February 19, 2010
Green Tea May Ward Off Eye Disease
Substances found in green tea work their way into the tissues of the eye and could protect against common eye diseases like glaucoma, researchers say.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Virus Link Questioned
In a finding that questions previous research into the disease known as chronic fatigue syndrome, British researchers report that they've found no link between the condition and xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus.
Rituxan Approved for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Rituxan (rituximab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat a slowly progressing form of blood and bone marrow cancer known as chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), the agency said in a press release.
Facebook Profiles Don't Stretch the Truth
Countering the notion that Internet users favor idealized virtual identities, a new study shows that people who join social networking sites such as Facebook create profiles that stick closely to the truth.
Dolphins May Warn of Health Risks in Humans
Scientists report that dolphins suffer from diseases similar to those found in humans, and the mammals' experiences could shed light on the effects that contaminated water and seafood have on people.