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Half of young victims of fatal crashes in 9 US states used either alcohol or marijuana

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 23:00
Half of young drivers who died in car crashes in American states such as California, Hawaii and West Virginia were under the influence of either alcohol or marijuana, or both.

International research team finds link between retinal degeneration and lipid metabolism

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 23:00
Finding genes for retinal degenerations has immediate benefits for people living with blindness and vision loss, their families, and their physicians.

Key substance identified that protects against pre-term birth

Wed, 01/14/2015 - 23:00
Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have identified hyaluronon (HA) as a critical substance made by the body that protects against premature births caused by infection.