Archive: 01/08/2013

Study shows cognitive benefit of lifelong bilingualism

Seniors who have spoken two languages since childhood are faster than single-language speakers at switching from one task to another, according to a study published in the January 9 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. Compared to the ...

Jan 08, 2013
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Two-drug combination may slow deadly thyroid cancer

A combination of the drugs pazopanib and paclitaxel shows promise in slowing anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC), according to a Mayo Clinic-led study published in the journal Science Translational Medicine. The two drugs togeth ...

Jan 08, 2013
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How much caffeine in that supplement? Hard to tell

(HealthDay)—A new study finds that popular supplement pills and powders found for sale at many military bases, including those that claim to boost energy and control weight, often fail to properly describe ...

Jan 08, 2013
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