Archive: 08/11/2011

Metabolomics as a basis for gender-specific drugs

Analyses of the metabolic profile of blood serum have revealed significant differences in metabolites between men and women. In a study to be published on August 11 in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics, scientists at the ...

Aug 11, 2011
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'Good fat' most prevalent in thin children

Researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center and Children's Hospital Boston have shown that a type of "good" fat known as brown fat occurs in varying amounts in children – increasing until puberty and then declining - and is ...

Aug 11, 2011
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Team genetically sequences most common bladder cancer

In an article published online this week in Nature Genetics, a University of Colorado Cancer Center team in partnership with universities in China and Denmark reports the first genetic sequencing of urothelial (transitional) carcin ...

Aug 11, 2011
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Expert tracks illegal online pharmacies

A growing number of illegal online pharmacies are flooding the web trying to sell dangerous unauthorized prescriptions, according to a new report from cybersecurity experts at Carnegie Mellon University.

Aug 11, 2011
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