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Researchers Reveal the Physiological Role of a Novel Hormone FNDC5/irisin

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A research team led by Dr. Christos Mantzoros, MD, PhD, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Continue reading “Researchers Reveal the Physiological Role of a Novel Hormone FNDC5/irisin” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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iPhone app to diagnose thyroid disease

An iPhone and specially-designed image analysis app can diagnose and manage Continue reading “iPhone app to diagnose thyroid disease” »  More...

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By IANS On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
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Graphene coating renders copper corrosion free

A thin coating that is not visible to the human eye could make copper nearly 100 Continue reading “Graphene coating renders copper corrosion free” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012
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New Chemistry Technique Reproduces Nature’s Elusive Complexity

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have shown how to synthesize in the laboratory an important set of natural Continue reading “New Chemistry Technique Reproduces Nature’s Elusive Complexity” More...

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By IANS On Thursday, September 20th, 2012
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Venom from snakes could save lives too

Snake venom could become the source of life-saving drugs for cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure Continue reading “Venom from snakes could save lives too” »  More...

Ultrasound waves of two different frequencies generate tiny bubbles of water on the skin’s surface. When these bubbles pop, the skin’s surface is lightly worn away, allowing drugs to pass through the skin more easily. 
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By BioNews On Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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Ultrasound helps drugs get under your skin

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) engineers have found a way of harnessing ultrasound waves for non-invasive drug delivery Continue reading “Ultrasound helps drugs get under your skin” »  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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Cholesterol inhibitors block lymphatic vessel growth

One of the world’s top selling drugs potentially also acts against the growth of new lymphatic vessels, with potential implications for Continue reading “Cholesterol inhibitors block lymphatic vessel growth” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, July 12th, 2012
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BPA substitute in cash register receipts poses health risk

People are being exposed to higher levels of the substitute for BPA in cash register thermal paper receipts and many of the other products that engendered concerns about the health effects of bisphenol A Continue More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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New Zealand scientists try to solve mystery of disappearing penguins

New Zealand scientists are preparing a study to solve one of nature”s great mysteries, the disappearance of a rapidly dwindling breed of penguin every winter Continue reading “New Zealand scientists More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Soon, computers to predict negative side effects of drugs

A new set of computer models has been able to successfully predict negative side effects in hundreds of current drugs, based on the similarity between their chemical structures and those molecules known to cause More...