Archive: 06/02/2008

Study confirms link between inflammation, cancer

Chronic inflammation of the intestine or stomach can damage DNA, increasing the risk of cancer, MIT scientists have confirmed. The researchers published evidence of the long-suspected link in the June 2 online issue of the ...

Jun 02, 2008
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Low vitamin D levels appear common in healthy children

Many healthy infants and toddlers may have low levels of vitamin D, and about one-third of those appear to have some evidence of reduced bone mineral content on X-rays, according to a report in the June issue of Archives of ...

Jun 02, 2008
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Obesity and depression may be linked

A major review in Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice reveals that research indicates people who are obese may be more likely to become depressed, and people who are depressed may be more likely to become obese.

Jun 02, 2008
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Mining for Molecules in the Milky Way

Scientists are using the giant Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (GBT) to go prospecting in a rich molecular cloud in our Milky Way Galaxy. They seek to discover new, complex molecules in interstellar space ...

Jun 02, 2008
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People more likely to overestimate their credit quality

A new study published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs examined consumers' self-assessments of their credit rating and found that respondents were more likely to believe they had average or above average credit and those ...

Jun 02, 2008
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