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Dr. Richard K. Olney, A.L.S. Researcher, Dies at 64. PDF Print E-mail

Dr. Richard K. Olney, a leading physician and pioneer in clinical research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, died of the disease on Friday at his home in Corte Madera, Calif. He was 64.

His death was announced by the University of California, San Francisco, where Dr. Olney had been the director of the A....

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NCCAM's Advisory Council welcomes six new members PDF Print E-mail

For Immediate Release
Thursday, February 2, 2012

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) welcomes six new members to the National Advisory Council for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The council serves as the principal...

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Stem Cell Eye Therapy Shows Promise PDF Print E-mail

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IRA FLATOW, HOST:

This is SCIENCE FRIDAY. I'm Ira Flatow. Stem cell therapy, it seems, is always promising, promising to cure diseases or illnesses. And this week, a study using embryonic stem cells has...

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Brown Fat Burns Ordinary Fat, Study Finds PDF Print E-mail

Fat people have less than thin people. Older people have less than younger people. Men have less than younger women.

It is brown fat, actually brown in color, and its great appeal is that it burns calories like a furnace. A new study finds that one form of it, which is turned on when people get cold, sucks fat out of the rest of the body...

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Stem cell excitement but way to go PDF Print E-mail
Stem cell excitement but way to go

After more than a decade of waiting, the first results of a trial involving human embryonic stem cells have been published in a medical journal.

The Lancet reports how two women in the USA with eye disease were injected with stem cells...

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