Archive: 23/04/2008

Germany: Every fifth adolescent smokes

As many as 20% of adolescents from 11 to 17 years of age smoke. This was the result of the nationwide German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents (KiGGS), performed by the Robert Koch Institute ...

dateApr 23, 2008 in Health
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Primary driver of stomach cancer development identified

In a discovery that could lead to the development of new treatments for gastric cancer, scientists at the Melbourne Branch of the international Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) have discovered what appears to be ...

dateApr 23, 2008 in Cancer
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Freshwater herring had salty origin

East Africa’s Lake Tanganyika has a highly diverse fauna which closely resembles marine animals. A researcher at the University of Zurich has traced the origins of the freshwater herring of the Lake to a marine invasion ...

dateApr 23, 2008 in
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