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New research from Yale and MIT describes bioreactor to support whole lung regeneration

Public Release: 3-May-2016

Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News

New Rochelle, NY, May 3, 2016–An innovative mechanical system that mimics the ventilation and blood flow in the chest cavity, housed in a specialized, sterile bioreactor, can support the growth of engineered whole lungs at human scale. 433 more words

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Americans are living longer but in poorer health, according to a new study.

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016

The USC-led study findings challenge assumptions that increased longevity is a sign of good health

University of Southern California

The USC-led study examined life expectancy trends and disability rates in a 40-year period, from 1970 to 2010. 444 more words

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Americans are living longer but in poorer health, according to a new study.

Public Release: 14-Apr-2016

The USC-led study findings challenge assumptions that increased longevity is a sign of good health

University of Southern California

The USC-led study examined life expectancy trends and disability rates in a 40-year period, from 1970 to 2010. 444 more words

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Three harmful food additives and Inflammatory bowel conditions

Three harmful food additives and Inflammatory bowel conditions

We review two studies that expose dangerous impact some very common food additives have for those with… 34 more words

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

A chronic inflammatory disorder affecting many joints, including those in the hands and feet.In rheumatoid arthritis, the body’s immune system attacks its own tissue, including joints. 1,204 more words

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Antibiotic resistance genes increasing, discovery of new antibiotics has nearly halted.

Public Release: 12-Apr-2016

Michigan State University

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Around the world, antibiotic use and resistance is increasing while the discovery of new antibiotics has nearly halted. 684 more words

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Sleep Apnea

A potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Risk factors include age and obesity. It’s more common in men.Symptoms include snoring loudly and feeling tired even after a full night’s sleep.Treatment often includes lifestyle changes, such as weight loss and the use of a breathing assistance device at night, such as a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. 770 more words

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