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October 24, 2014

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1:05 PM | The Advanced 7-Minute Workout
A new, more technically demanding regimen than the original 7-Minute Workout, one that requires a couple of dumbbells but still takes only seven minutes. With a free app that you can use on your phone or other device.
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1:03 PM | For a 7-Minute Workout, Download Our New App
The New York Times is offering a free mobile app for the popular Scientific 7-minute Workout and the new Advanced 7-minute Workout.
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12:50 PM | Roundabout RNA: How Circular RNAs Form
Penn scientists are at the forefront of exploring and pushing back the boundaries of the bewilderingly complex world of RNA.And, Jeremy Wilusz, PhD, a new faculty member in the department of Biochemistry & Biophysics, is adding to that knowledge with a recently published paper in Genes & Development on circular RNAs.
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10:48 AM | EU boost for GSK's Ebola vaccine research
And EMA says it' poised to assess possible vaccines or treatments
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9:31 AM | Celgene signs $1bn immunotherapy collaboration with Sutro
Includes exclusive option to acquire the San Francisco-based biotech
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8:25 AM | UK landmarks turn pink for breast cancer
Breast Cancer Campaign encourages people to Wear It Pink
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6:50 AM | Facebook: mobile is not a technology, it's a consumer behaviour
Social network gives pharma marketers attending ThinkDigital some tips
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3:28 AM | Excerpt: Child Maltreatment Alters Hormone Levels Linked to Obesity
Children who are maltreated may be at an increased risk of obesity and inflammatory disorders because of low levels of leptin—a hormone involved in regulating appetite, according to new research from King's College London.Dr. Andrea Danese, from the MRC Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre and the Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's, who led the study, said: "Previous studies […]
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1:41 AM | Can You Get Ebola From a Bowling Ball?
There is no evidence that Ebola has been passed, as colds or flu sometimes are, by touching surfaces that someone else touched after sneezing into their hand.

October 23, 2014

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11:16 PM | Cubist picks Robert Perez as its new CEO
He replaces Michael Bonney who will continue as chair
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11:15 PM | EC: medicines to remain part of health directorate
Juncker U-turns on decision to move drugs to enterprise and industry
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11:02 PM | VIDEO: Switching to a virtual health service
Ali Parsa, CEO and founder of babylon, discusses the benefits of conducting healthcare consultations via a smartphone
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11:02 PM | J&J names head of marketing for Northern Europe
Yana Ignatova joins from Procter & Gamble
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8:00 PM | Does Suboxone Cause SIDS?
Originally posted 1/13/2013 In a recent Google search about Suboxone and pregnancy, one of the top links included the frightening statement that Suboxone and buprenorphine have been linked to SIDS or sudden infant death syndrome, commonly called ‘crib death.’ The statement was from a health forum where a woman wrote about taking Suboxone during pregnancy.  She […]
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3:42 PM | Living With Schizophrenia: Coffee and Friends
Getting to trust people well enough to call them a friend takes a lot of work. It’s especially hard when you are living with schizophrenia and think everyone is making fun of you.
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2:54 PM | Giving the Doctor a Second Chance
“Someone had said you were a good doctor,” my patient said derisively, “but I was not impressed.” What had I done?
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2:32 PM | What Monkeys Can Teach Us About Pitching in the World Series
Storied baseball pitchers are renowned for consistently throwing strike after […]
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2:31 PM | Fast modeling of cancer mutations
New genome-editing technique enables rapid analysis of genes mutated in […]
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2:30 PM | Microscopic ‘walkers’ find their way across cell surfaces
Nature has developed a wide variety of methods for guiding […]
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1:10 PM | Milk Choice May Affect Vitamin D Levels
Children who drink rice, almond or soy milk instead of cow’s milk may have insufficient levels of vitamin D.
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1:00 PM | Lessons from the dubious rise and inevitable fall of green coffee beans
News this week that a randomized controlled trial of green coffee bean (GCB) has been officially retracted from the medical literature signals what is hopefully the end to one of the most questionable diet products to appear on the market in years. Plucked from obscurity and then subjected to bogus research, it’s now clear that […]
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1:00 PM | Everything you ever wanted to know about breast fat but were afraid to ask
Before I begin, I should admit that the title of this post probably oversells the depth and breadth of the content that follows.  In fact, this post is going to focus exclusively on the one breast-related issue on which I … Continue reading »
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10:27 AM | GSK to sell off part of its HIV venture ViiV Healthcare
And sets out new restructure programme as US Seretide sales hit
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9:49 AM | Bayer’s Xarelto wins another NICE recommendation
Deemed cost-effective use of NHS resources to prevent blood clots following a heart attack
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9:46 AM | Roche outlines $3bn expansion for its Basel site
Decade-long programme will see the Swiss pharma company boost its presence in its home city
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6:30 AM | Do mental health websites improve help-seeking in adolescents?
Maxine Howard summarises the findings of a recent review of online mental health services for young people, which finds little evidence to suggest that websites increase help-seeking in adolescents. The post Do mental health websites improve help-seeking in adolescents? appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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5:01 AM | Compete dentures: no difference between simplified and traditional approaches to fabrication
Today we look at a review that compares simplified approaches with traditional methods for constructing complete dentures. 3 small trials reported in 6 papers suggest some advantages of the simplified approach over the traditional. However studies are small and of short duration. The post Compete dentures: no difference between simplified and traditional approaches to fabrication appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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5:00 AM | Resveratrol May Boost Spinal Bone Density in Men with Metabolic Syndrome
Study suggests compound found in red wine has potential as osteoporosis treatment.
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5:00 AM | Private Label Foods & Beverages Making Healthy Eating Affordable
Retail dollar sales of private label food and beverages will grow by a CAGR of 4% to reach $122 billion in 2018.
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5:00 AM | Conscious Consumers Impacted by Health, Safety and Sustainability
Americans are willing to spend 31% extra per week on safe and sustainably produced grocery food.
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