Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

October 17, 2009
Lupus patients perceive benefit from cardiovascular disease prevention counseling program
According to a new study by Hospital for Special Surgery investigators presented at the American College of Rheumatology meeting on Oct.

Integrated Radioactive Waste Management in Future Fuel Cycles
This is an international conference on waste management issues derived from work in the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Integrated Waste Management Strategy.

Drug could provide first treatment for scleroderma
Investigators have identified a drug that is currently approved to treat certain types of cancer, Gleevec, that could provide the first treatment for scleroderma, a chronic connective tissue disease for which a treatment has remained elusive.

A new understanding of why seizures occur with alcohol withdrawal
Epileptic seizures are the most dramatic and prominent aspect of the

Decline in Russian tigers renews calls to end all trade
A shocking decline in the Russian Federation's wild tiger population highlights the importance of eliminating trade in and demand for tiger parts, the International Tiger Coalition said today.
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