Archive: 06/18/2009

Improved method developed to test carcinogen risk

Researchers at Oregon State University recently completed the largest animal study ever done in the field of toxicology, and the findings challenge some basic concepts about how to determine what level of a cancer-causing ...

Jun 18, 2009
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Researchers predict large 2009 Gulf of Mexico 'dead zone'

University of Michigan aquatic ecologist Donald Scavia and his colleagues say this year's Gulf of Mexico "dead zone" could be one of the largest on record, continuing a decades-long trend that threatens the health of a half-billion-dollar ...

Jun 18, 2009
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Benefit of glinides is not proven

The benefit of glinides in the treatment of type 2 diabetes is not scientifically proven. Nor do they perform better than other antidiabetics available in tablet form, such as metformin and sulfonylureas. As a result, there ...

Jun 18, 2009
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Flips-flops are bad for your sole

Flip-flops aren't just hazardous to politicians -- they also pose risks for your feet. The floppy footwear, once contained to the beach, can now be spotted year-round.

Jun 18, 2009
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China slams Google over porn

China stepped up its war on Internet censorship Thursday, slamming Google China for allowing pornographic content to seep into the nation and threatening to punish the search engine.

Jun 18, 2009
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