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Does poor sleep increase the risk of diabetes? A relationship between sleep and metabolic balance has been suggested by a number of studies so far. As global incidence rates of diabetes are on the ... [more]

What happens when a drug candidate in cardiovascular medicine is prematurely terminated? What if the drug responses vary across genetic profiles? Thanks to the researchers at the Montreal Heart ... [more]

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Image of the Week - March 2, 2015 - CIL:39035 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39035

Image of the Week - March 2, 2015 CIL:39035 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39035 Description: A Nomarski differential interference microscopy image illustrating the frustule (silica cell wall) of a marine centric, Aulacodiscus formosus ... [more]
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White Blood Cell. Image of the Week - February 23, 2015 CIL:39051 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39051

Image of the Week - February 23, 2015   CIL:39051 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/39051   Description: Colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a human white blood cell (leukocyte) on a mesh of fibrin. Fibrin is an important ... [more]
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Dr Parimal Shah commented on the News-item An Unknown Majesty in Cardiovascular Medicine
In view of the above, many of the drugs that were introduced; and later withdrawn for safety concerns; need to be re-evaluated, if real progress is to be made on these basis.
-Parimal
10 days ago

Image of the Week - February 9, 2014 - CIL:41559

Image of the Week - February 9, 2014 CIL:41559 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/41559 Description: Micrograph of developing bone (ossification) in a bird. The image was collected at 200x using brightfield illumination. Honorable Mention, ... [more]
23 days ago
Dr. Robert Goodbary Robert Goodbary commented on the News-item Vitamin B12 deficiency: Neither fish nor fowl
what is the normal dose of injectable vit. B-12. How many cc's or M.L.
26 days ago
Mrs Jenny O'Neill commented on the News-item Vitamin B12 deficiency: Neither fish nor fowl
I wonder if there is any genetic or familial link - I would be interested to know
26 days ago
The Cell - An Image Library published a picture

Image of the Week - January 26, 2015 - CIL:38946

Image of the Week - January 26, 2015 CIL:38946 - http://www.cellimagelibrary.org/images/38946 Description: Light micrograph of a transverse section through wheat stem showing uredosori of wheat rust (Puccinia graminis). These sori appear as ... [more]
37 days ago
mr. ron woering commented on the News-item Irritable Bowel Syndrome: When the colon is lying on the couch
I was treated for IBS for many years, till I was diagnosed with a food hypersensitivity. It appeared that I am missing an enzyme that breaks down histamine. Avoiding the foodstuff with high histamine concentrations my IBS cured within three months ... [more]
41 days ago
mr franklyn nyarko commented on the News-item Triclosan: The dirty side of the soap bar
This is very good information. Keep the good work.
42 days ago
MEDICA Tradefair published a video

Shortness of breath can be measured – pulmonary exercise testing

When a patient often suffers from shortness of breath, general practitioners, internists and even pneumologists are not always able to find the cause directly – since many factors control how patients themselves perceive shortness of breath. ... [more] Pulmonary exercise testing and blood gas analyses ...
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