Monthly Archives: February 2010

  1. Discovered a substance that increases resistance to AIDS

    We are moving ahead in the fight against AIDS. A group of researchers at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona has managed to find out why some people with HIV, approximately 5% of those infected do not develop the disease, even without medical treatment.

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  2. No new conclusions on Avandia yet

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing data on possible heart risks with GlaxoSmithKline Plc's diabetes drug Avandia but has not reached any conclusions, the agency said on Monday.

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  3. A simple blood test for detecting tumors

    Research in the field of oncology is surprising. The rapid evolution of techniques for diagnosis and treatment of cancer researchers are applying the latest technology (in this case that of the human genome) for the detection or prevention of cancer.

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  4. Jimenez delay implementation of smoke-free law

    The tightening of anti-smoking law does not apply in the first half of the year.

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  5. Cancer from exposure to asbestos

    Exposure to asbestos multiplies by 47 the possibility of suffering a fatal cancer according to a study on the effects of this mineral conducted in the catchment area of the factory Uralita Cerdanyola del Valles (Barcelona), which between 1907 and 1997 acted as a focus pollutant .

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  6. Rhubarb and its anticancer power

    The rhubarb, a vegetable that can be added to sweet or savory dishes, could be in the future the basis of a new cancer treatment, since eating this food cooked dramatically increases the levels of anti-cancer substances within the body.

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  7. Report on Sexual Health Habits in Spain

    Although relatively satisfied, most Spanish are interested in improving their relationships. With nearly three hours, particularly 2.7 hours a week, the Canaries, along with the Cantabrian, Spanish are the most time devoted to their sex. The national average stands at 2.3 hours per week.

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  8. Dialysis patients infected with hepatitis C in Tarragona

    From seven to ten patients with renal failure were infected with hepatitis C, the most severe variant of disease during their dialysis sessions in Tarragona by negligence occurred in the dialysis service.

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  9. Swine flu in free fall

    In America Pandemic "continues to decline, although there are some persistent pockets in Central America and the Caribbean.

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  10. Adopting good habits to prevent cancer

    In the XXI century, despite major scientific and technological advances we continue to feel a great fear of the cancer, as we perceive, in most cases as a bad novel with a tragic ending.

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