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2009-06-30 13:20:48

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2009-06-27 00:43:49

Higher selenium levels in the blood may worsen prostate cancer in some men who have the disease, U.S.

2009-06-25 15:36:38

Higher selenium levels in the blood may worsen prostate cancer in some men who already have the disease, according to a study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute the University of California, San Francisco.

2009-06-23 15:35:00

Prairie dogs may seem like harmless little creatures, but they can inflict serious injury on plants simply by snacking on them. Plants cannot flee from their furry predators, so how do they avoid becoming a prairie dog's lunch?

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2009-06-19 10:45:30

Bayer Healthcare’s claim that its One-A-Day vitamins for men reduce the risk of prostate cancer may lead to the company facing a lawsuit from a consumer advocacy group.

2009-06-18 23:17:03

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2009-06-17 14:21:25

Researchers say U.S.

2009-06-11 07:44:48

Many breast cancer patients undergoing treatment continue to take antioxidants, even though the consequences of taking the supplements remain unknown, a new study found.

2009-06-08 12:51:35

A new study finds that many women with breast cancer take antioxidant supplements while undergoing cancer treatment, even though the consequences of doing so are unknown.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.