Archive: 14/05/2009

Swine flu fears send traffic soaring

Traffic to the website of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention soared in April as Americans searched the Internet for information about swine flu, research firm comScore said Thursday.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Internet
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Study: Ginger capsules ease chemotherapy nausea

Ginger, long used as a folk remedy for soothing tummyaches, helped tame one of the most dreaded side effects of cancer treatment - nausea from chemotherapy, the first large study to test the herb for this has found.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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Test may help predict colon cancer recurrence risk

A new gene test may help predict which colon cancer patients are at higher or lower risk of having their cancer return after surgery, doctors report, but whether it is useful enough to justify its likely high price remains ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Cancer
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Gene hunters target child kidney failure

Researchers are zeroing in on the genetic abnormalities predisposing to vesicoureteric reflux (VUR), one of the most common causes of urinary tract infections and kidney failure in children, reports a study in an upcoming ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Genetics
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ACLU -- Myriad Genetics lawsuit will become landmark case

The American Civil Liberties Union action in filing a lawsuit yesterday against Myriad Genetics is going to lead to one of the most important legal battles in the history of biotechnology, asserts Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology ...

dateMay 14, 2009 in Other
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