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Venom of marine snails provide new drugs

Baldomero Olivera studies chemical compounds found in the venoms of marine cone snails, a potential source of powerful, yet safe and effective drugs. He will discuss the development of Prialt - an FDA-approved drug for intractable, ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Aboriginal Australians at risk of bone, muscle pain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Aboriginal Australians are at risk of increased bone and muscle pain due to their inability to produce sufficient vitamin D, according to a University of Adelaide study published in the Medical Journal of ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Health
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New study alters long-held beliefs about shingles

For decades, medical wisdom about shingles has been that it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The commonly-held belief is that patients are protected from a recurrence of the herpes zoster virus, which causes shingles, after ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Cancer
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Compound may prevent sickle cell pain crises

A new compound appears to prevent the traffic jam of cells that causes debilitating pain crises and associated mortality in sickle cell disease, Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly Medical College of Georgia) researchers ...

dateFeb 01, 2011 in Medical research
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