2010 marks the 10th anniversary of one of the biggest achievements in science and technology - sequencing of the human genome. Back in 2000, on June 25, two teams, one which was funded by the American Government and the other which was spearheaded by an independent expert, together announced that they had managed to complete a first ever draft all the As, Cs, Gs and Ts in the human DNA.
April is celebrated as the national Child Abuse Prevention Month, with local organizations working hard in a bid to raise awareness related to this serious menace.
The Children's Advocacy Center of Grayson County, in conglomeration with the law enforcement and Child Protective Services, on a daily basis aims towards helping children who have been abused or neglected.
IMS Health has revealed that spending on prescription drugs had topped $300 billion in the U. S. last year, soaring by 5.1% despite the economic meltdown, surpassing the 1.8% growth rate witnessed in 2008.
However, the rate of growth registered historically low levels, reinforcing the difficulties brand-name drug makers face relying on the U. S. market to boost revenue.