Archive: 10/21/2009

Study: HPV vaccine hurts less than expected

(PhysOrg.com) -- Injections of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine appear to be no more painful than other shots that prevent disease, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel ...

Oct 21, 2009
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Study conclusively ties rare disease gene to Parkinson's

An international team led by a National Institutes of Health researcher has found that carriers of a rare, genetic condition called Gaucher disease face a risk of developing Parkinson's disease more than five times greater ...

Oct 21, 2009
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Standards for a New Genomic Era

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of geneticists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, together with a consortium of international researchers, has recently proposed a set of standards designed to elucidate the quality of publicly available ...

Oct 21, 2009
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Oases for Life on the Mid-Caymen Rise

A team of oceanographers and astrobiologists is currently exploring one of the deepest points in the Caribbean Sea. Follow their blog as they search for life in this extreme seafloor environment.

Oct 21, 2009
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The Medical Minute: There's no trick to a safe Halloween

(PhysOrg.com) -- 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 the Penn State Hershey ...

Oct 21, 2009
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EBay 3Q net income falls, but revenue rises

(AP) -- Despite a 29 percent decline in third-quarter net income, eBay Inc. saw stronger revenue in its marketplaces businesses, suggesting that efforts to revitalize its main Web site are gaining traction ...

Oct 21, 2009
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