Archive: 10/20/2010

The Medical Minute: There's no trick to a safe Halloween

Halloween is supposed to be a spooky night, but parents don’t have to be scared about their kids’ safety if they follow some simple safety tips from Safe Kids Dauphin County, led by Penn State Hershey Children’s ...

Oct 20, 2010
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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 ...

Oct 20, 2010
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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.

Oct 20, 2010
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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.

Oct 20, 2010
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