Archive: 02/11/2010

If children won't go to school

Children and adolescents who refuse to attend school should not be given doctors' sick notes. In the current issue of Deutsches Ärzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2010; 107[4]), child and adolescent psychiatrist Martin ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Cancer: 'Primitive' gene discovered

To find the causes for cancer, biochemists and developmental biologists at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, retraced the function of an important human cancer gene 600 million years back in time. For ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Restrictions on female plasma may not be warranted

Three years after the U.S. blood banking industry issued recommendations that discourage transfusing plasma from female donors because of a potential antibody reaction, Duke University Medical Center researchers discovered ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Other
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Homebuilding beyond the abyss

(PhysOrg.com) -- Evidence from the Challenger Deep -- the deepest surveyed point in the world's oceans-- suggests that tiny single-celled creatures called foraminifera living at extreme depths of more than ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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