Archive: 08/11/2006

Drug kills prostate tumor cells

U.S. scientists have developed an experimental RNA-based drug -- the first of its kind -- that kills prostate cancer cells, without harming normal cells.

Aug 11, 2006
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States take up global warming fight

Thinking the U.S. Congress has dropped the ball, state and local officials from California to North Carolina are trying to do something about global warming.

Aug 11, 2006
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Michigan health plan launches e-Visits

The Internet is changing medical care for thousands of Detroit area residents who soon will be able to get advice from their family doctors by e-mail.

Aug 11, 2006
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Planet Hospital promotes medical tourism

A California couple is matching up U.S. residents willing to travel abroad with overseas hospitals offering top care at bargain basement prices.

Aug 11, 2006
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Wear and tear of stress: the psychoneurobiology of aging

Age may be more related to reactions to stress and the absence of disease rather than to a person's chronological age, say leading researchers in the fields of neurobiology and psychoneuroendocrinology. And healthy aging ...

Aug 11, 2006
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Study: Evolution losing favor in U.S.

The United States ranks near the bottom, just ahead of Turkey, in a new survey measuring public acceptance of evolution in 34 countries.

Aug 11, 2006
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Canine cancer found transmissible

Scientists in England have discovered that when it comes to man's best friend, the age-old wisdom that you can't catch cancer isn't true.

Aug 11, 2006
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