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Volume 7, Number 18
May 5, 2008

Physical sciences and technology

Global warming
Large Hadron Collider
Black holes
Paleoclimatology and ocean acidity
Globular clusters
Carbon nanotubes
Compact early galaxies
Nanotechnology
Quantum cryptography
Quantum theory
Quantum information
Memristors
Glycerol nucleic acid nanotechnology
Neutron stars
Regulation of atmospheric CO2
Ocean deserts
Supernovae
Pulsating carbon white dwarfs
Software for parallel computers
Bose-Einstein condensates
Graphene
Superconductivity
Nanoimprint lithography
Black hole disruption of stars
Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope
Earth's mantle

Life sciences

Angiotensin-converting enzyme and fat accumulation
Fluid intelligence
Pheromones and the vomeronasal organ
FOXO genes and mosquito growth regulation
Salvia divinorum
Epigenetics
Language development
Brain-imaging studies
Cancer biology
Emotions and consciousness
Escherichia coli pili
Genomics
Induced pluripotent stem cells
Ubiquitin and ribophagy
Cancer stem cells
Paranthropus boisei
Circadian rhythm of Cyanothece
Synaesthesia
Sensory integration
Limb development
Staphylococcus aureus biofilms
Dictionary organization
Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2
DNA repair
MicroRNA and cancer
Selfishness, punishment, and altruism
Neanderthals
Proteomics
Adipocytes
Influenza virus infection

Health and medicine

AIDS
Avian flu
Cardiovascular disease
Cancer
Rheumatoid arthritis
Malaria
Neutrophils, defensins, and insulin
Diabetes
RNA interference therapy
Nanobiotechnology
Excessive weight and brain aging
Stem cells
Alzheimer's disease
Parkinson's disease
Manufacture of antibodies
Multiple sclerosis
Hepatitis B
Drug delivery
Antibody therapy for autoimmune diseases
Tuberculosis
Metabolic syndrome
Inflammation and immune response to sinusitis
Diabetes and Alzheimer's disease
Depression
Psoriasis
Sleep and obesity
Antibiotics
Acetylcholine blocking
Obesity, inflammation, and heart failure
Alcoholism, β-catenin, and Myc



Physical sciences and technology


Supernovae

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Cosmic time warp revealed in slow-motion supernovae
  2. May 2, 2008 - How a Type-Ia Supernova Works: The Movie
  3. May 3, 2008 - Supercomputer To Simulate Extreme Stellar Physics - also here
  4. May 9, 2008 - Video simulates a spectacular supernova
Background


Global warming

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Emissions Irrelevant To Future Climate Change? - also here, here
  2. April 29, 2008 - Antarctic ice threatened by ozone-hole recovery
  3. April 30, 2008 - Global warming? Next decade could be cooler, says study
  4. April 30, 2008 - Cooler Climate May Hit N. America, Europe Next Decade
  5. May 1, 2008 - Next decade may be cooler, not warmer
  6. May 1, 2008 - Next decade 'may see no warming'
  7. May 2, 2008 - Three-in-Five Chance Of Record Low Arctic Sea Ice In 2008, According to New Forecast - also here, here
  8. May 2, 2008 - Major Arctic sea ice melt is expected this summer - also here
  9. May 3, 2008 - Baltic sea ice cover hits an all-time low: meteorologists
  10. May 5, 2008 - Improved Climate Predictions Suggest A Reduced Warming Trend During The Next 10 Years
Background


Large Hadron Collider

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Physicists Ready for Science with World's Most Powerful Accelerator
Background


Black holes

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Monster black hole found escaping home galaxy
  2. April 29, 2008 - Huge Black Hole Catapulted Through Space
  3. April 30, 2008 - Black hole expelled from its parent galaxy - also here
  4. May 1, 2008 - Astronomers spot a runaway supermassive black hole
  5. May 24, 2008 - Supermassive black hole says sayonara
Background


Paleoclimatology and ocean acidity

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Formation Of Ice Sheets 34 Million Years Ago Changed Ocean Acidity
Background


Globular clusters

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Oldest Known Celestial Objects Are Surprisingly Immature - also here
  2. May 1, 2008 - Oldest objects in space are mere juveniles
Background


Carbon nanotubes

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - 'Sticky Nanotubes' Hold Key To Future Technologies - also here, here
  2. May 1, 2008 - Researcher examines the physics of carbon nanotubes
Background


Compact early galaxies

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Ultra-dense Galaxies Found In Early Universe
  2. April 29, 2008 - Young Galaxies Surprisingly Packed with Stars
  3. April 30, 2008 - Compact galaxies in early Universe pack a big punch - also here
  4. April 30, 2008 - Tiny Young Galaxies "Full of Stars" Discovered
Background


Nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Are Nanobots On Their Way? - also here, here
  2. April 30, 2008 - Copper Nanowires Grown By New Process Create Long-lasting Displays - also here, here
  3. May 1, 2008 - Revving Up The World's Fastest Nanomotors - also here, here
  4. May 1, 2008 - Spiraling nanotrees offer new twist on growth of nanowires - also here
  5. May 1, 2008 - "Pine tree" nanowires do the Eshelby twist
  6. May 2, 2008 - Creating Highly Sought Magnetic Nanoparticles in One Step
  7. May 2, 2008 - Nano-designed transistors with disordered materials, but high performance - also here
  8. May 2, 2008 - 'Nanomechanical Oscillators' Could Lead to New Class of Computers
  9. May 4, 2008 - Melting defects could lead to smaller, more powerful microchips - also here, here
Background


Quantum cryptography

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Beating The Codebreakers With Quantum Cryptography - also here
Background


Quantum theory

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Physics: Quantum all the way
  2. May 1, 2008 - High-flying Electrons May Provide New Test Of Quantum Theory - also here
Background


Quantum information

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Physicists Build a Quantum Gambling Machine
  2. May 2, 2008 - The Light of Silence
Background


Memristors

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Engineers find 'missing link' of electronics
  2. April 30, 2008 - Scientists develop new type of memory circuit
  3. April 30, 2008 - Dawn of the memristor
  4. April 30, 2008 - Circuitry discovery could lead to beefier memory - also here, here
  5. April 30, 2008 - Found: the missing circuit element
  6. May 1, 2008 - Missing Link of Electronics Discovered: "Memristor"
  7. May 1, 2008 - Computer memory gives booting up the boot
  8. May 1, 2008 - New Basic Element For Electronic Circuits: 'Memristor' Could Give Computers Memories That Don't Forget - also here
  9. May 1, 2008 - Electronics' 'missing link' found
  10. May 1, 2008 - H.P. Unveils New Memory Technology
Background


Glycerol nucleic acid nanotechnology

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Scientists Make Chemical Cousin Of DNA For Use As New Nanotechnology Building Block
Background


Neutron stars

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - NASA Satellite Pins Down Timer In Stellar Ticking Time Bomb - also here
  2. April 30, 2008 - NASA Predicts Huge Cosmic Explosions
Background


Regulation of atmospheric CO2

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Before Fossil Fuels, Earth's Minerals Kept Carbon Dioxide In Check - also here
Background


Ocean deserts

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Growing ocean dead zones leave fish gasping
  2. May 1, 2008 - Marine Life Gasping for Breath?
  3. May 1, 2008 - Study: Warmer ocean water means less oxygen
  4. May 1, 2008 - 'Ocean deserts' are growing
  5. May 2, 2008 - Oxygen Depletion Zones In Tropical Oceans Expanding, Maybe Due To Global Warming - also here
  6. May 2, 2008 - Fishing for Oxygen in Warming Oceans
Background, Background


Pulsating carbon white dwarfs

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Astronomers Discover New Type Of Pulsating White Dwarf Star - also here
  2. May 6, 2008 - Strange dwarf in Big Dipper
Background


Software for parallel computers

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Stanford, tech giants team up to enable software for parallel computers
Background


Bose-Einstein condensates

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Multicolor Atom Laser
Background


Graphene

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Graphine Quantum Dots
  2. May 2, 2008 - Graphene-based Gadgets May Be Just Years Away - also here, here
Background


Superconductivity

References:
  1. May 1, 2009 - Nickel-based compound joins a new class of superconductor
Background


Nanoimprint lithography

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Making A Good Impression: Nanoimprint Lithography Tests - also here, here
Background, Background


Black hole disruption of stars

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Big Black Holes Cook Flambeed Stellar Pancakes
Background, Background


Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope

References:
  1. May 4, 2008 - Searching The Heavens For Pulsars And Supermassive Black Holes - also here, here
Background


Earth's mantle

References:
  1. May 4, 2008 - Coherent Description Of Earth's Inaccessible Interior Clarifies Mantle Motion - also here
Background



Life sciences


Angiotensin-converting enzyme and fat accumulation

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Pill burns fat without dieting or exercise
  2. April 29, 2008 - Fat burning drugs could aid weight loss
  3. April 29, 2008 - Scientists make weight loss claim
Background


Fluid intelligence

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Simple brain exercise can boost IQ
  2. April 29, 2008 - Study Shows Brain Power Can Be Bolstered--Maybe
  3. April 29, 2008 - Brain-training to improve memory boosts fluid intelligence - also here
  4. April 29, 2008 - Memory Training Shown to Turn Up Brainpower
Background


Pheromones and the vomeronasal organ

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - How Animals Identify Each Other: Insights Into How The Nervous System Processes Sensory Information
Background


FOXO genes and mosquito growth regulation

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Pathway Found That Lets Mosquitoes Fatten Up, Slow Down For Winter
Background


Salvia divinorum

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Brain's Reaction To Potent Hallucinogen Salvia Explored - also here
Background


Epigenetics

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Epigenetic Research Uncovers New Targets For Modification Enzymes - also here
Background


Language development

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Intuitive Grammar Develops By Age Six, Say Researchers - also here, here
Background


Brain-imaging studies

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Drinking dulls the brain's response to threats
  2. April 30, 2008 - Why People Engage In Risky Behavior While Intoxicated: Imaging Study Provides Glimpse Of Alcohol's Effect On Brain - also here
  3. May 4, 2008 - Why alcohol makes you loosen up and lash out
Background


Cancer biology

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Global consortium to hunt for cancer genes
  2. April 30, 2008 - British scientists at front of 500m worldwide project to map cancer genome
  3. April 30, 2008 - International consortium to tackle cancer genomes
  4. May 1, 2008 - Study Raises Questions About Prostate Cancer Therapies Targeting IGF-1 - also here
  5. May 1, 2008 - Genome Analysis Reveals New Protein Associated With Breast Cancer Progression
  6. May 1, 2008 - Scientists Provide Explanation For How Cancer Spreads
  7. May 1, 2008 - 'Destruct' Triggers May Be Jammed In Tumor Cells, Geneticists Say - also here, here
Background


Emotions and consciousness

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Emotions Can Be Unconsciously And Subliminally Evoked, Study Shows - also here, here
Background, Background


Escherichia coli pili

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - How E. Coli Attaches To Host: One Catalyst Protein Greatly Accelerates Activity
Background


Genomics

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Rat survey may help identify human disease genes
  2. May 2, 2008 - Eight New Human Genome Projects Offer Large-scale Picture Of Genetic Difference
Background


Induced pluripotent stem cells

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - New type of stem cells coaxed into heart tissue
  2. May 1, 2008 - Stem Cell Researchers Create Heart And Blood Cells From Reprogrammed Skin Cells - also here
Background


Ubiquitin and ribophagy

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Unusual Degradation Pathway For Ribosomes Discovered
Background


Cancer stem cells

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Stem Cell-Like Cancer Cells Resistant To Standard Therapy, Responsive To Targeted Therapy
  2. May 1, 2008 - Getting To The Roots Of Breast Cancer - also here
Background, Background


Paranthropus boisei

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - New Findings Challenge Conventional Ideas On Evolution Of Human Diet, Natural Selection
Background


Circadian rhythm of Cyanothece

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Single-celled Bacterium Works 24/7
Background


Synaesthesia

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Consistencies Found In Synaesthesia: Letter 'A' Is Red For Many; 'V' Is Purple - also here, here
Background


Sensory integration

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - One sense at a time
  2. May 3, 2008 - Young Children Rely On One Sense Or Another, Not A Combination, Studies Find - also here
Background


Limb development

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - New Model For Embryonic Limb Development Revealed
Background


Staphylococcus aureus biofilms

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Turning On Cell-cell Communication Wipes Out Staph Biofilms - also here, here
Background


Dictionary organization

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Decoding The Dictionary: Lexicon Evolved To Fit In The Brain, Study Suggests - also here
Background


Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Double Life Of Proteins Discovered - also here
  2. May 3, 2008 - Compound That Could Lead To New Blood Pressure Drugs Discovered
Background


DNA repair

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - New discovery linked to DNA repair and cancer
Background


MicroRNA and cancer

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Molecular Change May Reveal Risk Of Leukemia Relapse - also here
Background, Background


Selfishness, punishment, and altruism

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Selfishness May Be Altruism's Unexpected Ally
Background


Neanderthals

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Neandertals Had Big Mouths, Gaped Widely
Background


Proteomics

References:
  1. May 3, 2008 - Japanese Mushroom Leads To Breakthrough In Protein Research
Background


Adipocytes

References:
  1. May 4, 2008 - Fat children may be tied to a lifetime of obesity
  2. May 4, 2008 - Fat cell numbers 'set for life'
  3. May 5, 2008 - And the Fat Goes On
  4. May 5, 2008 - Study Finds That Fat Cells Die and Are Replaced
  5. May 5, 2008 - Fat cell numbers fixed in adults
  6. May 5, 2008 - Fat cell numbers stay constant through adult life
  7. May 6, 2008 - Fat kids risk lifetime of weight problems
  8. May 9, 2008 - New study finds number of fat cells stays constant throughout life - also here, here
  9. May 30, 2008 - Fat Finding Reveals Why Diets Don't Work
Background


Influenza virus infection

References:
  1. May 4, 2008 - Getting wise to the influenza virus' tricks - also here
Background, Background



Health and medicine


AIDS

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Study shows promising new approach to thwart HIV
  2. April 28, 2008 - Hit the host to target HIV
  3. April 29, 2008 - Human Protein May Offer Novel Target For Blocking HIV Infection: Successful In Lab
  4. May 2, 2008 - New immune treatment may control AIDS virus
  5. May 4, 2008 - Researchers Synthesize Compound To Flush HIV Out Of Hiding And Into Crosshairs
Background


Avian flu

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - DNA rings hinder virus reproduction in chicken embryos
  2. April 28, 2008 - Japan detects bird flu in four wild swans
  3. April 29, 2008 - Japan confirms H5N1 bird flu strain in swans
  4. April 29, 2008 - Nepal on flu alert, tests poultry on India border
  5. May 1, 2008 - Bird flu worries increase in South Korea
Background


Cardiovascular disease

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Merck says FDA rejects its new cholesterol drug
  2. April 28, 2008 - Overweight warning: More than exercise needed
  3. April 28, 2008 - Hormones found to raise stroke risk whatever the age
  4. April 28, 2008 - High doses of blood pressure drugs needed in winter
  5. April 28, 2008 - Mapping The Genetic Locus For Triglycerides
  6. April 28, 2008 - Low thyroid function may worsen heart risk: study
  7. April 29, 2008 - Low thyroid output tied to heart attacks in women
  8. April 29, 2008 - Genes For Common Heart Condition And Kidney Problem Identified - also here
  9. April 29, 2008 - Exercise Related To Lower Heart Disease Risk In Overweight Women - also here, here
  10. April 29, 2008 - Thyrotropin Levels May Be Associated With Coronary Heart Disease Mortality In Women - also here, here
  11. April 29, 2008 - Exercise-heart study casts doubt on 'fit but fat' theory
  12. April 29, 2008 - FDA rejections suggest higher bar for cholesterol drugs - also here
  13. April 29, 2008 - FDA seeks more information from Merck for cholesterol drug - also here
  14. April 30, 2008 - Factors Leading To Hospital Admission For Heart Failure Identified - also here
  15. April 30, 2008 - Hormone Therapy In Postmenopausal Women Associated With Increased Risk Of Stroke - also here
  16. April 30, 2008 - Hydrogen Sulphide, The Smell Of Sewage And Rotten Eggs, May Be Involved In Regulating Blood Pressure - also here
  17. May 1, 2008 - Heart disease warning for women
  18. May 3, 2008 - High Blood Pressure Still Sneaking Past Doctors
  19. May 3, 2008 - Compound That Could Lead To New Blood Pressure Drugs Discovered
  20. May 3, 2008 - Apples, apple juice shown to prevent early atherosclerosis - also here
Background


Cancer

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Therapy uses immune system to fight brain tumors
  2. April 28, 2008 - Analysis shows combining sorafenib with carboplatin/paclitaxel adds no benefit in lung cancer
  3. April 29, 2008 - Predicting Breast Cancer Patient Outcome: New Genes Identified - also here, here
  4. April 30, 2008 - Aspirin seen cutting risk of type of breast cancer
  5. April 30, 2008 - Synergistic Growth Inhibitory Effect Of Herbal Extracts Against HCC And Lung Cancer Cells - also here
  6. April 30, 2008 - Cancer Treatment: Selecting Patients Based On Genotype May Increase Efficacy Of Tamoxifen, Study Suggests
  7. April 30, 2008 - Targeted Combination Therapy Triggers Cell Death in Mouse Models of Metastatic Cancer
  8. April 30, 2008 - Pesticide Metabolites Associated With Increased Risk Of Testicular Cancers, Study Shows
  9. April 30, 2008 - Study Describes Mechanism Linking Alcohol with Risk of Breast Cancer
  10. May 1, 2008 - Biomarker Predicts Malignancy Potential Of HG-PIN Lesions In The Prostate - also here, here
  11. May 1, 2008 - Daily Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Common Type Of Breast Cancer, Study Suggests - also here
  12. May 1, 2008 - Flower Power May Bring Ray Of Sunshine To Cancer Sufferers - also here, here
  13. May 2, 2008 - Work exposure to weed killers tied to brain cancer
  14. May 2, 2008 - Gene effect on colon cancer differs by gender
  15. May 2, 2008 - New Surgery Improves Head And Neck Cancer Treatment - also here, here
  16. May 2, 2008 - Early Treatment Of Stomach Infection May Prevent Cancer - also here, here
Background


Rheumatoid arthritis

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Work Better Than Standard Anti-inflammatories, Study Suggests
  2. April 30, 2008 - New rheumatoid arthritis drugs equally effective
Background


Malaria

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Engineers Create New Technique For Malaria Diagnosis - also here, here
  2. May 4, 2008 - Enzyme could be malaria's weakest link
Background


Neutrophils, defensins, and insulin

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Bypassing the insulin highway - also here
Background, Background


Diabetes

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Chocolate 'may cut diabetes risk'
  2. April 30, 2008 - Studies Of Diet Offer Little Insight To Preventing Pregnancy-Related Diabetes
  3. April 30, 2008 - Aspirin-like Compounds Increase Insulin Secretion In Otherwise Healthy Obese People - also here
  4. April 30, 2008 - New insights into cause of diabetes emerge
  5. May 1, 2008 - Testing New Approaches To Islet Transplantation - also here
  6. May 2, 2008 - Gestational diabetes linked to pre-pregnancy weight
  7. May 3, 2008 - Genetic Breakthrough Explains Dangerously High Blood Glucose Levels
  8. May 4, 2008 - Surgery Shows Promise For Treatment of Diabetes
Background


RNA interference therapy

References:
  1. April 28, 2008 - Team develops safe, effective RNA interference technique
Background


Nanobiotechnology

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Cheap diamonds are a biologist's best friend
  2. May 2, 2008 - A Silver Coating in the Fight Against Microbes
Background


Excessive weight and brain aging

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Heavy people's brains may age faster
Background, Background, Background


Stem cells

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Tissue-specific Blood Stem Cell Line Established From Embryonic Stem Cells
  2. April 30, 2008 - Stem Cells Found For The First Time In The Pituitary - also here
  3. May 1, 2008 - Stem Cells At Root Of Antlers' Branching - also here
Background


Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - New Drug Discovery Tool For Alzheimer's Disease Discovered - also here
  2. April 30, 2008 - Disease-modifying drug may slow Alzheimer's disease
  3. April 30, 2008 - Antioxidant therapy shows early promise for preventing, perhaps reversing, Alzheimer's disease
  4. May 2, 2008 - Alzheimer's Disease Risks Gender Specific: Women With Depression, Men With Stroke - also here
Background


Parkinson's disease

References:
  1. April 29, 2008 - Cell-based Therapy Shows Promise In Patients With Parkinson's Disease - also here, here
Background


Manufacture of antibodies

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Scientists find a quicker way to make antibodies
  2. April 30, 2008 - Researchers Make Human Flu Antibodies at Record Speed
  3. April 30, 2008 - The most natural drug
  4. May 1, 2008 - Quick Way To Make Human Monoclonal Antibodies Against Flu Discovered
Background


Multiple sclerosis

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Study shows Prozac may slow MS
  2. May 2, 2008 - Prozac May Help Curb Disease Activity In Multiple Sclerosis - also here
Background


Hepatitis B

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Anti-HBe May Play A Role In The Progression Of The Disease Of Hepatitis B - also here
Background


Drug delivery

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Micrometer-scale 'Voxels' Folded Up For Drug Delivery
  2. May 2, 2008 - 'Raft' offers route for drug treatments
Background


Antibody therapy for autoimmune diseases

References:
  1. April 30, 2008 - Newly Refined Antibody Therapy May Be Potent Treatment For Autoimmune Diseases - also here
Background


Tuberculosis

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Drug-resistant TB on rise in Britain: study
  2. May 5, 2008 - Drug-resistant Tuberculosis On The Increase In The UK
Background


Metabolic syndrome

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Sleep Duration Related To Having Metabolic Syndrome
Background, Background, Background


Inflammation and immune response to sinusitis

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Immune System Kick-started In Moist Nasal Lining In Sinusitis, Asthma And Colds - also here, here
Background, Background


Diabetes and Alzheimer's disease

References:
  1. May 1, 2008 - Factors in diabetes might trigger Alzheimer's disease, study says
  2. May 2, 2008 - Diabetes Link To Alzheimer's Disease Explained - also here, here
Background, Background


Depression

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Night club drug could ease depression: scientists
  2. May 2, 2008 - Study shows how 'horse tranquiliser' stops depression
Background, Background


Psoriasis

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Immune drug useful for scalp psoriasis
Background


Sleep and obesity

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - Short Sleep Duration Linked To Obesity, Consistently and Worldwide - also here
Background, Background


Antibiotics

References:
  1. May 2, 2008 - How Some Bacteria Survive Antibiotics - also here, here
Background


Acetylcholine blocking

References:
  1. May 3, 2008 - Common drugs hasten decline in elderly: study
  2. May 5, 2008 - Commonly Used Medications Associated With Impaired Physical Function In Older Adults
Background


Obesity, inflammation, and heart failure

References:
  1. May 4, 2008 - Study In 7,000 Men And Women Ties Obesity, Inflammatory Proteins To Heart Failure Risk - also here
Background, Background, Background, Background


Alcoholism, β-catenin, and Myc

References:
  1. May 4, 2008 - Analysis Of Alcoholics' Brains Suggests Treatment Target - also here, here
Background, Background


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