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Largest-Ever Cancer Data Set Made Public
U.S. National Cancer
Institute scientists have generated an extensive data set of
cancer-related genetic variations to help researchers better
understand how cancer responds to drugs and can resist
Diabetes Drug May Protect the Brain
The diabetes drug metformin
may do more than help control blood sugar levels: New research
suggests it may also reduce the risk of dementia.
Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill
The Texas state Senate
passed an anti-abortion bill considered one of the most restrictive
in the country Friday night, and Gov. Rick Perry is expected to
sign it into law within a few days.