The Quest for Safer Painkillers
Dec03

The Quest for Safer Painkillers

Researchers are exploring different approaches to reducing the addictive affects of opioids used for medical purposes.

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Zinc-ing Outside the (Tissue) Box: Can Lozenges Help Fight Colds?
Oct16

Zinc-ing Outside the (Tissue) Box: Can Lozenges Help Fight Colds?

From runny noses to hacking coughs, the common cold is a yearly visitor that we all know too well. While an immediate cure has not been discovered yet, researchers are pointing to zinc acetate lozenges as a solution to expedite the recovery process.

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The Proof Is in the Prolactin: Hormone Plays a Role in Maternal Behavior of Mice
May18

The Proof Is in the Prolactin: Hormone Plays a Role in Maternal Behavior of Mice

Mother’s Day may be over, but at cSw, we’re celebrating motherhood by looking at its scientific basis. Dr. Rosie Brown and her team of scientists have found that a hormone plays a key role in the maternal behavior of mice, and the proof is in the prolactin.

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Digging Up a Potential Sansanmycin Cure for Tuberculosis
Apr30

Digging Up a Potential Sansanmycin Cure for Tuberculosis

Could we be standing right on top of a cure for tuberculosis? According to scientists, the secret to fighting TB may be the bacteria in soil.

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Discovering Cancer-Fighting Secrets in the Elephant Genome
Apr16

Discovering Cancer-Fighting Secrets in the Elephant Genome

Scientists are delving into the cancer-fighting secrets of the elephant genome in hope of discovering a viable treatment for cancer.

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Can Blueberries Boost Brain Functions?
Mar19

Can Blueberries Boost Brain Functions?

Alzheimer’s affects up to 5.4 million Americans and these numbers are likely to increase. As a result, research has shifted from treatment towards prevention. Dr. Krikorian from the University of Cincinnati Academic Center has been studying the use of blueberries to improve cognitive performance and has found promising results.

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