Archive: 10/25/2006

Studies: Med disparities by race persist

Racial minorities are less likely than whites to have major surgeries at the hospitals where those operations are performed best, a U.S. study said Wednesday.

Oct 25, 2006
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Study: Water helps weight loss

Studies presented at a meeting of the Obesity Society in Boston have suggested that water helps weight loss and low-fat foods may hinder it.

Oct 25, 2006
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Facts About Prostate Cancer and Its Treatment

In 2006, about 235,000 Americans will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, making it the most common cancer among males. If caught early, prostate cancer is very treatable and usually curable.

Oct 25, 2006
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One-of-a-kind magnet open for science

The world's most powerful pulsed, nondestructive magnet is now ready to explore the frontiers of high magnetic field science - after 10 years of research, major instrument development, and construction.

Oct 25, 2006
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Twenty-two Projects Keep Supercomputer Super Busy

With 54 teraflops of computing power, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Cray XT3 is helping solve scientific grand challenges, but scheduling the many research projects and keeping the massive machine operating at peak capacity ...

Oct 25, 2006
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New, bigger barnacle discovered on Florida’s east coast

A bigger barnacle than Florida has seen before has made its way to the state’s east coast. Experts aren’t sure what the oversized Megabalanus coccopoma’s impact will be, but it’s been spotted this month in St. Augustine ...

Oct 25, 2006
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