Archive: 10/20/2010

New tumor proteins may identify a range of cancers early

A new study led by Ohio State University cancer researchers describes a novel cancer-specific protein that is present in a broad range of cancer types and at all stages of tumor development, from premalignant cells to metastatic ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Cancer
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Burn injuries rapidly deplete vitamin E

Severe burn injuries in children have been shown to rapidly deplete the levels of vitamin E in their body's adipose, or fat tissues, a new clinical study has found.

dateOct 20, 2010 in Health
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Study: Medical cost of obesity soars

The medical costs of obesity are twice as high as previously reported, according to the first study to estimate the causal effects of obesity on U.S. medical costs.

dateOct 20, 2010 in Health
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