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Public Release: 16-Jun-2008
Cell Cycle
Complex changes in the brain’s vascular system occur after menopause
Many women experience menopausal changes in their body including hot flashes, moodiness and fatigue, but the changes they don’t notice can be more dangerous. In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri have discovered significant changes in the brain’s vascular system when the ovaries stop producing estrogen. MU scientists predict that currently used estrogen-based hormone therapies may complicate this process and may do more harm than good in postmenopausal women.
http://tinyurl.com/44fl3t

Public Release: 16-Jun-2008
Queen’s marine biologist investigates aliens beneath the waves
Queen’s University Belfast is appealing for help from the public in looking at ways to detect and stop the spread of marine aliens.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/qub-qmb061608.php

Public Release: 16-Jun-2008
Archives of Surgery
Type and severity of combat wounds in Iraq war have changed over time
The transition in Iraq from maneuver warfare to insurgency warfare is associated with changes in the type and severity of injuries treated by surgical units of the U.S. Marine Corps, according to a report in the June issue of Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. In the second, insurgent phase of the war, injuries have been more severe, transport times longer, more injuries have occurred per individual and more soldiers have been killed in action or died of their wounds.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/jaaj-tas061208.php

Public Release: 16-Jun-2008
Annals of Internal Medicine
New study: Hearing impairment is common among adults with diabetes
Hearing impairment is common in adults with diabetes, and diabetes seems to be an independent risk factor for the condition.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/acop-nsh061008.php

Public Release: 15-Jun-2008
Nature
Ebb and flow of the sea drives world’s big extinction events
If you are curious about Earth’s periodic mass extinction events such as the sudden demise of the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, you might consider crashing asteroids and sky-darkening super volcanoes as culprits.
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2008-06/uow-eaf061308.php
“But a new study, published online today (June 15, 2008) in the journal Nature, suggests that it is the ocean, and in particular the epic ebbs and flows of sea level and sediment over the course of geologic time, that is the primary cause of the world’s periodic mass extinctions during the past 500[sc1] million years.”

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