Archive: 02/16/2011

Common bone drugs may reduce colon cancer risk

An international team of researchers has found that the use of bisphosphonates - drugs already taken by millions of healthy women to prevent bone-loss - for more than one year was associated with a 50 percent reduction in ...

Feb 16, 2011
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Herschel finds less dark matter but more stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Herschel space observatory has discovered a population of dust-enshrouded galaxies that do not need as much dark matter as previously thought to collect gas and burst into star formation.

Feb 16, 2011
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Facebook founder to meet with Obama

(AP) -- Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is among a group of technology business leaders that President Barack Obama plans to meet with Thursday in San Francisco.

Feb 16, 2011
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The connection between healing and sleep studied

There’s an Irish proverb that says, “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book,” and recent work by U of A researcher Cary Brown shows merit to this idea.

Feb 16, 2011
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Controlling lung cancer in mice with milk thistle extract

(PhysOrg.com) -- Silibinin, a milk thistle extract, decreases tumor size in mice by inhibiting production of an enzyme that is overexpressed in certain types cancer, researchers at the University of Colorado Cancer Center ...

Feb 16, 2011
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