Archive: 22/08/2008

Healthy people and enhancement drugs

Healthy people are more willing to take drugs to enhance traits that are not fundamental to their identity. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, people's willingness to take a pill or drug depends ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in Other
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Asthma monitoring on the Web

An inexpensive web-enabled device for measuring lung function in patients with asthma and other disorders is being developed by researchers at Texas Instruments, in Bangalore, India, and co-workers. Writing in the International ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in Engineering
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Going from ulcers to cancer

Researchers have uncovered a big clue as to why some of the bacteria that cause stomach ulcers pose a greater risk for serious problems like stomach cancer than others; it turns out these bacteria can exploit the surrounding ...

dateAug 22, 2008 in Health
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