Archive: 14/07/2008

Perceived access to cigarettes predicts youth smoking

Kids who see cigarettes as easily accessible are more likely to end up as regular smokers, particularly if they have friends who smoke, according to a new report published in the current issue of Annals of Family Medicine. ...

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Researchers discover link between DNA palindromes and disease

In the past 10 years, researchers in genome stability have observed that many kinds of cancers are associated with areas where human chromosomes break. More recently, scientists have discovered that slow or altered replication ...

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Do mammals think in 3-D?

A team of neuroscientists at University College London (UCL) has begun to discover how the brain maps three-dimensional space. The work could one day aid in the understanding and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, which ...

dateJul 14, 2008 in Medical research
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