Archive: 05/27/2009

Pets bring health, happiness and healing

Doctors may soon be prescribing their patients a script to adopt a cat or dog, given a recent study found an estimated $3.86 billion was saved on health spending in Australia, due to the benefits of pet ownership.

dateMay 27, 2009 in Health
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To spread, skin cancer attacks immune dendritic cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dendritic cells are the sentinels of the immune system. When they’re alert and on guard, they will marshal the body’s immunosoldiers, T cells, to battle at the sight of harmful pathogens. But some diseases, ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Cancer
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Intel Previews Xeon 'Nehalem-EX' Processor

Intel Corporation today previewed a new Intel Xeon processor codenamed "Nehalem-EX." The processor will be at the heart of the next generation of intelligent and expandable high-end Intel server platforms, ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Hardware
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Novel cancer gene accelerates or stops tumour growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Toronto have found a gene that plays a crucial role in the development of rhabdomyosarcoma - the most common childhood sarcoma ...

dateMay 27, 2009 in Cancer
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