Archive: 12/13/2010

Google defends local search results

Google on Monday defended its local search results in the face of a Wall Street Journal report of complaints that the firm favors its online content over that of rivals.

dateDec 13, 2010 in Internet
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Medicaid cuts: teeth pulled, transplant called off

(AP) -- In Illinois, a pharmacist closes his business because of late Medicaid payments. In Arizona, a young father's liver transplant is canceled because Medicaid suddenly won't pay for it. In California, ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Health
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Ovarian cancer advances when genes are silenced

There are many mechanisms that alter the activity of genes – direct changes to the DNA code like mutations and deletions, or changes that control when genes are switched on and off, called epigenetic means. Tumor-suppressor ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Genetics
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WWF provides format that prevents printing

You've all seen them - those e-mail shirttail pleas to "Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail," sometimes added in green font with an image of a leaf at the end for good measure. If you're the type ...

dateDec 13, 2010 in Software
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UCSF tests promising solutions for cancer hair loss

UCSF physicians are combating a devastating side effect of chemotherapy with an innovative new program -- "Hair to Stay" -- to evaluate devices that could reduce scalp hair loss in breast cancer patients.

dateDec 13, 2010 in Cancer
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