Archive: 4/11/2009

Powerful pumpkins, super squash

Carotenoids, the family of yellow to red pigments responsible for the striking orange hues of pumpkins and the familiar red color of vine-ripe tomatoes, play an important role in human health by acting as sources of provitamin ...

dateNov 04, 2009 in Other
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Health care dispute: Costs of defensive medicine

(AP) -- Dr. James Wang says he tries to tell his patients when extra medical procedures aren't necessary. If they insist, though, he will do it - not so much to protect their health as his own practice.

dateNov 04, 2009 in Health
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T.rex's oldest ancestor identified

( -- Remains of the oldest-known relative of T.rex have been identified, more than 100 years after being pulled out of a Gloucestershire reservoir, according to research published in the Zoological Journal of ...

dateNov 04, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Does race, income predict prostate cancer outcome?

A patient's socioeconomic status (income, martial status and race) has absolutely no impact on his outcome following curative radiation therapy for the treatment of prostate cancer, according to a new study from Henry Ford ...

dateNov 04, 2009 in Cancer
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