Archive: 07/27/2006

Study: Violent videos desensitize people

U.S. psychologists say they have proven, for the first time, exposure to violent video games can desensitize individuals to real-life violence.

Jul 27, 2006
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Flick of a protein switches immune response

A single protein can turn on and off a key component of the immune system by changing partners in an elegant genomic dance, said researchers at the University of Southern California and Harvard Medical School.

Jul 27, 2006
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Fasting before surgery not necessary

A Dallas researcher thinks its time to end the 60-year-old practice of forcing patients to fast before having surgery.

Jul 27, 2006
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Vegan diet best for type 2 diabetics

A new study released in Washington shows that people with type 2 diabetes do best following a low-fat, plant-based diet.

Jul 27, 2006
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Scientists discover evolutionary origin of fins, limbs

Performance on the dance floor may not always show it, but people are rarely born with two left feet. We have genes that instruct our arms and legs to grow in the right places and point in the right directions. They also ...

Jul 27, 2006
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