Archive: 12/05/2009

Miami VA: Steps taken to prevent contamination

(AP) -- The top Veterans Affairs official in Miami said Tuesday she has taken steps locally to prevent the kind of problems that exposed patients to contaminated medical equipment at VA hospitals in three states.

dateMay 12, 2009 in Other
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Flu drug advised for pregnant women with swine flu

(AP) -- Pregnant women should take prescription flu medicines if they are diagnosed with the new swine flu, health officials said Tuesday. So far, the swine flu has not proven to be much more dangerous than seasonal influenza, ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Medications
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Climate change driving Michigan mammals north

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some Michigan mammal species are rapidly expanding their ranges northward, apparently in response to climate change, a new study shows. In the process, these historically southern species are replacing their ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Ecology
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New research on the 'guardian of the genome'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Protein p53 protects the body against cancer and is knocked out in many cancer tumours. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have identified two molecules that can restore p53's cancer-killing properties. ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Cancer
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