Breast Milk Seems To Kill HIV
Is breast best for inhibiting HIV? An unknown component of breast milk kills HIV particles and virus-infected cells, as well as blocking HIV-transmission in mice with a human immune system.Even if babies born to HIV-positive mothers avoid infection during birth, around 15 per cent contract HIV
Calcium Supplements And Heart Attack: Researchers Found That...
A recent study out of the University of Zurich Wednesday reported the controversial findings that taking calcium supplements is linked with double the risk of heart attack. After studying over 24,000 men and women, researchers found that those who took calcium supplements were 86 percent more
Viruses Are Recruited And Flipped As Cancer Killers
Dr. Robert Martuza, Harvard Medical School; Dr. Bernard Roizman, University of Chicago; Dr. Ian Mohr, New York University.In 1951, a 4-year-old boy with leukemia contracted chickenpox. His liver and spleen, swollen by the cancer, soon returned to normal, and his elevated blood cell count fell to
Search For Faster, Better Antidepressants Makes Progress
Existing antidepressants leave a lot to be desired. They can take weeks to start working, and they fail many people. Researchers are scouting for better optionsA young woman who calls herself blueberryoctopus had been taking antidepressants for three years, mostly for anxiety and panic
Rush Limbaugh: Women Who Want Birth Control Are Sluts
Rush Limbaugh's trembling jowls think Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown grad student who was denied the right to testify at the House Oversight Committee's hearing on contraceptives, is a big fat slut. A whore. A harlot. A big time prostitute.Fluke argued that birth control should be covered by
Scientists Discover Molecular Secrets Of 2,000-year-old...
For roughly two thousand years, Chinese herbalists have treated Malaria using a root extract, commonly known as Chang Shan, from a type of hydrangea that grows in Tibet and Nepal. More recent studies suggest that halofuginone, a compound derived from this extract's bioactive ingredient, could be
Classic: Sanofi Aventis Is Cutting Over 1500 Jobs Even As It...
This is the new normal. There's no money to be made in investment or hiring or anything like that, so companies are spending money on buybacks, dividends, and of course M&A (which is really just an excuse to fire workers).The latest is drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis, which is in the middle of an $18.5
An Apple Television Is A Very Stupid Idea
After the latest Apple TV rumor, an analyst claims—once again—that Apple will make a 40-inch TV for $2,000, perhaps with integrated apps, gaming and iPhones/iPad connectivity. If true, that would be a very stupid idea.Gene Munster—a Piper Jaffray analyst whom I can't recall being
A PlayStation Phone Is Coming, And It's Powered By Android...
If rumors are true, the mobile and gaming markets are about to get a big surprise from Sony Ericsson: a PlayStation-branded gaming phone, powered by Android 3.0.According to Engadget, Sony Ericsson is working on a hybrid mobile phone and gaming device that is a “cross between the Samsung
PlayStation Move Prices Appear Online - Telegraph
Video game fans are expected to have to pay around £50 for the starter kit of Sony’s new motion-sensing game control system, the PlayStation Move.Retailers are exploring pricing options for the Move, and gaming websites are reporting that the PlayStation Eye camera will cost around
Is 3D Already Dying?
Earlier today I reported on the unlikelihood that the next Batman movie will be in 3D. But is that a fluke or part of a trend? If box office numbers are any indication, it's definitely the latter.Since the high-water mark of Avatar, where 71% of the revenue came from 3D screenings, numbers for
Sales On Xbox Live Likely Exceed $1 Billion In Last Year -...
Statements from Dennis Durkin, the COO of Microsoft's ( MSFT ) Xbox division, imply that the Xbox Live online gaming service generated over $1 billion of revenue in the year ending on June 30. About half of that came from subscription fees - around half of the 25 million users of Live pay a fee of
May 2010 NPD Videogame Monthly Sales Figures
NPD was MIA for MAY. On June 2nd, the Port Washington, N.Y.-based retail sales tracker announced that it would be delaying the May 2010 NPD results for up to 3 weeks. The reason for the delay was stated by NPD to accommodate “a significant upgrade to the IT architecture.” A NPD
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