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FDA approves partial artificial heart

FDA approves partial artificial heart

More efficient method to sequence the human genome

More efficient method to sequence the human genome

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

Researchers use brain cells to correct involuntary muscle spasms in rats with ischemic spinal cord injury

One in four deaths among women with heart failure can be attributed to kidney problems

One in four deaths among women with heart failure can be attributed to kidney problems

QIMR researchers have received a 5 year grant to develop a vaccine against Group A streptococcus

QIMR researchers have received a 5 year grant to develop a vaccine against Group A streptococcus

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

Small delay after birth when cutting umbilical cord of a premature baby appears to lessen chances of bleeding

Small delay after birth when cutting umbilical cord of a premature baby appears to lessen chances of bleeding

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Anesthetics are effective in reducing the pain of circumcision in newborns

Study links possible role of ephedrine in sudden cardiac arrests

Study links possible role of ephedrine in sudden cardiac arrests

People who drank alcohol on a regular basis appeared to have less cardiovascular disease

People who drank alcohol on a regular basis appeared to have less cardiovascular disease

Location of body fat on older women can indicate the likelihood of heart disease

Location of body fat on older women can indicate the likelihood of heart disease

Single protein appears central to the formation of the long-term memories

Single protein appears central to the formation of the long-term memories

Insulin sensitizing drugs help thin women as well overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Insulin sensitizing drugs help thin women as well overweight women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Vitamin E's status as a super supplement questioned

Vitamin E's status as a super supplement questioned

Researchers report the first physiologic evidence of the role of laughter during psychotherapy

Researchers report the first physiologic evidence of the role of laughter during psychotherapy

Low dose aspirin dosages trigger the body to generate its own anti-inflammatory compounds

Low dose aspirin dosages trigger the body to generate its own anti-inflammatory compounds

Ignoring England's promiscuous society is at the heart of the current sexual health crisis

Ignoring England's promiscuous society is at the heart of the current sexual health crisis

Research in children has shown that blood loss after heart surgery can be minimized if fresh whole blood is used for transfusions

Research in children has shown that blood loss after heart surgery can be minimized if fresh whole blood is used for transfusions

Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer

Technique for genetically modifying blood stem cells brings cure for blood diseases closer