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State plans to combat avian flu

...birds, but to avoid dead or sick birds and take extra care in handling carcasses and cooking meat. Though no cases of human disease from Asian H5N1-infected wild birds have been recorded yet, one potential case is under investigation in Azerbaijan...

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My Turn: A turning point in the health of world's oceansTurn

...around the world report thousands of whales and other marine mammals beaching themselves, dying of cancer and other human disease. Some could meet the legal definition of toxic dumps. Well-known oceanographer Sylvia Earle states that up to 85...

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The private market targets our genes

...question about the public good. What's the best, fairest, fastest way to go from mapping the human genome to curing human disease? There is something to be said for patenting. In theory, it gives private companies the incentives to get the medicine...

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Marijuana ingredient may fight brain cancer

...brain, he said. Dr. Rolf Barth, who studies brain tumors at Ohio State University, called the work interesting. But he said the type of glioma cells used to create the tumors does not provide a very good mimic of the human disease.

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...interesting. But he said the type of glioma cells used to create the tumors does not provide a very good mimic of the human disease. del.icio.us Reddit Archives NEW YORK (AP) - Marijuana-like drugs eradicated some brain cancers in rats...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...question about the public good. What's the best, fairest, fastest way to go from mapping the human genome to curing human disease? There is something to be said for patenting. In theory, it gives private companies the incentives to get the medicine...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Frontiers News: Personal briefing 1/18/98

...of the antibiotic era,'' says Emory University anthropologist George J. Armelagos, who studies the evolution of human disease. ``Within our lifetimes, scraped knees and cut fingers may return to the realm of fatal conditions.'' Rinse...

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