Archive: 08/4/2009

FDA: Arthritis drugs pose cancer risk to children

(AP) -- Federal regulators on Tuesday added stronger warnings to a group of best-selling drugs used to treat arthritis and other inflammatory diseases, saying they can increase the risk of cancer in children and adolescents.

Aug 04, 2009
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Silenced genes as a warning sign of blood cancer

In many types of cancer, parts of the genetic material of tumor cells are switched off by chemical labels called methyl groups. This kind of methyl labeling ranges among the epigenetic changes that do not change the sequence ...

Aug 04, 2009
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Workplace yoga and meditation can lower feelings of stress

(PhysOrg.com) -- Twenty minutes per day of guided workplace meditation and yoga combined with six weekly group sessions can lower feelings of stress by more than 10 percent and improve sleep quality in sedentary office employees, ...

Aug 04, 2009
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