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Study: Antibiotic Could Correct Some Down Syndrome Brain Abnormalities
Study: Antibiotic Could Correct Some Down Syndrome Brain Abnormalities
by Jay Gory on 2014/07/21 [comments]

Using an inexpensive antibiotic, researchers have corrected many abnormalities in a group of brain cells associated with Down syndrome.

Researchers identify protein responsible for malaria transmission
Researchers identify protein responsible for malaria transmission
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/26 [comments]

Two groups of researchers have independently identified the the protein responsible for malaria transmission to mosquitoes in studies published in journal Nature on Sunday.

Go to Macy's to Help the Fight Against Heart Disease!
Go to Macy's to Help the Fight Against Heart Disease!
by Jay Gory on 2014/02/19 [comments]

If you know a woman in your life, perhaps your mother, sister or a special aunt, who has had heart disease, you know how difficult it can be to see her suffer. Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of women today. But there is something you can do to aid in the fight.

Brookdale supports the research to reduce the impact of Alzheimer's
Brookdale supports the research to reduce the impact of Alzheimer's
by Jay Gory on 2013/11/11 [comments]

Brookdale is the leading provider of Alzheimer's and dementia care in the United States. They have been committed to providing senior living solutions in properties that have been designed, purpose-built and operated with one thing in mind - to provide the best possible care and living ac...

Researchers Say Vaccine 'Completely Clears' AIDS Virus from Monkeys
Researchers Say Vaccine 'Completely Clears' AIDS Virus from Monkeys
by Jay Gory on 2013/09/15 [comments]

An experimental HIV/AIDS vaccine appears to have completely cleared a primate form of HIV from test monkeys. The primate version of HIV, called simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, causes AIDS in monkeys.

FDA: Menthols More Dangerous Than Regular Smokes
FDA: Menthols More Dangerous Than Regular Smokes
by Jay Gory on 2013/07/25 [comments]

U.S. regulators say menthol cigarettes may be a bigger health hazard than regular cigarettes.

Researchers Identify Potential Cause of Alzheimer's Damage
Researchers Identify Potential Cause of Alzheimer's Damage
by Jay Gory on 2013/06/30 [comments]

Researchers at the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified a brain protein that may have a role in causing the dementia of Alzheimer’s disease.

Help raise Anaphylaxis Awareness
Help raise Anaphylaxis Awareness
by Jay Gory on 2013/05/31 [comments]

Anaphylaxis is the cause of 1500 deaths every year. While the number might not sound extremely big, those deaths, in big part, are easily avoidable. If people are aware of the symptoms as well as the first-line treatment, many deaths can be prevented.

Sexual lubricants for safer sex?
Sexual lubricants for safer sex?
by Jay Gory on 2012/10/15 [comments]

While to many of you, talking about sex might be a taboo, it shouldn't be. Talking, learning, doing. These are all different essential parts of the same game. And something that is not so well known, are the different reasons why people could or should use sexual lubricants.

NFL Players Association launches anti-violent relationship campaign
NFL Players Association launches anti-violent relationship campaign
by Jay Gory on 2011/10/28 [comments]

Violence in relationships has been a problem for ages and there's not much that can be done about it, other than educate people. Especially considering some people still tend to think some sort of light violence might be normal. Then again, we all know it's actually not.

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Solvent Abuse Deadlier than Ecstasy
Solvent Abuse Deadlier than Ecstasy
by Stephen Irving on 2010/10/15 [comments]

Imagine a drug that can, potentially, be as dangerous as heroin and cocaine. Imagine that drug being legal. Now imagine that 10% of 14 to 18 year olds are, or have, misused this drug and that one-person dies every week in the United Kingdom alone due to the effects of abusing this drug. Th...


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