Archive: 02/16/2012

System to catch fake drugs has idled for years

(AP) -- The news this week that a fake version of the cancer medicine Avastin has made its way into the United States highlights a longtime concern: There are few safeguards to make sure fake drugs can be ...

Feb 16, 2012
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International experts clarify hormonal changes of menopause

A panel of US and international experts met in September 2011, in Washington, DC, to review the latest scientific data on the hormonal changes that mark reproductive aging in women and to reach consensus on defining the reproductive ...

Feb 16, 2012
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Inactive genes surprisingly common in humans

(Medical Xpress) -- Every person carries on average 100 variants that disable genes - yet very few suffer ill effects, an international team of researchers led by Yale University and Wellcome Trust Sanger ...

Feb 16, 2012
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