Archive: 5/04/2010

Fatal injuries increase in older Americans

The risk of dying from injuries is increasing for Americans ages 65 and older according to a new report from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Injury Research and Policy. The report found significant ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Health
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Chip checks for oral cancer

The gentle touch of a lesion on the tongue or cheek with a brush can help detect oral cancer with success rates comparable to more invasive techniques, according to preliminary studies by researchers at Rice University, the ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Cancer
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Tropical Storm Robyn nested away from land

Tropical Storm "Robyn" didn't have to fly south for the northern hemisphere winter, like the birds (Robins), it formed in the southern hemisphere this past weekend in the Southern Indian Ocean. Infrared satellite imagery ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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