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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Want to live longer? Take two of these every morning before breakfast!

How many of us would like to hear something like that from their doctor? Probably most. But is it really possible to devise a drug that will make you live longer? You may be surprised that the answer is “probably”, … Read more

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The Placebo Effect: A very basic neurological process

The placebo effect – the curious phenomenon in which a patient feels better and even gets better when he thinks he is receiving treatment but in fact is not – has received great attention by the scientific and medical communities … Read more

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Single Factor Reprogramming of Human Fetal Neural Stem Cells with Oct4: A Step Towards Translating iPSC Research to the Bedside

The ethically fraught field of embryonic stem cell research received much attention in late 2007 when induced pluripotent cells stem cells (iPSCs) were derived from somatic cells manipulated with the Yamanaka factors– Oct3/4, Sox2, Klf4, c-Myc. These genes, which are … Read more

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