Although he trained as a medical doctor, Dr. Ion Moraru’s only patients now are computers, tasked to perform a host of incredibly sophisticated computing chores for a growing number of laboratories and departments at ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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