Archive: 05/03/2012

Low oxygen levels could drive cancer growth

Low oxygen levels in cells may be a primary cause of uncontrollable tumor growth in some cancers, according to a new University of Georgia study. The authors' findings run counter to widely accepted beliefs that genetic mutations ...

May 03, 2012
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Solomon Islands 'blond' gene is found: study

Dark-skinned, blond-haired indigenous people on the Solomon Islands have a gene that is unique to the South Pacific nation and was not picked up from interbreeding with Europeans, scientists said Thursday.

May 03, 2012
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CDC links eye infections to troubled Fla. pharmacy

(AP) -- Federal health officials confirmed 33 cases of a rare fungal eye infection across seven states on Thursday, stemming from products mixed in a Florida pharmacy that also mixed supplements that killed 21 elite polo ...

May 03, 2012
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More US teens postponing sex: study

More US teenagers are postponing sex than in 1995, and hormonal contraceptive use is up among those who are sexually active, said US health authorities on Thursday.

May 03, 2012
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