Daily Archives: August 9, 2012

CDC: Fewer motorcyclists die in states that require helmets

The AP reports, “Fewer motorcyclists die in states that require helmets, and the costs to society are lower too, according to a new federal study.” Approximately “five times as many no-helmet biker deaths occur in states with less restrictive laws, … Continue reading

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Vein grown from patient’s own stem cells successfully transplanted

Bloomberg BusinessWeek reports, “The first vein grown from a patient’s own stem cells was successfully transplanted into a 10-year-old girl, potentially offering a way for those lacking healthy veins to undergo dialysis or heart bypass surgery.”

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