Archive: 15/12/2009

In rural areas, more women falling into health care gap

For Americans living in rural areas, obtaining and maintaining health care can be challenging. Aside from common barriers, including shortages of care providers and facilities, older women face additional challenges, according ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Health
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More blood vessels in hormone-resistant prostate tumors

Patients with advanced prostate cancer are often treated with hormones, but when the tumours start growing again they have more and different blood vessels, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy, at the University ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Cancer
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Hypoxia increases as climate warms

A new study of Pacific Ocean sediments off the coast of Chile has found that offshore waters experienced systematic oxygen depletion during the rapid warming of the Antarctic following the last "glacial maximum" period 20,000 ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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