Archive: 09/28/2009

Diabetes weakens your bones

Current research suggests that the inflammatory molecule TNF-α may contribute to delayed bone fracture healing in diabetics. The related report by Alblowi et al, "High Levels of TNF-α Contribute to Accelerated ...

Sep 28, 2009
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Study: Life and death during the Great Depression

The Great Depression had a silver lining: During that hard time, U.S. life expectancy actually increased by 6.2 years, according to a University of Michigan study published in the current issue of the Proceedings of the Na ...

Sep 28, 2009
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Aspirin protection for Lynch syndrome

(PhysOrg.com) -- A daily dose of aspirin can prevent the occurrence of cancer in people with a genetic predisposition towards Lynch syndrome, a Newcastle University scientist has told Europe’s largest cancer congress. Lynch ...

Sep 28, 2009
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What could 4 degree warming mean for the world?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A leading climate scientist has presented new research findings on the increasing potential for a 4 degrees Celsius rise in global temperatures if the current high emissions of greenhouse ...

Sep 28, 2009
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New vaccine delivery may be more effective against measles

Worldwide, there are estimated to be 10 million cases of measles and 197,000 deaths from the disease each year. While vaccines exist to protect children against measles, the vaccines are often difficult to store, costly to ...

Sep 28, 2009
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