Archive: 08/04/2008

Estrogen therapy increases benign breast disease risk

Women who took conjugated equine estrogen, a commonly prescribed form of estrogen, had more than twice the risk of developing specific types of benign breast disease as women who took a placebo, according to a randomized ...

dateApr 08, 2008 in Cancer
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Sea salt worsens coastal air pollution: study

Air pollution in the world’s busiest ports and shipping regions may be markedly worse than previously suspected, according to a new study showing that industrial and shipping pollution is exacerbated when it combines with ...

dateApr 08, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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14-year-old CEO makes chemistry a game with 'Elementeo'

Age seems to be no obstacle when it comes to starting a business. That’s the case with 14-year-old Anshul Samar, CEO of Alchemist Empire, Inc., who invented a trading card game, “Elementeo,” that aims to teach chemistry ...

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Omega-3's no help for Crohn's sufferers

An international study led by Dr. Brian Feagan of Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario in London, Canada has found that omega-3 fatty acids are ineffective for managing Crohn’s disease. The research ...

dateApr 08, 2008 in Medical research
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