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Volume 6, Number 10
March 5, 2007

Physical sciences and technology

Detecting dark matter by pulsar observations
Pulsars
Paleoclimatology
Ocean circulation and climate change
Neutron stars
The South Pole Telescope and the Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect
Quantum dots and and nanoparticles in biomarker detectors
Gravitational waves as a test of inflation
Global warming
CO2 and climate change
Use of nanoparticles for disease detection and therapy
Autonomous vehicles
Neural prostheses
MCO dark matter
Test of string theory
Graphene
Methane on Titan
Large hadron collider
Robotics
Mock theta functions
The black hole information paradox
Link between neurons and nanoparticle films
Superconductivity
Spintronics
Higgs boson
Pioneer anomaly
Galaxy dismemberment
String theory predictions
Nanotechnology
DNA nanotechnology
Carbon nanotubes
Hurricanes and global warming
Quantum computing
Quantum phase transitions
Organic transistors
Glacial melting

Life sciences

Modern human evolution
Structure of influenza virus polymerase
Heat shock protein 90 as a cancer target
Gene activity in cell division
Viruses, chromosomal instability, and cancer
Cancer biology
Genes and intelligence
Heart muscle development
Spontaneous symmetry breaking in female chromosomes
Brain plasticity
Auditory and visual short-term memory
Alternative splicing and cancer
Cholesterol production
Hominid extinction
Online brain maps
Ion channels
Neurotransmitters outside of synapses
Addictiveness of nicotine
Impulsiveness and cocaine addiction
Bacterial defenses against antibiotics and bacteriophages
Human endogenous retroviruses
Variation in gene expression levels
Cambrian fauna
Brain wiring diagram
Calcium and neuron firing
Memory and glycogen synthase kinase-3
Brain area size and performance
Brain reward circuits
Archaea genomes
Macrophages
Control of neuronal activity

Health and medicine

Cancer
Novel cancer vaccine
Avian flu
Influenza genome sequencing
Beneficial effects of soy for obesity, cholesterol control, and diabetes
AIDS
Stem cells
Crohn's disease
Honey antioxidants
Cardiovascular disease
Tuberculosis
Lupus
Antioxidant supplements and mortality risks
Limb regeneration
Malaria
Alcohol and longevity
Diabetes
Detecting pathogenic immune response
Opiate withdrawal symptoms
Estrogen signaling and metabolic syndrome
Alzheimer's disease
1918 pandemic influenza
Antioxidants in tomatoes
Environmental influences on obesity
Microsphere vaccine delivery system
Antibiotic resistance and horizontal gene transfer
Hepatitis C
Stress and cortisol
DNA nanoparticle gene therapy for Parkinson's disease
Depression and the hippocampus
Graves' disease
Wnt mutation, heart disease, and metabolic syndrome
Fat types, obesity, and diabetes
HDL cholesterol


Detecting dark matter by pulsar observations

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Pulsars may shed light on mysterious dark matter
Background, Background


Pulsars

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Scientist Discovers New Explanation For Pulsar's Spin
Background


Paleoclimatology

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - An Ancient Greenhouse Window Into The Future
  2. February 27, 2007 - From Icehouse To Hothouse: Melting Ice And Rising Carbon Dioxide Caused Climate Shift
Background


Ocean circulation and climate change

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - A climate-change amplifying mechanism - also here
Background


Neutron stars

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Neutron star field decay could impact what we know
Background


The South Pole Telescope and the Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - South Pole Telescope achieves first light
  2. February 26, 2007 - New South Pole Telescope to Study Mysterious Dark Energy
  3. March 1, 2007 - South Pole Telescope To Help Scientists Learn What The Universe Is Made Of And How It Got Here
Background, Background


Quantum dots and and nanoparticles in biomarker detectors

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Quantum Rods and Dots Image Cancer Cells
  2. February 27, 2007 - Microbeads To Improve Identification Of Biomarkers In Body Fluids
Background, Background


Gravitational waves as a test of inflation

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Gravity waves to show birth of cosmos
Background, Background


Global warming

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Global warming debate over, time to act now: report
  2. February 27, 2007 - Winter 'second warmest on record'
  3. February 28, 2007 - A cool finding on global warming
  4. March 1, 2007 - U.S. Needs To Plan For Climate Change-induced Summer Droughts
  5. March 2, 2007 - Heatwave on the top of the world
Background


CO2 and climate change

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - New Evidence Of Link Between Carbon Dioxide Emissions And Climate Change In Boreal Ecosystems
Background


Use of nanoparticles for disease detection and therapy

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Sodas Stabilizes Gold Nanoparticles for Medical Use
Background


Autonomous vehicles

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Enter 'Junior': Stanford Team's Next-generation Robot Joins DARPA Urban Challenge
Background


Neural prostheses

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Harnessing The Brain's Plasticity Key To Treating Neurological Damage
Background


MCO dark matter

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Limits set on size of dark matter clumps
Background


Test of string theory

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - String Theory Explains RHIC Jet Suppression
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Atom-thick carbon transistor could succeed silicon
  2. February 28, 2007 - Graphene steps up to silicon's challenge
  3. February 28, 2007 - Super-thin membrane breaks record
  4. March 2, 2007 - New Graphene Transistor Promises Life After Death Of Silicon Chip - also here, here
  5. March 2, 2007 - When graphene meets negative refraction
  6. March 4, 2007 - Physicists Pioneer New Super-thin Technology - also here, here
  7. March 9, 2007 - Invisible For Electrons: Scientists Fabricate Ultra-thin Membranes - also here
Background, Background


Methane on Titan

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Titan's largest lake rivals Earth's Caspian Sea
Background


Large hadron collider

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Secrets of universe eyed as collider core installed
  2. February 28, 2007 - Slowly does it as giant magnet goes underground at CERN
  3. February 28, 2007 - Milestone for giant physics lab
  4. March 1, 2007 - Giant Particle Detector Magnet Goes Underground At CERN's Large Hadron Collider Accelerator
Background


Robotics

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Second Humanoid Robot In France Welcomed
  2. March 2, 2007 - Search and rescue robots team up for tricky tasks
Background


Mock theta functions

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Mathematicians Unlock Major Number Theory Puzzle - also here, here, here, here
  2. March 10, 2007 - Functional Family: Mock theta mystery solved
  3. March 12, 2007 - A flash of insight brings answers
  4. March 21, 2007 - Classic maths puzzle cracked at last
Background


The black hole information paradox

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - A hidden twist in the black hole information paradox - also here, here
Background, Background, Background


Link between neurons and nanoparticle films

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - First direct electric link between neurons and light-sensitive nanoparticle films created - also here, here
Background, Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Physicists Another Step In The March Toward Better Superconductors
  2. March 1, 2007 - Researchers Study Superconductivity, Magnetism in Novel Material
  3. March 2, 2007 - New Insights Into High-temperature Superconductors - also here
Background


Spintronics

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Delicate Relation Between Single Spins: Scientists Measure The Magnetic Interaction Between Single Atoms - also here, here
Background, Background


Higgs boson

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Higgs boson: Glimpses of the last 'missing' particle
Background


Pioneer anomaly

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Computer sleuths try to crack Pioneer anomaly
Background


Galaxy dismemberment

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Dismembered galaxy has 'last hurrah' of star birth
  2. March 2, 2007 - Hubble Sees 'Comet Galaxy' Being Ripped Apart By Galaxy Cluster - also here, here
  3. March 2, 2007 - Galaxy Ripped to Shreds
Background


String theory predictions

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - A Prediction from String Theory, with Strings Attached
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Nano-piezotronics: New Class Of Electronic Components Created By Bending Zinc Oxide Nanowires - also here, here
  2. March 2, 2007 - Model simulates atomic processes in nanomaterials - also here
  3. March 2, 2007 - Frozen lightning: NIST's new nanoelectronic switch - also here
Background


DNA nanotechnology

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - For low-cost DNA nanostructures, recycle sticky ends
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Nanotube formation captured on video - also here
Background


Hurricanes and global warming

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - New Evidence That Global Warming Fuels Stronger Atlantic Hurricanes - also here, here
Background


Quantum computing

References:
  1. March 3, 2007 - Atom 'Noise' May Help Design Quantum Computers - also here, here
Background


Quantum phase transitions

References:
  1. March 4, 2007 - Quantum Effects Make The Difference: Researchers Observe A New Phase Transition At Absolute Zero - also here, here
Background


Organic transistors

References:
  1. March 4, 2007 - Economical And Flexible: Scientists Construct Complementary Circuits From Organic Materials - also here
Background


Glacial melting

References:
  1. March 4, 2007 - Tibetans carry on as glaciers fall victim to global warming
Background



Modern human evolution

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Early Europeans unable to stomach milk
  2. February 26, 2007 - Evolution: It Does a Body Good
  3. February 26, 2007 - Ancient DNA solves milk mystery
  4. February 27, 2007 - Not Milk? Neolithic Europeans Couldn't Stomach the Stuff
  5. March 1, 2007 - Early Europeans Unable To Stomach Milk
Background


Structure of influenza virus polymerase

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - First Glimpse Of Influenza Replication Machine
Background, Background


Heat shock protein 90 as a cancer target

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - A New Target In The War On Cancer
Background


Gene activity in cell division

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Scientists discover genes that can slow cell division and may fight cancer
Background, Background


Viruses, chromosomal instability, and cancer

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - New Research Ties Harmless Viruses To Cancer
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Protein Key To Organ Growth
  2. February 27, 2007 - Researchers Identify Cell Pathway In Colon Cancer
  3. February 28, 2007 - Cancer Cells Forming Blood Vessels Send Their Copper To The Edge - also here, here
  4. March 3, 2007 - How common viruses can turn cells cancerous
Background


Genes and intelligence

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Researchers Confirm Association Between Gene And Intelligence - also here
Background


Heart muscle development

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Gene Required For Steps From Embryonic To Heart Muscle Cell
Background, Background


Spontaneous symmetry breaking in female chromosomes

References:
  1. March 27, 2007 - Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking in Women's Genes
Background


Brain plasticity

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - How the 'Plastic' Brain Rewires Itself
  2. March 3, 2007 - Revealing The Machinery Underlying The 'Plastic' Juvenile Brain - also here, here
Background


Auditory and visual short-term memory

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Short-term Memory: Auditory And Visual Memory Use Similar Neural Mechanisms
Background, Background


Alternative splicing and cancer

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Researchers Show RNA Splicing Factor May Be New Target For Cancer Therapy
Background, Background


Cholesterol production

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Primitive Yeast Yields Secrets Of Human Cholesterol And Drug Metabolism
Background


Hominid extinction

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Birth Rate, Competition Are Major Players In Hominid Extinctions
Background


Online brain maps

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Brain Maps Online - also here
Background


Ion channels

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Phospholipids In The Cell Membrane Help Regulate Ion Channels
Background


Neurotransmitters outside of synapses

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Brain works more chaotically than previously thought - also here
Background


Addictiveness of nicotine

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - New study demonstrates nicotine's role in smoking behavior - also here, here
Background


Impulsiveness and cocaine addiction

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Predisposition to Addiction Found in Cocaine Study
  2. March 1, 2007 - Just Doob It
  3. March 3, 2007 - Brain differences may herald drug addiction
  4. March 5, 2007 - Addiction Breakthrough May Lead To New Treatments
Background


Bacterial defenses against antibiotics and bacteriophages

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Single Gene May Defend Bacteria From Antibiotics And Infection
Background, Background


Human endogenous retroviruses

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Ancient Retrovirus Is Resurrected
Background, Background


Variation in gene expression levels

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Individuals and populations differ in gene activity levels, not just genes - also here
Background


Cambrian fauna

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Spiky oddball prowled ocean half billion years ago - also here
Background


Brain wiring diagram

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Deconstructing Brain Wiring, One Neuron At A Time
Background


Calcium and neuron firing

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Calcium Is Spark Of Life, Kiss Of Death For Nerve Cells - also here
Background


Memory and glycogen synthase kinase-3

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Enzyme Finding Sheds Light On How Memories Are Made And What Goes Wrong In Brain Disorders - also here
Background


Brain area size and performance

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Size Of Brain Areas Does Matter -- But Bigger Isn't Necessarily Better - also here
Background


Brain reward circuits

References:
  1. March 3, 2007 - Why 'Wanting' And 'Liking' Something Simultaneously Is Overwhelming
Background


Archaea genomes

References:
  1. March 4, 2007 - Life Cycle Mapped Of Unique Organism In Extreme Environments
Background


Macrophages

References:
  1. March 4, 2007 - Enabling Nerve Regeneration Means Evicting The Cleanup Crew - also here
Background


Control of neuronal activity

References:
  1. March 4, 2007 - Rare Cell Prevents Rampant Brain Activity - also here, here
Background



Cancer

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Compact lung-cancer breath test may be possible
  2. February 26, 2007 - Colour Sensor Breath Test Can Detect Lung Cancer - also here
  3. February 26, 2007 - Some prostate cancer treatments better than others
  4. February 26, 2007 - Vitamin A may reduce stomach cancer risk
  5. February 26, 2007 - Strong exercise may cut breast cancer risk
  6. February 26, 2007 - Protein Identified That Regulates Effectiveness Of Taxol Chemotherapy In Breast Cancer
  7. February 26, 2007 - Prostate cancer therapy may increase risk of death from heart disease in older men
  8. February 27, 2007 - New Class Of Targeted Cancer Drugs Shows Promise In Slowing Progression Of Recurrent Prostate Cancer
  9. February 27, 2007 - 'Bridge' Protein Spurs Deadliest Stages Of Breast Cancer
  10. February 27, 2007 - Second Prostate Biopsy? Researcher Finds Way To Identify Which Men Need One
  11. February 27, 2007 - Scientists Tout New Prostate Cancer Test - also here
  12. February 27, 2007 - Novel Test Identifies Leukemia Patients Likely To Respond To New Therapy
  13. February 27, 2007 - Toward Powerful New Anticancer Drugs With New Ways Of Targeting Tumors
  14. February 27, 2007 - Aspirin Reduces Esophageal-cancer Risk In People With Most-aggressive Form Of Barrett's Esophagus
  15. February 28, 2007 - Estrogen Gene Affects Risk Of Breast Cancer, But Not CVD
  16. March 1, 2007 - Type 1 diabetes linked to pancreatic cancer risk
  17. March 1, 2007 - Exercise Reduces Risk Of Developing Invasive Breast Cancer, Study Suggests
  18. March 1, 2007 - Toward Genetically Guided Cancer Treatment: Gene Expression Test Reveals Critical Characteristics Of Breast Tumors
  19. March 1, 2007 - Common Cold Virus May Kill Breast Cancer Cells - also here
  20. March 2, 2007 - Childhood cancer survivors at risk of 2nd cancer
  21. March 2, 2007 - New Pharmaceutical Drug Halts Progress Of Metastatic Kidney Cancer - also here
  22. March 2, 2007 - Green Tea And COX-2 Inhibitors Combine To Slow Growth Of Prostate Cancer - also here, here
  23. March 2, 2007 - Researchers Wake Up Viruses Inside Tumors To Image And Then Destroy Cancers - also here
  24. March 2, 2007 - Insights into osteosarcoma in cats and dogs may improve palliative care - also here
Background


Novel cancer vaccine

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Creating new life forms that may help eradicate cancer affecting women
Background, Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - FDA Tests Bird-Flu Vaccine Effectiveness - also here
  2. February 26, 2007 - Kuwait reports 20 cases of bird flu at zoo, farm
  3. February 26, 2007 - U.S. experts to weigh Sanofi bird flu vaccine
  4. February 27, 2007 - Kuwait confirms 12 new bird flu cases
  5. February 27, 2007 - Sanofi bird flu vaccine wins expert backing
  6. February 27, 2007 - Advisers Urge OK of Bird Flu Vaccine - also here
  7. February 28, 2007 - Expert panel supports US bird flu vaccine
  8. February 28, 2007 - Proposed Bird-Flu Vaccine Said a Stopgap - also here
  9. February 28, 2007 - Are Some People Immune To Avian Flu?
  10. March 1, 2007 - China reports new human bird flu case
  11. March 1, 2007 - Health Experts Bet On Spread Of Bird Flu - also here
Background


Influenza genome sequencing

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - 2,000 Influenza Virus Genomes Now Completed And Publicly Accessible
Background, Background, Background


Beneficial effects of soy for obesity, cholesterol control, and diabetes

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Anti-obesity Soya Could Help Prevent Diabetes - also here
Background, Background


AIDS

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - Researchers Discover New Details About HIV-1 Entry And Infection
  2. February 27, 2007 - Pfizer says maraviroc suppresses AIDS virus
  3. February 28, 2007 - Hepatitis B drug boosts HIV-drug resistance
  4. February 28, 2007 - Drug 'stops HIV's entry to cells'
  5. March 1, 2007 - New AIDS drugs offer hope for long-term patients
  6. March 1, 2007 - New HIV drugs on the way
  7. March 1, 2007 - New AIDS drugs show early promise
  8. March 2, 2007 - Widely Used Hepatitis B Drug Spurs HIV Drug Resistance - also here
Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. February 26, 2007 - New Mouse Teeth, Whiskers Grown From Handful of Cells
  2. February 27, 2007 - Liposuctioned Fat Stem Cells To Repair Bodies
  3. February 28, 2007 - Bioengineer Advances Survival, Promise Of Adult Stem Cells - also here, here
  4. February 28, 2007 - Failing Mouse Hearts Safely Regenerated With Programmed Embryonic Stem Cells - also here, here
  5. March 1, 2007 - Scientists Develop New Procedure To Differentiate Human Embryonic Stem Cells - also here
  6. March 2, 2007 - Treating male infertility with stem cells - also here
Background


Crohn's disease

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - U.S. clears use of Abbott drug for Crohn's disease
Background


Honey antioxidants

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Honeydew Honeys Are Better Antioxidants Than Nectar Honeys
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Prehypertension Is 'On The Map' Of Cardiovascular Risk Factors
  2. February 27, 2007 - Garlic stinks at lowering cholesterol
  3. March 1, 2007 - OSA increasingly associated with cardiovascular disease
  4. March 3, 2007 - Brushing teeth could prevent heart attacks and strokes
  5. March 4, 2007 - Treatment For Gum Disease Could Also Help The Heart
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Smoking increases risk of TB infection, study finds
  2. March 1, 2007 - Smoking May Be A Risk Factor For Tuberculosis
Background


Lupus

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - New insights into autoimmunity and depression - also here
Background


Antioxidant supplements and mortality risks

References:
  1. February 27, 2007 - Antioxidants Don't Help You Live Longer - also here, here
  2. February 28, 2007 - Use Of Some Antioxidant Supplements May Increase Mortality Risk - also here
  3. February 28, 2007 - Vitamins 'could shorten lifespan'
  4. February 28, 2007 - Anti-antioxidants: Analysis of many studies finds vitamins have no role in longer life
Background


Limb regeneration

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Electrical tweaking helps tadpole grow new tail
  2. February 28, 2007 - Electric switch could turn on limb regeneration
  3. February 28, 2007 - Electricity can spark regeneration
  4. March 1, 2007 - Regenerative Medicine Advance: Frog Tadpole Artificially Induced To Re-grow Its Tail - also here
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - New parasite insight could aid anti-malaria fight
Background


Alcohol and longevity

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Drinking a little wine linked to men's longer life
  2. March 1, 2007 - Light Wine Intake Is Associated With Longer Life Expectancy In Men - also here
Background, Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Patients With Type 1 Diabetes Don't Wake In Response To Hypoglycemia
  2. February 28, 2007 - Diabetes Risk Factors Develop Earlier In Women Than Men
  3. March 1, 2007 - Canada diabetes epidemic predicts worse for world
  4. March 2, 2007 - Low-fat dairy enhances weight loss in diabetics
Background


Detecting pathogenic immune response

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - New Study May Show How To Forestall A Fatal, Virus-caused Immune-system Meltdown
Background


Opiate withdrawal symptoms

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Disrupting Brain's Stress System Intensifies Opiate Withdrawal
Background


Estrogen signaling and metabolic syndrome

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - Sex Hormone Signaling Helps Burn Calories
Background, Background, Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - New Therapeutic Target For Alzheimer's Could Lead To Drugs Without Side Effects
Background


1918 pandemic influenza

References:
  1. February 28, 2007 - British diplomat's body from 1919 could yield bird flu clues
  2. March 1, 2007 - Review Of 1918 Pandemic Flu Studies Offers More Questions Than Answers - also here, here
  3. March 2, 2007 - Comparison Of Immune Response To 1918 And H5N1 Influeza Viruses Shows Similarities - also here
  4. March 4, 2007 - Scientists to exhume diplomat's corpse for bird flu clues - also here
Background, Background


Antioxidants in tomatoes

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Unique Tomatoes Tops In Disease-fighting Antioxidants - also here
  2. March 7, 2007 - Orange tomatoes pack bigger antioxidant punch
Background


Environmental influences on obesity

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Programmed For Obesity: Early Exposure To Common Chemicals Can Permanently Alter Metabolic System
Background


Microsphere vaccine delivery system

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Biodegradable Microspheres Deliver Time Release Vaccines, Stimulate Different Immune Response - also here
Background


Antibiotic resistance and horizontal gene transfer

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Genome Sequence Shows What Makes Bacteria Dangerous - also here
Background, Background


Hepatitis C

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Key Protein For Hepatitis C Virus Entry Identified
Background, Background


Stress and cortisol

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - Stress-related Adult Disease May Originate In Fetal Development
Background


DNA nanoparticle gene therapy for Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. March 1, 2007 - DNA nanoparticles hold promise in gene therapy for Parkinson's disease
Background, Background, Background


Depression and the hippocampus

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Virtual-Reality Video Game Helps Link Depression To Specific Brain Area
Background


Graves' disease

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Why Graves' Disease Attacks The Eyes: Study Uncovers Clues - also here
Background


Wnt mutation, heart disease, and metabolic syndrome

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Rare mutation causes early heart disease and metabolic syndrome - also here
Background, Background


Fat types, obesity, and diabetes

References:
  1. March 2, 2007 - Study reveals how a specific fat type can protect against weight gain and diabetes
Background, Background


HDL cholesterol

References:
  1. March 4, 2007 - What Makes Good Cholesterol So 'Good' For Us?
Background, Background, Background


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