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3 January 2013 Last updated at 05:43 ET Prosecutors are investigating an organ donor scandal in the east German city of Leipzig in which doctors allegedly manipulated an organ waiting list. Three doctors have been suspended at the Leipzig University Clinic’s organ transplant centre. German media report that 38 patients with liver problems were falsely listed as dialysis cases in order to shorten their wait for a transplant.
30 December 2012 Last updated at 06:52 ET Foreign doctors in the UK will face a more rigorous assessment, after figures showed a high proportion of doctors who are disciplined are from overseas. In the last five years, 63% of doctors either struck off or suspended by the General Medical Council (GMC) were trained outside the UK
ScienceDaily (Mar. 2, 2011) Experts agree that long-term alcohol abuse is detrimental to memory function and can cause neuro-degenerative disease
Protein-making machinery can switch gears with a small structural change process; Implications for immunity and cancer therapy
ScienceDaily (Nov. 15, 2012) For the past several years, Min Guo, an assistant professor at The Scripps Research Institute, has focused on the intricate actions of an ancient family of catalytic enzymes that play a key role in translation, the process of producing proteins. These complex enzymes are a group of fundamental molecules that make building blocks for protein production.