News tagged with environment

Study shows sitting up helps babies learn

(Medical Xpress)—A new study by Rebecca J. Woods, assistant professor in the human development and family science department at North Dakota State University, shows sitting up, whether by themselves or with assistance, ...

Dec 05, 2012
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Children who swim start smarter

(Medical Xpress)—Children who learn how to swim at a young age are reaching many developmental milestones earlier than the norm.

Nov 16, 2012
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Scientists identify new target for lung cancer treatment

A team of UC Davis investigators has discovered a protein on the surface of lung cancer cells that could prove to be an important new target for anti-cancer therapy. A series of experiments in mice with lung cancer showed ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Helping lung cancer sufferers self-manage breathlessness

(Medical Xpress)—Breathlessness is one of the most distressing symptoms of lung cancer for both the patients and their carers, but QUT researchers are developing techniques to help patients effectively manage it themselves, ...

Nov 01, 2012
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