Tag: "fame" at medical news
'Good guy' blood cells are now suspects in heart disease, diabetes
...on because they had no nucleus, and their claim to fame
was to be a first-responder to a wound site, to promote healthy clotting and prevent infection. Later scientists theorized platelets might be connected to harmful chronic inflammation, but the links were unclear. In a paper published in the prestigi...
The link between medicine, science and art
... education was taught in his classes. His eternal fame
lies with his portrayal in Thomas Eakins The Gross Clinic, now hanging at the renowned Philadelphia medical school. Unfortunately, many of todays medical school students would not recognize this famous American work nor understand its significance...
Preventing misuse of performance-enhancing substances a growing and difficult task
...t of scholarships and winning. "There is too much fame
and fortune to be gained by being a winner in sports," he notes. "It's interesting to see that baseball fans being polled support drug testing and a ban on steroids, but it will take fans of all major sports to take a stand by turning off their TV se...
Process may help scientists find new antibacterial drugs
... settled on quinine, which had previously achieved fame
as the world's foremost malaria treatment. Quinine occurs naturally in a tree bark, and like many naturally occurring compounds, is enantiomerically pure -- it is made up of only one enantiomer. Enantiomerically pure compounds are generally expensive...