Archive: 17/11/2008

Simple new method detects contaminants in life-saving drug

( -- The blood-thinning drug heparin is highly effective when used to prevent and treat blood clots in veins, arteries and lungs, but earlier this year its reputation as a lifesaver was sullied when contaminated ...

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Could genetic research awaken racist attitudes?

People are different, both physically and mentally, but genetically everyone is very similar. That's been the thought of scientists for decades now. But with population research becoming more and more common, the University ...

dateNov 17, 2008 in Genetics
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Exercise and rest reduce cancer risk

Exercise is good for more than just your waistline. A recent study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research's Seventh Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research suggests that ...

dateNov 17, 2008 in Cancer
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