Archive: 06/28/2006

Beta-blockers given the boot in Britain

British doctors are being advised not to prescribe beta-blockers and to ease most current users off them and onto new treatment for high blood pressure.

Jun 28, 2006
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The Hooked Galaxy

Life is not easy, even for galaxies. Some indeed get so close to their neighbours that they get rather distorted. But such encounters between galaxies have another effect: they spawn new generations of stars, ...

Jun 28, 2006
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Joyriders Vs. Jaywalkers: a Collision of Cultures

“Look both ways for cars before you cross the street.” That’s one of the most important warnings American children hear when they’re old enough to walk alone. That’s because we live in a culture in which cars, trucks ...

Jun 28, 2006
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Celebrate July 4th with Bald Eaglets – Live on the Web!

Celebrate the 4th of July this year by watching live bald eaglets on your own computer screen, just a few weeks before they fledge from the nest. You can see two bald eaglets being fed and cared for by their ...

Jun 28, 2006
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Grains Trump Grapes? Beer More Healthy Than Wine

Contrary to popular opinion, beer is as healthy—if not more healthy—than wine, according to a university professor with an academic title any Joe Six-pack would relish.

Jun 28, 2006
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A probable cause for Parkinson's?

Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Lou Gehrig's disease and other brain disorders are among a growing list of maladies attributed to oxidative stress, the cell damage caused during metabolism when the oxygen in the body assumes ever ...

Jun 28, 2006
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Ultrasound may help regrow teeth

Hockey players, rejoice! A team of University of Alberta researchers has created technology to regrow teeth--the first time scientists have been able to reform human dental tissue.

Jun 28, 2006
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Disgraced Scientist to Resume Research

(AP) -- The disgraced South Korean scientist who falsely claimed breakthroughs in creating stem cells from cloned human embryos plans to open a new lab and resume research next month, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Jun 28, 2006
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