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Updated : Mon, 06 Oct 2008 14:35:31 GMT

Recent winners of the Nobel Prize in medicine (AP)
AP - Recent winners of the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, and their research, according to the Nobel Foundation:
Publ.Date : Sun, 05 Oct 2008 15:19:57 GMT

Obesity, Insulin Level Impact Prostate Cancer Survival (HealthDay)
HealthDay - SUNDAY, Oct. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Men who are overweight and who have high insulin levels when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer may be more likely to die from the disease, research shows.
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Oct 2008 13:03:10 GMT

Doctors: No hamsters or exotic pets for young kids (AP)

In this Feb. 3, 2001 file photo, a hedgehog curls up in the hands of its owner at a hedgehog club exhibit in Anchorage, Alaska. Hedgehogs can be dangerous for young children because their quills can penetrate skin and have been known to spread a bacteria germ that can cause fever, stomach pain and a rash, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics in a new report about dangers from exotic animals. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)AP - Warning: young children should not keep hedgehogs as pets or hamsters, baby chicks, lizards and turtles, for that matter because of risks for disease.



Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Oct 2008 11:43:26 GMT

Elderly turtle pair fails to produce offspring (AP)

In this photo released by Wildlife Conservation Society, a female soft-shell turtle rests near a pool inside a zoo in Suzhou, China, May 9, 2008. Breathless scientists watched as they successfully mated. But the attempt to breed an endangered turtle's last known female with China's last known male has failed because the eggs didn't hatch, disappointed conservationists say. (AP Photo/Wildlife Conservation Society, Gerald Kuchling)AP - She's around 80 years old. He's 100. Breathless scientists watched as the world's most endangered turtles successfully mated.



Publ.Date : Sat, 04 Oct 2008 19:12:28 GMT

Free Prescription Drug Samples Pose Risk to Kids (HealthDay)
HealthDay - MONDAY, Oct. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Free prescription drug samples distributed to pediatric patients may be unsafe, research suggests.
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Oct 2008 13:03:07 GMT

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