Archive: 16/04/2012

Tattoos, piercings, and drinking linked

Tattoos and body piercings have become so popular in western societies that many consider them fashion trends. While people acquire tattoos and piercings for different reasons, prior research has shown that individuals who ...

Apr 16, 2012
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Therapy exploits 'addiction' of leukemia cells

A new study describes a therapeutic approach to halting cancer progression by exploiting a previously unrecognized "addiction" of leukemia cells to specific signaling molecules. The research, published by Cell Press online ...

Apr 16, 2012
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Scientists find neural stem cell regulator

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have found that lack of a specific gene interrupts neural tube closure, a condition that can cause death or paralysis.

Apr 16, 2012
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More baby boomers facing old age alone

Startling new statistics from Bowling Green State University's National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) paint a bleak future for the largest generation in history, the baby boomers, as they cross into old ...

Apr 16, 2012
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