Archive: 05/20/2010

Kidney transplants: Expanding the pool of available organs

In the United States over 80,000 people are on the kidney transplant waiting list, and thousands die each year waiting for transplants. For most dialysis patients, kidney transplantation increases their chances of survival.

May 20, 2010
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DNA tests for freshmen at UC Berkeley

Students at the University of California Berkeley will be offered the chance to take voluntary DNA tests as part of a study to unlock the mysteries in three genes, a statement said Wednesday.

May 20, 2010
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Wal-Mart pulls Miley Cyrus jewelry over cadmium

(AP) -- Wal-Mart said Wednesday it is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand necklaces and bracelets from its shelves after tests performed for The Associated Press found the jewelry contained high levels ...

May 20, 2010
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