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Reporter June 22 2012

Receptor’s role in nutrition brain circuitry

Jul. 3, 2012—New findings point to brain circuitry that communicates about the body’s nutritional status and regulates how nutrients are mobilized.

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Low oxygen could protect sick kidneys

Jun. 28, 2012—Low oxygen – and the activation of factors that respond to this situation – may be protective in chronic kidney disease.

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Spelling out HIV risk in urban China

Jun. 27, 2012—Research reveals clues to HIV risk in Chinese men who have sex with other men.

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Kids’ cells okay after mom’s cancer radiation

Jun. 22, 2012—Study finds no evidence of increased mitochondrial mutations in the children of women treated with radiation for cancer.

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