Archive: 02/16/2010

Pets on planes

The preferences of pet owners should not replace the well-being of their fellow passengers, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Pets can be accommodated comfortably and safely in airplane cargo ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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Cutting Sodium From Your Diet

(PhysOrg.com) -- Keep in mind that salt is not only what comes out of the shaker, but rather what goes into the food during processing and manufacture.

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Health
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Economic analysis: Erlotinib marginally cost-effective

Weighing both magnitude of survival benefit and expense, researchers found that the drug erlotinib, which was found to improve overall survival by 2 months in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, is marginally ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Cancer
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Fluorescent probes light up cancerous tumors

Building on his Nobel Prize-winning work creating fluorescent proteins that light up the inner workings of cells, a team of researchers led by Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator Roger Tsien, PhD, professor of pharmacology, ...

dateFeb 16, 2010 in Cancer
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