April 22, 20134222013
Scientists Spot Cancer Metabolism Changes
Hundreds of potential
targets for new cancer drugs that could starve tumors have been
identified by scientists who analyzed gene expression data from 22
types of malignancies.
Kids More Likely to Pick Up Warts at Home, Not Public Spaces
Contrary to conventional
wisdom, a new Dutch study has found that the most likely way
children get infected with the virus that causes warts is from
close contact with family members or classmates, rather than from
public places such as pools or communal showers.
'Clean Your Plate' Orders From Parents May Backfire for Kids
Although you might think
being a member of the "clean plate club" is something that stops
when a child is young, new research suggests that up to two-thirds
of parents still encourage teenagers to finish all the food on
their plates, even if the teen is overweight.
Using Marijuana to Treat Pain? A Pill May Outlast a Puff
A pill may work as well as
a puff when it comes to using marijuana to treat pain, according to
a small but carefully controlled new study. Pain relief from pills
may last longer, however, and may not leave people feeling as high
as they do after they smoke the drug.