Archive: 8/09/2014

Fish oil may help curb seizure frequency in epilepsy

Low doses of fish oil may help to curb the frequency of epileptic seizures when drug treatment no longer works, suggests a small study published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Notch1 and osteoblasts play role in bone cancer initiation

(Medical Xpress)—A new mouse model of osteogenic sarcoma, a potentially deadly form of bone cancer, shows that high levels of Notch1, a gene that helps determine cell fate, can drive osteoblasts (cells that normally lead ...

Serious respiratory illness hits dozen US states

Hundreds of children in more than 10 U.S. states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials say may be caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.

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