Nathan Seppa's Articles
- NewsLow blood concentrations of a protein called adiponectin may signal risk of heart disease.
- NewsReady access to a heart defibrillator can boost the survival chances of someone who suffers a cardiac arrest.
- NewsThe weight-loss supplement Metabolife 356 causes subtle changes in heartbeat in test subjects.
- NewsPeople on a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil and fresh fruits have lower blood concentrations of several inflammatory proteins linked to atherosclerosis.
- NewsPeople who get ulcers from frequent use of anti-inflammatory painkillers can lessen their risk by simultaneously taking acid-blocking drugs.
- NewsTests in animals show that the cancer drug imatinib mesylate, also called Gleevec, slows formation of the kinds of plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer's patients.
- NewsGiving healthy newborns whose mothers are infected with HIV a combination of anti-HIV drugs shortly after birth makes the infants less likely to contract the virus through breastfeeding.
- NewsPeople who live to be nearly 100 and their offspring are more likely to have large cholesterol particles in their blood, a condition conducive to good health.
- NewsShoe inserts with magnets have no more effect against foot pain than insoles without them.
- NewsThe 2003 Nobel prizes in the sciences were announced early this week.