Archive: 1/12/2010

What to do if you are bitten by a snake

Should you be the victim of a snakebite, the best thing you can do is get to a hospital as quickly as possible, according to a new review article from the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). Current ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Health
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New gene for childhood cancer neuroblastoma discovered

Pediatric cancer researchers have identified variations in a gene as important contributors to neuroblastoma, the most common solid cancer of early childhood. The study team, led by researchers at The Children's Hospital ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Poor stream health imperils fish

"There is a direct relationship between land and water use and the imperilment of fishes," said a Virginia Tech researcher. "It is clear that the conservation of our diverse fish fauna and other aquatic resources faces huge ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Ecology
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Biodiversity loss: Detrimental to your health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plant and animal extinctions are detrimental to your health. That's the conclusion of a paper published in this week's issue of the journal Nature by scientists who studied the link between biodiversity and ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Ecology
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Researcher studies how infants compare quantities

Parents are often amazed at how fast their child grows and develops. New research at the University of Missouri has determined that the ability to quantify – even things that are hard to quantify, such as liquid – ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Health
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