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 ...

Feb 16, 2010
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Cutting Sodium From Your Diet

( -- 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.

Feb 16, 2010
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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 ...

Feb 16, 2010
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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, ...

Feb 16, 2010
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