Archive: 12/6/2010

New book on 100 years of Illinois birds

A new book, Illinois Birds: A Century of Change, literally took 100 years to write. The first comprehensive survey of birds in Illinois was conducted from 1906-1909. It was repeated from 1956-1958 and a technical ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Insulin levels found to affect breast cancer survival

(PhysOrg.com) -- Women treated for breast cancer who have elevated levels of circulating insulin face substantially higher mortality rates than their peers with lower levels, according to a new study authored by a Yale School ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Cancer
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Hope for severe cold hands

Many people experience painful, numb cold hands as they go back and forth into wintry weather. Yet for some people cold, swollen, chapped hands may be a sign of blocked or constricted blood vessels. Most of these cases are ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes
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