Archive: 9/06/2010

Driving while distracted is a primary-care issue

It's time for physicians to talk to patients about driving while distracted, a problem that has risen to the rough equivalence of drunken driving thanks to the proliferation of phones that allow drivers to talk and text, ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Other
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Improving recovery from spinal cord injury

Once damaged, nerves in the spinal cord normally cannot grow back and the only drug approved for treating these injuries does not enable nerve regrowth. Publishing online this week in the Early Edition of the Proceedings ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Medical research
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Professor predicts Brazil will win World Cup

( -- Government professor Christopher Anderson, a former semi-pro soccer player, has launched a statistically based soccer blog. He predicts Brazil will take the cup in South Africa this summer.

dateJun 09, 2010 in Mathematics
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Anorexia affects men, too

( -- While eating disorders are unusual among men, the consequences can be just as devastating as for women says Dr. Jean Wilkins, a professor at the University of Montreal Faculty of Medicine and pediatrician ...

Pathogens chase down migrating gypsy moths

( -- Cornell researchers discovered that the gypsy moth's fungal and viral pathogens follow close behind migrating populations, making control efforts unnecessary, reports entomologist Ann Hajek.

dateJun 09, 2010 in Ecology
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