Archive: 01/31/2011

Morning after pill linked to increase in STIs, study shows

Offering the morning after pill free over the counter has not reduced the number of teenage pregnancies and may be associated with a rise in sexually-transmitted diseases (STIs), according to a report by experts at The University ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Food industry partnerships may carry risks

Health charities and health organizations must tread carefully when partnering with the food industry as it may risk compromise health promotion goals, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Nanosilver: A new name -- well-known effects

Nanosilver is not a new discovery by nanotechnologists -- it has been used in various products for over a hundred years, as is shown by a new Empa study. The antimicrobial effects of minute silver particles, which were then ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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A diagnostic marker in hepatocellular carcinoma

A research team from South Korea investigated the expression profile of E2F5 in primary hepatocellular carcinomas (HCCs) and explored the biological implications of E2F5 overexpression. They found that E2F5 is commonly overexpressed ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Cancer
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New classification of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction

A research team from China proposed a new classification system for sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (SOD) based on clinical data of patients. The new classification system has significant advantages for guiding the diagnosis ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Cancer
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