Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

April 17, 2010
New 'green' technologies make die castings stronger
Conventional die castings can be made stronger using new, more environmentally friendly technologies developed by CSIRO.

EAU Congress plenary session: Advances in kidney cancer management
Renal cell carcinoma accounts for about 3 percent of all solid tumors in adults, and worldwide, more than 200,000 new cases and 100,000 deaths result each year from this malignancy.

Mass screening for prostate cancer in Europe still not recommended
The European Association of Urology reiterated that it does not recommend a mass screening policy in Europe for men who are concerned over prostate cancer, a stance which reflects the position it issued last year regarding prostate cancer screening.

Innovation in science
Results of a study presented today at the International Liver Congress 2010 demonstrate that a dual FXR and TGR5 agonist decreases liver damage and modulates hepatic inflammation and fibrosis in a mouse model of primary sclerosing chlolangitis.

Media registration open for International Congress on Obesity
Media registration details are now available for the 11th International Congress on Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden, July 11-15.

Conservative surgery not inferior to nephrectomy
The latest results from the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer 30904 study were presented in a plenary session today at the Anniversary EAU Congress, which showed that conservative surgery is not inferior to radical renal surgery or nephrectomy.
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