Archive: 08/27/2007

Early treatment can reverse heart damage

University of Minnesota researchers have discovered that treating people who have early cardiovascular abnormalities, but show no symptoms of cardiovascular disease, can slow progression and even reverse damage to the heart ...

Aug 27, 2007
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MIT probes secret to bone's strength

Scientists and engineers are eager to understand the secret behind bone’s lightweight toughness so they can mimic it in the design of new materials, but previous studies have revealed a number of different strength mechanisms ...

Aug 27, 2007
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New study may explain Vioxx side-effects

Vioxx and related pain medications were taken off the market in 2004 because they caused dangerous heart problems in some people. A group of scientists, led by Timothy Hla at the University of Connecticut, may now have figured ...

Aug 27, 2007
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China hatches 150 African ostriches

Breeders have successfully hatched one batch of African ostriches in the County of Nileke, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Aug 27, 2007
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Smoking increases risks for head and neck cancers

Smoking significantly increases the risk for head and neck cancers for both men and women, regardless of the anatomic site. Published in the October 1, 2007 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer ...

Aug 27, 2007
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