Archive: 03/17/2009

Study: Being obese can take years off your life

(AP) -- Being obese can take years off your life and in some cases may be as dangerous as smoking, a new study says. British researchers at the University of Oxford analyzed 57 studies mostly in Europe and North America, ...

Mar 17, 2009
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Amazon might grow market for used games

Investors in GameStop Corp. may have panicked earlier this month on the news that Amazon.com was entering into the used video game space, but a new study suggests that the slumping economy may help make room for plenty of ...

Mar 17, 2009
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MicroRNA undermines tumor suppression

A small piece of RNA, or microRNA (miRNA), ratchets down the activity of the tumor-suppressor gene p53, according to a study by Whitehead Institute and National University of Singapore researchers.

Mar 17, 2009
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