miércoles, 19 de noviembre de 2014

Ivanhoe Insider for 11/19/2014

Medical Breakthroughs: Ivanhoe Insider

Today's News Flashes
Triclosan: The ‘Dirty’ Side of Soap 
Nov. 17, 2014 - Triclosan is an antimicrobial commonly found in soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and many other household items. Despite its widespread use, researchers report potentially serious consequences of ... (More)
Smoking: Financial Incentives Double Quit Rates
Nov. 17, 2014 - Offering small financial incentives doubles smoking cessation rates among socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers, according to research. Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the ... (More)
80 Million Bacteria Sealed With a Kiss
Nov. 16, 2014 - As many as 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10 second kiss, according to research in journal Microbiome. The study also found that partners who kiss each other at least nine times a day ... (More)
Secondhand Marijuana Smoke: As Bad as Tobacco?
Nov. 16, 2014 - Secondhand marijuana smoke may have similar cardiovascular effects as tobacco smoke. Lab rats exposed to secondhand marijuana smoke had a 70 percent drop in blood vessel ... (More)
Researchers Silence Leading Cancer-Causing Gene
Nov. 13, 2014 - A new approach to block the KRAS oncogene, one of the most frequently mutated genes in human cancer, has been developed by researchers. The approach offers another route to attack KRAS, which has ...(More)

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