Archive: 16/11/2009

Text message reminders can encourage healthy action

People who received daily text messages reminding them to apply sunscreen were nearly twice as likely to use it as those who did not receive such messages, a new study led by a UC Davis Health System dermatologist has found. ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in Health
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Uninsured more likely to die after trauma

Americans without health insurance appear more likely to die following admission to the hospital for trauma than those with health care coverage, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Surgery.

dateNov 16, 2009 in Health
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New climate treaty could put species at risk

Plans to be discussed at the forthcoming UN climate conference in Copenhagen to cut deforestation in developing countries could save some species from extinction but inadvertently increase the risk to others, scientists believe.

dateNov 16, 2009 in Environment
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Slowing evolution to stop drug resistance

Infectious organisms that become resistant to antibiotics are a serious threat to human society. They are also a natural part of evolution. In a new project, researchers at the University of Gothenburg are attempting to find ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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