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New colorectal cancer risk factor identified

Adiponectin, a collagen-like protein secreted by fat cells, derives from the ADIPOQ gene. Variations in this gene may increase risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and various cancers. A new ...

Dec 15, 2014
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Can HIV be transmitted via manicure instruments?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists numerous potential alternative sources of HIV transmission in addition to the known classical modes for acquiring the AIDS virus. Although manicure ...

Nov 10, 2014
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Which US airports are breastfeeding friendly?

More than half of women with children less than a year old are working, and work travel can make breastfeeding a challenge. A study of 100 U.S. airports found that few provided a suitably equipped, private ...

Oct 27, 2014
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