Archive: 03/10/2008

Oregon study raises questions on synthetic progestins

The widely used synthetic progestin medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) decreased endothelial function in premenopausal women in a study done at the University of Oregon. The finding, researchers said, raises concerns about ...

Mar 10, 2008
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Houston says benzene levels rising

Chemical industry officials deny a claim by public officials that levels of benzene have increased in the Houston region, a published report said Sunday.

Mar 10, 2008
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20,000 cranes take rest in Colorado

Thousands of Sandhill Cranes have converged on Colorado's Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge for a stopover before they head north.

Mar 10, 2008
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HPV vaccine reduces abnormal pap test results

In testing GARDASIL reduced abnormal Pap test results by 43 percent compared to women not given the vaccine, according new research. The findings show the approved anti-HPV agent appears to prevent the development of cell ...

Mar 10, 2008
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