Archive: 11/21/2012

UK Flusurvey set to go viral

Does "man flu" exist? How effective is the flu vaccine? And do pets keep you healthy? These are just some of the questions scientists from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine want to explore as they launch a ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Study finds mammograms lead to unneeded treatment

Mammograms have done surprisingly little to catch deadly breast cancers before they spread, a big U.S. study finds. At the same time, more than a million women have been treated for cancers that never would ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Reckitt to buy vitamin company Schiff for $1.4B

Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC said Wednesday that is acquiring vitamin and nutrition supplement maker Schiff Nutrition International Inc. for $1.4 billion, topping an earlier bid by Bayer AG.

Nov 21, 2012
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MicroRNA makes triple-negative breast cancer homesick

Epithelial cells are homebodies – they like to attach to things and becoming detached initiates a form of cell suicide known as anoikis (literally "homeless" in Latin). But in order for cancer cells to metastasize they ...

Nov 21, 2012
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