Archive: 21/01/2011

Tired drivers as bad as drunk drivers

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research shows that driving for only three hours at night has a similar effect to driving under the influence of alcohol, and even two hours can be equivalent to a couple of drinks.

dateJan 21, 2011 in Health report
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Genetic code deciphered for form of pancreatic cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Johns Hopkins have deciphered the genetic code for a type of pancreatic cancer called neuroendocrine or islet cell tumors. The work, described online in the Jan. 20 issue of Science Express, ...

dateJan 21, 2011 in Cancer
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Antibiotic slow growth of bladder, breast cancer cells

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered that nitroxoline, an antibiotic commonly used around the world to treat urinary tract infections, can slow or stop the growth of human breast ...

dateJan 21, 2011 in Cancer
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