Archive: 01/29/2008

DNA (driver of nicotine addiction)

Cigarette smoking is the largest preventable source of death and disability in the USA, contributing to ~ 400,000 deaths annually. Despite widespread knowledge of the health dangers, ~ 1 in 8 American adults is a habitual ...

Jan 29, 2008
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Biodegradable film reduces surgical scarring

A new, biodegradable film designed to reduce the severity of scarring following open heart surgery in young children appears to be safe and effective, according to researchers attending the annual meeting of the Society of ...

Jan 29, 2008
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E.coli a future source of energy?

For most people, the name “E. coli” is synonymous with food poisoning and product recalls, but a professor in Texas A&M University’s chemical engineering department envisions the bacteria as a future source of energy, ...

Jan 29, 2008
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Sex hormones unrelated to prostate cancer risk

Sex hormones circulating in the blood do not appear to be associated with prostate cancer risk, according to data from 18 prior studies. The analysis will be published online January 29 in the Journal of the National Cancer In ...

Jan 29, 2008
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