Archive: 06/1/2010

Backwards Black Holes Might Make Bigger Jets

(PhysOrg.com) -- Going against the grain may turn out to be a powerful move for black holes. New research suggests supermassive black holes that spin backwards might produce more ferocious jets of gas. The ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Astronomy
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Race for new hips

A recent study by researchers at the VA Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, suggests that patient treatment preferences play an important role in racial disparities in total joint ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Other
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Cancer deaths could double by 2030: study

Cancer could claim 13.3 million lives a year by 2030, the World Health Organisation's cancer research agency said Tuesday, almost double the 7.6 million deaths from the illness in 2008.

dateJun 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Calcium consumption may cause prostate cancer in Chinese

Among Chinese men, calcium consumption — even at relatively low levels and from non-dairy food sources such as soy, grains and green vegetables — may increase prostate cancer risk, according to results published in Cancer Re ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in Cancer
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