Archive: 03/15/2012

Mental health problems twice as prevalent in deaf people

A Review in this week's Lancet says that mental health problems are about twice as prevalent in deaf people compared with the general population, and also reports disparities in access to and quality of mental health care f ...

Mar 15, 2012
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Cancer cells send out the alarm on tumor-killing virus

Brain-tumor cells that are infected with a cancer-killing virus release a protein "alarm bell" that warns other tumor cells of the impending infection and enables them to mount a defense against the virus, according to a ...

Mar 15, 2012
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Menopausal hormone therapy and breast cancer risk

In the past decade, results from large prospective cohort studies and the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) randomized placebo-controlled hormone therapy trials have substantially changed thoughts about how estrogen alone and ...

Mar 15, 2012
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