Archive: 05/1/2009

Rotator cuff tears: Are they all in the family?

People with relatives who have experienced rotator cuff tears are at increased risk of similar tendon tears themselves, according to a study published in the May 2009 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) ...

dateMay 01, 2009 in Other
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Can kidney disease cause cancer?

Moderate kidney disease increases an older man's risk of developing certain cancers, according to an upcoming study in the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). Given that chronic kidney disease (CKD) affect ...

dateMay 01, 2009 in Cancer
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Climate change threatens Lake Baikal's unique biota

Siberia's Lake Baikal, the world's largest and most biologically diverse lake, faces the prospect of severe ecological disruption as a result of climate change, according to an analysis by a joint US-Russian team in the May ...

dateMay 01, 2009 in Environment
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White tea -- the solution to the obesity epidemic?

Possible anti-obesity effects of white tea have been demonstrated in a series of experiments on human fat cells (adipocytes). Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Nutrition and Metabolism have shown ...

dateMay 01, 2009 in Health
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Facebook fights 'phishing' scam

Facebook Thursday said it has blocked a link at the heart of a "phishing" scam being used to dupe members into revealing passwords to accounts at the social networking website.

dateMay 01, 2009 in Internet
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