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Fetal alcohol syndrome needs more awareness, group says

For a decade now, the call has gone out every year on the ninth day of the ninth month warning women about the dangers of drinking while pregnant, yet Fetal Alcohol Syndrome remains stubbornly below the national radar, some ...

dateSep 10, 2009 in Health
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New drug for children with high-risk leukemia

Each year, approximately 4,500 children in America are diagnosed with leukemia, according to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. A potentially deadly cancer of the blood, it is the most common cancer in children.

dateJul 28, 2009 in Cancer
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Potential pathway for drug intervention

A newly identified molecular pathway that directs stem cells to produce glial cells yields insights into the neurobiology of Down's syndrome and a number of central nervous system disorders characterized by too many glial ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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