Archive: 02/10/2009

Adolescents involved with music do better in school

A new study in the journal Social Science Quarterly reveals that music participation, defined as music lessons taken in or out of school and parents attending concerts with their children, has a positive effect on readin ...

dateFeb 10, 2009 in Other
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Give the foie gras a miss

Another reason not to eat pate de foie gras is discussed by Michael Greger of The Humane Society of the United States, Washington DC in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health. ...

dateFeb 10, 2009 in Health
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Bar workers who smoke also benefit from smoking ban

The health of bar workers, who actively smoke cigarettes, significantly improves after the introduction of a smoking ban, reveals research published ahead of print in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

dateFeb 10, 2009 in Health
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Targeted Immune Cells Shrink Tumors in Mice

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have generated altered immune cells that are able to shrink, and in some cases eradicate, large tumors in mice. The immune cells target mesothelin, a protein that is highly expressed, or translated ...

dateFeb 10, 2009 in Medical research
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Researchers Develop Breast Biopsy Robot

(PhysOrg.com) -- The results of proof-of-feasibility studies lead the researchers to believe that routine medical procedures such as breast biopsies will be performed in the future with minimal human guidance, and at greater ...

dateFeb 10, 2009 in Medical research
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Discovery could lead to better rice yields

(PhysOrg.com) -- Building on plant virus research started more than 20 years ago, a biologist at Washington University in St. Louis and his a colleague at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis ...

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