Archive: 05/18/2009

A taste of help to keep cancer patients' pounds up

(AP) -- The statistic is shocking: Severe malnutrition and weight loss play a role in at least one in five cancer deaths. Yet nutrition too often is an afterthought until someone's already in trouble.

dateMay 18, 2009 in Cancer
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New insight into primate eye evolution

Researchers comparing the fetal development of the eye of the owl monkey with that of the capuchin monkey have found that only a minor difference in the timing of cell proliferation can explain the multiple anatomical differences ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Evolution
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Researchers make discovery in colon cancer prevention

A new study finds that individuals who have low expression of the "Celebrex gene," 15-PGDH, are actually resistant to Celebrex treatment when used to prevent colon cancer. The study, published in this week's issue of the ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Cancer
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Cosmology's best standard candles get even better

Members of the international Nearby Supernova Factory (SNfactory), a collaboration among the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a consortium of French laboratories, and Yale ...

dateMay 18, 2009 in Astronomy
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