Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 28, 2003
International physician survey reveals misperceptions about the toll of stroke on women
An international survey conducted in 11 countries shows that the majority of physicians believe that men are more likely than women to die from stroke, even though stroke kills 400,000 more women than men each year.

UCSD researchers discover gene able to suppress retrovirus insertion mutations
A naturally occurring variation in an essential gene can suppress genetic mutations caused by retroviruses in mice, according to a new discovery by UCSD School of Medicine researchers.
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