• 10 SEP 14
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    Why this crab’s blood could save your life

    Why this crab’s blood could save your life

    During World War Two, soldiers learned to fear treatment as much as enemy bullets. Unsanitary conditions and equipment in field hospitals made open wounds a breeding ground for bacteria that killed thousands, particularly the fast-acting and barely detectable gram-negative strains that caused toxic shock syndrome, meningitis, and typhoid. Today, vast improvements in medical hygiene have

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    • 29 MAR 14
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    US biopharma: 37 new Parkinson’s disease medicines now in R&D

    A large international consortium of researchers has produced the first comprehensive, detailed map of the way genes work across the major cells and tissues of the human body. The findings describe the complex networks that govern gene activity, and the new information could play a crucial role in identifying the genes involved with disease. “Now,

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    • 21 AUG 14
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    Two big meals may be better than six small ones

    Editor’s note: This blog was originally published in June 2013 when the research was presented at the American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions in Chicago. The final study results were published Thursday in the journal Diabetologia. You’ve probably heard that eating multiple small meals throughout the day is a good way to stave off hunger and keep your metabolism

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    • 12 AUG 14
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    Spaanse missionaris overleden aan ebola

    Spaanse missionaris overleden aan ebola

    De Spaanse missionaris Miguel Pajares, voor zover bekend de eerste Europeaan die met het ebolavirus was besmet, is in een ziekenhuis in Madrid overleden. Dat heeft de Spaanse krant El País dinsdag gemeld. Pajares (75) werd vorige week met een militair vliegtuig uit het West-Afrikaanse land Liberia, waar hij werkte, naar Madrid gebracht. Hij werd opgenomen op

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