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Research Suggests Brain's Melatonin May Trigger Sleep

March 6, 2015 | by Caltech | Comments

The new work suggests that even in the absence of a supplement, naturally occurring melatonin may help us fall and stay asleep. Read more...                    

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Researchers Discover Protein’s Pivotal Role in Heart Failure

March 6, 2015 2:46 pm | by UCSD | Comments

Researchers have identified a key piece in the complex molecular puzzle underlying heart failure. Read more...                         

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Research Could be 'Life-Prolonging' for CF Patients

March 6, 2015 9:25 am | by Aston University | Comments

Preventing lung infections in childhood could stop later life-threatening infections for people with cystic fibrosis. Read more...                      

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New Approaches Required to Lower Cholesterol

March 6, 2015 9:18 am | by University of Adelaide | Comments

The study showed that one in five patients treated with a statin have minimal lowering of LDL cholesterol. Read more...                       

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Energetic Immune Cells are Vital for Fighting Disease

March 6, 2015 9:11 am | by Walter + Eliza Hall Research Institute | Comments

A good immune system relies on a key ‘energy producing’ protein in immune cells to develop immunity to vaccines and disease, an international team of scientists has found. Read more...             

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WHO to Begin Large-Scale Testing of Ebola Vaccine in Guinea

March 6, 2015 8:56 am | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | Comments

The World Health Organization will start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea on Saturday. Read more...                      

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Common Antidepressant May Hold Key to Heart Failure Reversal

March 5, 2015 10:51 am | by Temple University | Comments

This finding could lead to clinical trials for a disease long considered irreversible. Read more...                                             

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Researchers Devise New Method to Identify Disease Markers

March 5, 2015 10:31 am | by UCLA | Comments

This is a key step towards personalized medicine. Read more...                                                       

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Flu Winds Down as FDA Aims for Better Vaccine Next Winter

March 5, 2015 10:19 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | Comments

The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet. Read more...                                                   

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'Superbug' Infections Hit Another Los Angeles Hospital

March 5, 2015 10:12 am | by Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer | Comments

The latest cases occurred at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Read more...                                                     

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Genetic Modification Aids Cancer Drug Discovery

March 4, 2015 3:38 pm | by University of Leuven | Comments

Genetically modifying cancer cells can aid in clarifying new cancer drugs’ mechanism of action. Read more...                         

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Physicians May Have Underestimated Long-Term Risks of Taking Paracetamol

March 4, 2015 3:34 pm | by University of Leeds | Comments

Doctors may have underestimated the risks to patients of taking paracetamol on a long-term basis. Read more...                         

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Study Shows Prescription Drug-Induced Liver Failure is Uncommon

March 4, 2015 3:27 pm | by University of Pennsylvania | Comments

This upends common belief that prescription drugs are prime culprits in causing liver failure. Read more...                         

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Upending Alzheimer's Theory

March 4, 2015 3:22 pm | by Sue McGreevy, Harvard University | Comments

A study reveals exactly how mutations associated with the most common form of inherited Alzheimer’s disease produce the disorder’s devastating effects. Read more..                

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FDA Approves BMS's Lung Cancer Drug

March 4, 2015 3:12 pm | by Associated Press | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday expanded approval of an innovative Bristol-Myers Squibb drug to treat the most common form of lung cancer. Read more...                

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Diplomat to Dispense Novartis Psoriasis Drug

March 4, 2015 12:53 pm | Comments

This drug was approved in January by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Read more...                  

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