Archive: 08/30/2006

Motorcycle helmet laws found effective

A U.S. study suggests states not requiring motorcycle riders to wear helmets may be contributing to unnecessary deaths, hospitalizations and disabilities.

Aug 30, 2006
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Arkansas rice farmers file a lawsuit

A group of Arkansas rice farmers has filed a state lawsuit against Bayer CropScience and Riceland Foods Inc., concerning genetically modified rice.

Aug 30, 2006
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U.S. starts diabetes research program

As U.S. students begin another school year, hundreds of sixth graders will be taking part in a wide-ranging diabetes study.

Aug 30, 2006
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Study shows link between morbid obesity, low IQ in toddlers

University of Florida researchers have discovered a link between morbid obesity in toddlers and lower IQ scores, cognitive delays and brain lesions similar to those seen in Alzheimer’s disease patients, a new study shows.

Aug 30, 2006
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