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Article ID: 708378

Women with a strong social support network may be at lower risk for heart disease

North American Menopause Society (NAMS)

Having good friends can save your life, as a study based on data from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) demonstrates how strong social support may reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in postmenopausal women. Study results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS).

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20-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708380

Mayo Clinic研究人员开发出更为高效的干细胞重编程系统

Mayo Clinic

诱导性多能干细胞可谓是许多再生医学项目的主力军,这些细胞最初为分化细胞,其通过接触一组复杂的基因鸡尾酒而成为能被重编程为多能干细胞。根据Mayo研究人员报告,现在通过使用麻疹病毒载体,能够将这一具有4个重编程因子的多载体过程精简成一个“单周期”载体过程。据称,该过程安全、稳定、速度更快,且可用于临床转化。本研究结果发表于《基因治疗》(Gene Therapy)期刊。

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20-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST

Article ID: 708381

Crocodile face off

Harvard University

The story that's often told about crocodiles is that they're among the most perfectly adapted creatures on the planet - living fossils that have remained virtually unchanged for millions of years.

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20-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 708368

Early screening for gestational diabetes in pregnant, obese women may be unhelpful

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Findings suggest there is no improvement in pregnancy outcomes for obese women who receive early gestational diabetes screening.

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20-Feb-2019 11:30 AM EST
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Article ID: 708365

Earth May Be 140 Years Away From Reaching Carbon Levels Not Seen in 56 Million Years

American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth's last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, new research finds.

Released:
20-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 708370

Keep spilling your drink? Just add ice, says expert

University of Alberta

Adding ice to your beverage will help to keep you from sloshing and spilling, according to a new study. The research, which demonstrates the dampening effect of floating particles on surface waves, also has implications for sea ice in the Canadian Arctic.

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20-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 708375

The 'blue' in blueberries can help lower blood pressure

King's College London

A new study published in the Journal of Gerontology Series A has found that eating 200g of blueberries every day for a month can lead to an improvement in blood vessel function and a decrease in systolic blood pressure in healthy people.

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20-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708367

New Method to Detect Cancer Cells Faster, Potentially Improving Outcomes

Purdue University

The days - or even weeks - spent waiting for the results of a cancer-screening test can feel like an eternity. Especially when early diagnosis and quick action are tied to better outcomes.

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20-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 708196

Nitisinone Increases Melanin in People with Albinism

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

A small pilot clinical study at the National Eye Institute (NEI) suggests that the drug nitisinone increases melanin production in some people with oculocutaneous albinism type 1B (OCA-1B), a rare genetic disease that causes pale skin and hair and poor vision. Increased melanin could help protect people with the condition against the sun’s UV rays and promote the development of normal vision.

Released:
20-Feb-2019 11:00 AM EST

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