Archive: 10/23/2008

Avian flu threat: New approach needed

As the first globally co-ordinated plan for the planet's gravest health threats is hatched by government ministers from around the world this weekend, a new report sets out a 10-point plan for this new, globalised approach ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Other
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UK teen suicide rates on the decline

Suicide rates in those aged 10-19 in the UK declined by 28% in the seven year period from 1997-2003, shows a study published today in The Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. The study, carried out by researchers at the ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Health
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Novel marker of colon cancer

Colon cancer ranks second of all gastrointestinal malignant tumors, it is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Until now, several molecules have been reported to play an important role in gastroenterological ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Cancer
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Mouse genes guide search for human anxiety disorder genes

We are all familiar with the question - "Are you a man or a mouse?" What if the answer is "a little of both"? Because of the power of molecular genetics research in animals and the maturation of animal models, the path ...

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ASUStek Shows Off Concept Notebooks

(PhysOrg.com) -- ASUStek showcased its concept notebook with both an internal display and external display for checking e-mail, utilizing a dedicated MP3 key without opening the notebook. The external display ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Consumer & Gadgets weblog
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New promising obesity drug may have huge potential

According to trials, a new obesity drug, Tesofensine, which may be launched on the world market in a few years, can produce weight loss twice that of currently approved obesity drugs. The Danish company Neurosearch and a ...

dateOct 23, 2008 in Medications
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