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Protein Made From Rice Can Cure Disease

HSA can also treat burns and traumatic shock

(Newser) - Scientists in China say they've extracted a protein from rice that can treat liver disease, burns, and traumatic shock. The breakthrough could lead to increased production of the protein, called HSA, which is "physically and chemically equivalent" to the HSA found in human blood and has been in... More »

Health Reform May Pour Money Into Banks

HSAs expected to jump in popularity thanks to mandates

(Newser) - Financial firms could soon see a huge influx of money as consumers forced to buy health insurance by the new health care reform bill opt for high-deductible plans with health savings accounts. Americans have roughly $8.6 billion in assets parked in HSAs, but industry experts tell Reuters that could... More »

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