Archive: 07/13/2010

Obama promises commitment to combating HIV/AIDS

(AP) -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday a new strategy for combating HIV and AIDS fulfills America's obligation to stopping the spread of the virus and rooting out the inequities and attitudes on which ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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China seeks to reduce Internet users' anonymity

(AP) -- A leading Chinese Internet regulator has vowed to reduce anonymity in China's portion of cyberspace, calling for new rules to require people to use their real names when buying a mobile phone or going online, according ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Internet
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Scientists score 'hat-trick' against cancer

Scientists from Singapore's Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) have made three successive breakthroughs in key areas of cancer research. Their work, published in top scientific journals Cancer Cell, Nature ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Cancer
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Big science future for Australia

Australia could soon benefit from highly sensitive coloured x-ray imaging and powerful new tools to reveal the structure of materials in unprecedented detail and provide major advances in medicine and technology.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Other
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Vivus weight loss drug faces FDA panel this week

(AP) -- Vivus Inc.'s experimental drug Qnexa was effective in cutting weight, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday, while acknowledging lingering concerns over the drug's nervous system and psychiatric side effects.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Medications
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From texting to apps, using cell phones for health

(AP) -- What if my blood sugar's too high today? Is it time for my blood pressure pill? With nagging text messages or more customized two-way interactions, researchers are trying to harness the power of cell ...

dateJul 13, 2010 in Health
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