Archive: 10/28/2010

Nintendo sinks into the red for first half

(AP) -- Nintendo sank to a first-half loss, the first in seven years, as a rising yen and long-delayed release for its 3-D gaming machine set the scene for a weak full-year result.

Oct 28, 2010
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Exposure to BPA associated with reduced semen quality

Increasing urine BPA (Bisphenol-A) level was significantly associated with decreased sperm concentration, decreased total sperm count, decreased sperm vitality and decreased sperm motility, according to a Kaiser Permanente ...

Oct 28, 2010
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Judge grants injunction vs new Mass. obscenity law

(AP) -- A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction sought by free-speech advocates who argued that a new Massachusetts law aimed at protecting children from online sexual predators effectively bans from the Internet ...

Oct 28, 2010
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Research rejects green tea for breast cancer prevention

Green tea does not protect against breast cancer. A study of data from approximately 54,000 women, published in BioMed Central's open access journal Breast Cancer Research, found no association between drinking green tea an ...

Oct 28, 2010
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Hynix net profit surges to record as sales rise

(AP) -- Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest manufacturer of computer memory chips, said third-quarter net profit more than quadrupled to a record high as increased shipments helped make up for chip price declines.

Oct 28, 2010
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