Archive: 12/23/2010

'Un-growth hormone' increases longevity

A compound which acts in the opposite way as growth hormone can reverse some of the signs of aging, a research team that includes a Saint Louis University physician has shown. The finding may be counter-intuitive to some ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Medical research
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US approves anal cancer vaccine

US health authorities have approved a vaccine intended to prevent anal cancer and pre-cancerous lesions in young people aged nine to 26 years old.

dateDec 23, 2010 in Medications
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Cherokee, Apple partner to put language on iPhones

(AP) -- Nine-year-old Lauren Hummingbird wants a cell phone for Christmas - and not just any old phone, but an iPhone. Such a request normally would be met with skepticism by her father, Cherokee Nation employee ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Software
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Complementary medicines can be dangerous for children

Complementary medicines (CAM) can be dangerous for children and can even prove fatal, if substituted for conventional medicine, indicates an audit of kids' CAM treatment published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood.

dateDec 23, 2010 in Health
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Designer probiotics could reduce obesity

Specially designed probiotics can modulate the physiology of host fat cells say scientists writing in Microbiology. The findings could lead to specialised probiotics that have a role in the prevention or treatment of conditions ...

dateDec 23, 2010 in Medical research
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