Archive: 18/03/2008

Scans spot hidden tumors in rare cancer syndrome

Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute report that full-body PET/CT scanning detected unsuspected, treatable tumors in 3 of 15 patients with Li-Fraumeni syndrome (LFS), a rare genetic cancer syndrome for which no screening ...

dateMar 18, 2008 in Cancer
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At Home Genomic Tests for Disease Risk Premature

The recent marketing of "at home" genomic tests for disease risk may be premature, according to Dr. Kenneth Offit, MD, MPH, Chief of the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).

dateMar 18, 2008 in Genetics
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Indian economic miracle bypasses rural poor

A study of disadvantaged groups in rural India - which make up over 24 per cent of the population - has shed light on why the country' s economic success has largely passed them by.

dateMar 18, 2008 in Other
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The Vanishing Rings of Saturn

Saturn: jewel of the solar system, taker of breaths, ringed beauty. Even veteran astronomers can't help but gasp when they see her through a small telescope. Red Alert: Saturn's rings are vanishing.

dateMar 18, 2008 in Space Exploration
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