Archive: 07/09/2006

Boston Scientific admits stent risks

The U.S.-based Boston Scientific Corp. has admitted there is an increased risk of blood clots caused by use of its drug-coated cardiac stent.

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Study: Caesarean babies more likely to die

A U.S. study finds babies born by Caesarean section are nearly three times more likely to die during the first month of life than those born naturally.

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A Mouse for Every Gene

The University of California, Davis, will play a key role in a new worldwide effort to create a so-called "knockout" mutant mouse for each of the approximately 20,000 genes in the mouse genome. These mice can be used to study ...

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Silicon Valley cuts the Internet cord

Some 2.4 million residents of California's Silicon Valley will have free broadband wireless Internet access when a new network goes on line. The system will be put together by Silicon Valley Metro Connect, a collaboration ...

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