Tag Archives: Medical Research

UT Medical Branch Researcher on Take from Pharma?

Republican U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley challenges researcher’s connections to Pharma. Photo from RFE/RL.HHS probes researcher’s ties to drugmakers [Sen.] Grassley claims that [Karen] Wagner got more than $160,000 from GlaxoSmithKline over five years, and she only reported $600 to the … Continue reading

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The Vatican: Working Their Way Back in Time

Pope Benedict XVI. Photo: roblisameehan via Flickr.Will a New Vatican Document Affect Science and Reproductive Health?By Brendan Borrell / December 12, 2008 Mischaracterizations of science lurk in the Vatican’s latest instructions on bioethics, but Catholics probably won’t follow them anyway … Continue reading

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Note to Self : Pot May Actually HELP the Memory

OR NOT!!Researchers at Ohio State say that THC ‘can reduce inflammation in the brain and might even stimulate the production of new brain cells.’By Mary Ann Roser / November 19, 2008 How many Baby Boomers have blamed pot smoking for … Continue reading

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Rice University : A Beer That Fights Cancer and Heart Disease!

Genetic engineering could give Joe Six Pack anti-aging and cancer-fighting benefitsBy Sharon Gaudin / October 21, 2008 Have you ever picked up a cold, frosty beer on a hot summer’s day and thought that it simply couldn’t get any better? … Continue reading

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