Archive: 03/07/2007

Study reveals depressed elderly risk early death

In a project involving more than 300 elderly people who had been discharged from hospital, 17% were found to have previously undiagnosed depression and of that figure, 7% died within two years of leaving hospital.

dateMar 07, 2007 in Health
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Researchers identify ovarian cancer biomarkers

Researchers have identified markers unique to the cells of blood vessels running through ovarian tumors. The finding, while preliminary, could one day improve screening, diagnosis and treatment for this disease.

dateMar 07, 2007 in Cancer
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Researchers 'sniff out' emissions from feedyards

Setting up an air quality trailer in the midst of cattle pens at a feedlot will help measure gaseous emissions, said a Texas Agricultural Experiment Station researcher. Dr. Ken Casey, Experiment Station air quality engineer ...

dateMar 07, 2007 in Environment
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The giant that turned out to be a dwarf

New data obtained on the apparent celestial couple, NGC 5011 B and C, taken with the 3.6-m ESO telescope, reveal that the two galaxies are not at the same distance, as was believed for the past 23 years. The observations ...

dateMar 07, 2007 in Astronomy
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USDA approves rice with human genes

A California biotechnology company has been given preliminary approval by U.S. Agriculture Department to plant rice that contains human genes.

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