Archive: 06/20/2007

Hepatitis B drug can compromise HIV treatment

Treating hepatitis B patients with the drug entecavir can cause those who are also infected with HIV to become resistant to two of the most important drugs in the anti-HIV arsenal, according to a new report in the New En ...

Jun 20, 2007
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More women than men having mid-life stroke

More women than men appear to be having a stroke in middle age, according to a study published June 20, 2007, in the online edition of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Researchers say heart ...

Jun 20, 2007
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The Medical Minute: Migraines

What do lightning bolts, numb arms, grumpy moods, missed parties and nightmare headaches have in common? These all represent experiences of many migraine sufferers ("migraineurs"). An estimated 28 million U.S. citizens suffer ...

Jun 20, 2007
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World's Largest Vacuum Chamber to Test Orion

Before NASA's new spacecraft, Orion, carries the next generation of explorers into space, it first will make a shorter journey to the world's largest vacuum chamber. In this massive, cathedral-like structure, ...

Jun 20, 2007
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Invasive plant potential threat to Canadian landscape

It might sound like something out of a 1950s B-movie but the potential proliferation of the native Asian tropical plant kudzu here in Canada is no imaginary threat, warns Professor Rowan Sage of ecology and evolutionary biology. ...

Jun 20, 2007
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Bees hit a purple patch

A bee’s favourite colour can help them to find more food from the flowers in their environment, according to new research from Queen Mary, University of London.

Jun 20, 2007
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