Archive: 10/02/2010

PC BIOS soon to be replaced by UEFI

(PhysOrg.com) -- The 25 year old PC BIOS will soon be replaced by UEFI (unified extensible firmware interface) that will enable PC's to boot up in a matter of seconds. In 2011 we will start seeing UEFI dominate ...

Oct 02, 2010 weblog
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Vitamin D levels lower in African-Americans

African-American women had lower vitamin D levels than white women, and vitamin D deficiency was associated with a greater likelihood for aggressive breast cancer, according to data presented at the Third AACR Conference ...

Oct 02, 2010
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Lack of private health insurance impacted cancer survival

Lack of private health insurance and its consequent lack of access to care appears to affect mortality among patients with uterine cancer and may partly explain the mortality disparity between African-Americans and other ...

Oct 02, 2010
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Social support post-cancer lacking among minority women

Nonwhite women reported receiving less social support than white women after cancer treatment, according to data presented at the Third AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, held Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2010.

Oct 02, 2010
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