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  1. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ


    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Armstrong of taking performance-enhancing drugs, it now appears certain that Armstrong's record seven straight Tour de France titles were won through an intricately planned doping conspiracy. ... the threat of dismissal from his squad. Armstrong, 41, retired last year. The banned blood booster erythropoietin, or EPO, was one of the key drugs taken by Armstrong and provided to teammates, ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ

    Quiz: cholesterol

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... the risk of heart disease. The study also showed that the protein impairs the effectiveness of cholesterol-reducing drugs called statins, which are used in the treatment and prevention ... are resistant to their impact on lowering blood LDL - and high blood resistin levels may be the cause. She believes the study could pave the way for revolutionary new therapeutic drugs, especially those ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ

    Quiz: High fructose corn syrup

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... this year, an association that represents the US corn refinery industry failed to gain permission from the Food and Drug Administration to change the name of HFCS. What did they want to call it? a. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ


    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... in decades, say the scientists. "Antibiotics such as tetracycline are so widely used that many acne strains have developed resistance, and drugs like Accutane, while effective, can produce risky ...



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