Archive: 05/29/2009

Height of large waves changes according to month

A team of researchers from the University of Cantabria, Spain, has developed a statistical model that makes it possible to study the variability of extreme waves throughout the year, according to the journal Coastal Engineering. The st ...

dateMay 29, 2009 in Engineering
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WHO: Get more graphic with smokers

(AP) -- Cigarette packages should include images of sickness and suffering caused by tobacco, along with written warnings, the World Health Organization said Friday.

dateMay 29, 2009 in Health
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Video can help patients make end-of-life decisions

Viewing a video showing a patient with advanced dementia interacting with family and caregivers may help elderly patients plan for end-of-life care, according to a study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers. ...

dateMay 29, 2009 in Other
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How oxidative stress may help prolong life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oxidative stress has been linked to aging, cancer and other diseases in humans. Paradoxically, researchers have suggested that small exposure to oxidative conditions may actually offer protection ...

dateMay 29, 2009 in Genetics
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