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Good guys among bacteria bolster our immune system


June 15th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Scientists have long known that certain types of bacteria boost the immune system and now researchers have discovered exactly how bacteria perform this essential task. The human body is ... Read more...

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How bacteria give a boost to the immune system


June 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): Loyola University Health System researchers have discovered how certain types of bacteria boost the immune system.Senior author Katherine L. Knight, and colleagues report their discovery in a featured ... Read more...

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New discovery to help diabetics with slow-to-heal wounds


April 17th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): With a new discovery about wound-healing process, scientists could offer better treatments to diabetics and other patients who have wounds that take time to heal.Loyola University Health System ... Read more...

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Are psychosis, creativity two sides of the same coin?


September 29th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) History is teeming with examples of great artists and men who acted in peculiar ways, signifying either madness or sheer brilliance. In an attempt to understand whether psychosis ... Read more...

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Genetic link between psychosis and creativity revealed


September 29th, 2009 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): A new study seems to have established a link between psychosis and creativity.Szabolcs Keri, a psychiatrist at Semmelweis University in Hungary, focused his research on neuregulin 1, ... Read more...

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