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Posts tagged bloodstream

April 23, 2012

 

Rabies vaccine collar

The Plan Behind Rabies

Learn about rabies on this Moment of Science.

December 14, 2011

 

sea_salt

To Salt Or Not To Salt

The soup could use a little more salt, but a voice in your head wonders if salt is bad for your health.

August 15, 2011

 

garlic

True Love And Garlic

Why don't tooth-brushing and mouthwash really help? Why makes garlic so persistently stinky?

April 23, 2009

 

Magnified e. coli toxin

Molecular Toxin Removal

There could be a molecular solution to treating cholera---a disease that affects millions of people around the world.

November 19, 2004

 

Pump You Up, Break You Down

How do steroids work, and what makes them so dangerous? Find out on this Moment of Science.

July 19, 2004

 

Fencing in Bacteria

What do you do when infected with Pseudomonas aeruginosa? You'll want to know! Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 4, 2003

 

Drugs Built into Lenses

Learn about the drugs put into contact lenses on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

True Love and Garlic

Garlic-lovers, and the unfortunate people who love them, are well aware of the reeking breath that’s caused by the tiniest bit of garlic. So why don’t products like toothpaste and mouthwash help lessen the stench? What makes garlic so persistently stinky?

September 27, 2003

 

Nicotine Patch

If used properly, over time the patch imparts increasingly smaller doses of nicotine to help the addict gradually break the habit without experiencing the worst symptoms of withdrawal. It’s important to stop smoking while wearing the patch.

September 27, 2003

 

Getting Fatter All the Time

For the most part fat is stored in the fat cells that compose fatty tissue. Think of a fat cell as a tiny plastic bag filled with a drop of fat. Interestingly, fat cells do not multiply.

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