Archive: 02/22/2012

Study: Colonoscopy cuts colon cancer death risk

(AP) -- Millions of people have endured a colonoscopy, believing the dreaded exam may help keep them from dying of colon cancer. For the first time, a major study offers clear evidence that it does.

Feb 22, 2012
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FDA panel backs previously rejected obesity pill

(AP) -- A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill called Qnexa, a drug which the FDA previously rejected due to safety concerns.

Feb 22, 2012
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Mini molecules could help fight battle of aortic bulge

When aortic walls buckle, the body's main blood pipe forms an ever-growing bulge. To thwart a deadly rupture, a team of Stanford University School of Medicine researchers has found two tiny molecules that may be able to orchestrate ...

Feb 22, 2012
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