Archive: 02/15/2008

Being Overweight May Raise Cancer Risk

Researchers from the University of Manchester, Christie Hospital and University of Bern in Switzerland have today published findings in the Lancet medical journal which further support the link between obesity and risk of ...

Feb 15, 2008
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Metabolic syndrome linked to cold tolerance

Researchers from the University of Chicago have discovered that many of the genetic variations that have enabled human populations to tolerate colder climates may also affect their susceptibility to metabolic syndrome, a ...

Feb 15, 2008
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Defining cancer's genetic 'support network'

Researchers at Duke University’s Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy (IGSP) have developed a new method that essentially does for the genetic pathways underlying cancer what social networking web sites can do for people: ...

Feb 15, 2008
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Why does the world appear stable while our eyes move?

Whenever we shift our gaze, attention is directed to a new target. This shift in attention causes a brief compression of visual space, according to a study published February 15 in the open-access journal PLoS Computational Bi ...

Feb 15, 2008
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