Archive: 02/7/2011

Conceptualizing cancer cells as ancient 'toolkit'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite decades of research and billions of dollars, cancer remains a major killer, with an uncanny ability to evade both the body's defenses and medical intervention. Now an Arizona State ...

Feb 07, 2011
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Glaxo adds safety restrictions to Avandia label

(AP) -- GlaxoSmithKline says it has updated the labeling of its diabetes pill Avandia to include safety restrictions ordered by federal health authorities because of the drug's links to heart attack.

Feb 07, 2011
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Profiling malaria-causing parasites

The majority of fatal cases of malaria are caused by infection with the parasite Plasmodium falciparum. Most at risk are young children and women who are pregnant. A team of researchers, led by Patrick Duffy, at the Nation ...

Feb 07, 2011
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Iran oil spill hits Gulf coast

An aging oil pipeline has ruptured in southern Iran, contaminating vast patches of the coast and farmland near the town of Deylam on the Gulf, the official IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

Feb 07, 2011
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