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 ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Cancer
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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 ...

dateJun 18, 2009 in Other
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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.

dateJun 18, 2009 in Health
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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.

dateJun 18, 2009 in Internet
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