Archive: 04/21/2009

Natural protein may halt colorectal cancer's spread

Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center researchers in Milwaukee have learned that a protein, CXCL12, that normally controls intestinal cell movement, has the potential to halt colorectal cancer spreading. These studies ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Cancer
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Witnessing violence affects kids' health

School-aged children who witness violence in urban communities show symptoms of post-traumatic stress. They also suffer physiological effects with a disruption to their normal cortisol production pattern during the day, which ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Health
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Too much or too little sleep increases risk of diabetes

Researchers at Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine have found that people who sleep too much or not enough are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance. The risk is 2½ times higher ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Health
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