Archive: 03/18/2008

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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Natural Selection and the Human Skull

New research led by UC Davis anthropologist Tim Weaver adds to the evidence that chance, rather than natural selection, best explains why the skulls of modern humans and ancient Neanderthals evolved differently. The findings ...

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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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Logo Can Make You 'Think Different'

Whether you are a Mac person or a PC person, even the briefest exposure to the Apple logo may make you behave more creatively, according to recent research from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business ...

dateMar 18, 2008 in Other
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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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