Daily Archives: October 7, 2016

The push and pull of childbirth

Until recently, the mechanism of human labor was poorly understood. New research may help obstetricians better manage abnormal labor. The pregnant uterus is a muscular organ that holds the baby, placenta and amniotic fluid. The uterus rarely

Exosomes isolation protocols: big issue for a big therapeutic challenge

Myocardial infarction (MI) is still the leading cause for mortality in the Western World. Up to date, the only therapeutic strategy is heart transplantation which is limited by the small number of available organs. In the last

Early treatment with basal insulin glargine in people with type 2 diabetes: Lessons from ORIGIN and other cardiovascular trials

The inability to control blood glucose levels can result in many negative health outcomes including eye, kidney, cardiovascular (heart) and foot disease, and early death.  Persons with type 2 diabetes are 2 to 4 times more likely

A new organophosphorus scaffolds for functional materials

For the advancement of the field of organic electronics, the development of new p-conjugated organic materials is indispensable. One of the effective strategies for creating unique organic functional materials is the incorporation of heteroatoms into the backbone