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Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Surgery to reshape damaged hearts may provide long-term benefits for certain patients with advanced heart failure

Surgery to reshape damaged hearts may provide long-term benefits for certain patients with advanced heart failure

Testosterone may help men recover from a stroke

Testosterone may help men recover from a stroke

International society agrees that the potential of stem cells derived from fat show promising clinical uses

International society agrees that the potential of stem cells derived from fat show promising clinical uses

Balance between vasodilation and vasoconstriction in exercising muscle may change with age

Balance between vasodilation and vasoconstriction in exercising muscle may change with age

High-tech isometrics helps persons on hypertension medication

High-tech isometrics helps persons on hypertension medication

Interleukin-6 has potential as a therapeutic drug in treating metabolic disorders such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis

Interleukin-6 has potential as a therapeutic drug in treating metabolic disorders such as obesity, type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis

New genomic, proteomic tools yield clues to exercise/diet effects on obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes

New genomic, proteomic tools yield clues to exercise/diet effects on obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes

A trial of beta-interferon-1a in inclusion-body myositis has failed to find benefit from the drug in this disease

A trial of beta-interferon-1a in inclusion-body myositis has failed to find benefit from the drug in this disease

Fourth gene found for distal muscular dystrophy

Fourth gene found for distal muscular dystrophy

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

Sibling history is a better predictor of coronary heart disease than parental history or traditional risk factor scoring

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

Researchers pinpoint genetic cause of Timothy syndrome

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

As little as one standard cup of coffee a day can produce caffeine addiction

Two new cases of leptospirosis confirmed in Hong Kong

Two new cases of leptospirosis confirmed in Hong Kong

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

Marijuana use may increase the risk of ectopic (tubal) pregnancies

Five new human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Mississippi

Five new human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Mississippi

Stretching immediately before sport or exercise may actually hinder sport performance

Stretching immediately before sport or exercise may actually hinder sport performance

Histamine is key to narcolepsy

Histamine is key to narcolepsy

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Gene responsible for a rare form of dystonia known as rapid-onset dystonia parkinsonism identified

Researcher looks for clues to degenerative, deadly disease called Ataxia-telangiectasia

Researcher looks for clues to degenerative, deadly disease called Ataxia-telangiectasia