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Can Iron Deficiency Cause Attention and Recognition Deficits?

21 Sep 2007 –
Iron-deficiency anaemia (IDA) affects approximately 1 to 2 billion people worldwide, primarily women and children. Although the prevalence of IDA has noticeably declined in U.S. infants, low-income, … – more

Oral Allergy Syndrome Made Worse by Ragweed, Fruits and Vegetables

1 Sep 2007 –
Does your mouth or throat become itchy after eating fresh fruits or vegetables during the fall season? For some people, seasonal allergy symptoms may be made worse by consuming fresh fruits or … – more

Killer Cells May Actually Be Picky Eaters

1 Sep 2007 –
Biology textbooks are blunt – neutrophils are mindless killers. These white blood cells patrol the body and guard against infection by identifying and destroying any bacteria or fungi that cross … – more

Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Preclinical Trial

1 Sep 2007 –
A molecularly engineered therapy selectively embeds a gene in pancreatic cancer that shrinks or eradicates tumours, inhibits metastasis, and prolongs survival with virtually no toxicity, researchers … – more

When is the Right Time to Leave the Hospital After Giving Birth?

1 Sep 2007 –
There is no “one size fits all” answer to readiness for discharge after delivering a baby. The “Life Around Newborn Discharge” (LAND) study is the first ever to examine the decision-making of over … – more

A Potential New Disease-Modifying Drug for Osteoarthritis

31 Aug 2007 –
Study indicates promise of bone-building calcitonin for protecting post-menopausal women against cartilage degradation and joint destruction. – more

Cutting Edge Research in the Field of Haematology

31 Aug 2007 –
The European School of Haematology (ESH) in association with the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) has presented the eleventh training course in the rapidly advancing field … – more

Facial Transplantation May Be a Safer Option

31 Aug 2007 –
Researchers in Cincinnati and Louisville report that immunosuppressive risks associated with facial transplantation may be lower than thought, possibly making the procedure a safer option for people … – more

Study Finds Connection between Teenage Violence and Domestic Violence

31 Aug 2007 –
Researchers tracing the development of violent behaviour have found a link between teenage violence and domestic violence. – more

Teen Diet and Exercise Survey Gives Cause for Concern

31 Aug 2007 –
A survey of 18,486 secondary school students at 322 schools across all Australian states except Western Australia has found that a significant proportion of students fall short of current, national … – more

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