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Three questions about HPV vaccination

Three questions about HPV vaccination

Jan. 18, 2013 — In 2009, more than 30,000 people in the U.S Continue reading

Following the genomic pathways to stop the spread of cancer

Following the genomic pathways to stop the spread of cancer

ScienceDaily (July 3, 2012) — As the Genetics Society of America’s Model Organism to Human Biology (MOHB): Cancer Genetics Meeting in Washington, D.C. drew to a close, it was clear that the mantra for drug discovery to treat cancers in the post-genomic era is pathways. Pathways are ordered series of actions that occur as cells move from one state, through a series of intermediate states, to a final action Continue reading

Vitamin D tied to women’s cognitive performance

Vitamin D tied to women’s cognitive performance

ScienceDaily (Nov. 30, 2012) — Two new studies appearing in the Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences show that vitamin D may be a vital component for the cognitive health of women as they age. Higher vitamin D dietary intake is associated with a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to research conducted by a team led by Cedric Annweiler, MD, PhD, at the Angers University Hospital in France Continue reading

Bad air means bad news for seniors’ brainpower

Bad air means bad news for seniors’ brainpower

ScienceDaily (Nov. 16, 2012) — Living in areas of high air pollution can lead to decreased cognitive function in older adults, according to new research presented in San Diego at The Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) 65th Annual Scientific Meeting. This finding is based on data from the U.S. Continue reading

Osbourne has double mastectomy

Osbourne has double mastectomy

4 November 2012 Last updated at 22:30 ET Chat show host Sharon Osbourne has revealed she has undergone a double mastectomy. The former X Factor judge decided to have surgery after learning she carries a gene which increases the risk of developing breast cancer. Continue reading

New insight on managing fungal meningitis

New insight on managing fungal meningitis

ScienceDaily (Oct. Continue reading