Archive: 08/3/2010

Mystery as Tokyo loses track of its centenarians

(AP) -- Japanese authorities admitted Tuesday they'd lost track of a 113-year-old woman listed as Tokyo's oldest, days after police searched the home of the city's official oldest man - only to find his long-dead, ...

Aug 03, 2010
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Shining Light on Brain Tumours

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Canadian Cancer Society estimates that 2600 new cases of brain cancer will be diagnosed in 2010. Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most aggressive and malignant form of brain cancer, ...

Aug 03, 2010
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All-over tan is a myth, study finds

A consistent all-over tan may be impossible to achieve because some body areas are much more resistant to tanning than others, a study has found.

Aug 03, 2010
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Tablet PC's Getting Ready for Android 3.0

(PhysOrg.com) -- Android 3.0 aka Gingerbread, is advancing in its development and appears to be on target for an October release. Android 3.0 is expected to have a more intuitive interface and support upcoming ...

Aug 03, 2010 weblog
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Chili peppers come with blood pressure benefits

For those with high blood pressure, chili peppers might be just what the doctor ordered, according to a study reported in the August issue of Cell Metabolism. While the active ingredient that gives the peppers their heat - ...

Aug 03, 2010
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