Archive: 11/08/2011

Metabolomics as a basis for gender-specific drugs

Analyses of the metabolic profile of blood serum have revealed significant differences in metabolites between men and women. In a study to be published on August 11 in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics, scientists at ...

Common themes emerge in hospitals' anti-MRSA efforts

Researchers from the Indiana University have identified common barriers and strategies for successfully implementing practice changes in Intensive Care Units (ICUs). The study, published in the August issue of Infection Control ...

'Good fat' most prevalent in thin children

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center and Children's Hospital Boston have shown that a type of "good" fat known as brown fat occurs in varying amounts in children – increasing until puberty and then declining - and is ...

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