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April 14, 2014

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1:35 PM | A molecular approach to solar power
It’s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be […]
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1:33 PM | Saturn’s hexagon: An amazing phenomenon
In 1980 and 1981 NASA’s Voyager 1 and 2 space […]
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1:08 PM | Beyond Standing Desks
To reduce sitting time, workplace culture needs to change.
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10:13 AM | Oral hepatitis C regimens tackle advanced liver disease
 New data released at the International Liver Congress by AbbVie, Merck & Co and Gilead
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9:53 AM | GSK under investigation in Poland for 'camouflaged bribes'
A regional manager and 11 doctors have been charged, according to a BBC report
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9:39 AM | Google Glass enters Parkinson's trials
The smart glasses' potential will be evaluated as a patient assistant aid
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8:35 AM | EMA to carry out four safety reviews
And recommends against combination of medicines affecting RAS system in latest PRAC highlights
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8:27 AM | Pfizer’s Emms takes up ABPI presidency
He succeeds MSD’s Deepak Khanna at the UK pharma industry body
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7:03 AM | Bill and Hillary Clinton go woo with Mark Hyman and “functional medicine”
Dug the Dog strikes again. I was all set to write about a mass of pseudoscience published in a prominent online news/comment site, one that addressed a topic near and not-so-dear to my heart, mainly EMF and cell phone radiation as an alleged cause of cancer and many health problems. Ready to rip into it […]
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7:03 AM | Bill and Hillary Clinton go woo with Dr. Mark Hyman and “functional medicine”
Dug the Dog strikes again. I was all set to write about a mass of pseudoscience published in a prominent online news/comment site, one that addressed a topic near and not-so-dear to my heart, mainly EMF and cell phone radiation as an alleged cause of cancer and many health problems. Ready to rip into it […]
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6:06 AM | Sunlight generates hydrogen in new porous silicon
Porous silicon manufactured in a bottom up procedure using solar […]
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6:03 AM | How a Silly Putty ingredient could advance stem cell therapies
The sponginess of the environment where human embryonic stem cells […]
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6:03 AM | Glasses strong as steel: A fast way to find the best
Scientists at Yale University have devised a dramatically faster way […]
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6:01 AM | New mouse model could revolutionize Alzheimer’s research
Alzheimer’s disease, the primary cause of dementia in the elderly, […]
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5:00 AM | Supplement Use More Prevalent Than NHANES Suggests
Users take supplements to improve overall health, fill nutrient gaps, according to published review based on CRN data.
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5:00 AM | Chinese Herbal Medicine May Offer Potential in Treating Hepatitis C
In vitro study suggests compound extracted from herb found in certain regions of Taiwan and Southern China blocks inhibit hepatitis C virus activity.
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5:00 AM | Severe Obesity on the Rise Among U.S. Children
Analysis finds that all classes of obesity in children have increased over the last 14 years.
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4:01 AM | A Number That May Not Add Up
As a measure of overweight, obesity and health, the body mass index has plenty of drawbacks, researchers say.

April 13, 2014

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11:19 PM | Tweet: I’d be ashamed of being a QLDer if I wasn’t alread…
I’d be ashamed of being a QLDer if I wasn’t already ashamed of being Australian. #Science #HumanRights #NameYourOwnTopic
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11:15 PM | This month in 1917: A tale of two Mercks
US enters World War I severing ties between Merck & Co and its German parent
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10:12 PM | Tweet: Didn’t log on all weekend and missed the #YoManusc…
Didn’t log on all weekend and missed the #YoManuscript stream of hilarity. Funny funny stuff.
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8:26 PM | Public Health in the News – April 13
Global West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is spreading to other countries. Some patients, however, have recovered enough to return to their homes. Meanwhile, NPR reports that one drug on the horizon may be able to target the Ebola virus. A recent study has found that global health funding has increased over the past several years. Research […]
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5:23 PM | Antennae Help Flies ‘Cruise’ In Gusty Winds
Caltech researchers uncover a mechanism for how fruit flies regulate […]
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3:18 PM | Research Finds Chips With Olestra Cause Body Toxins to Dip
According to a clinical trial led by University of Cincinnati […]
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3:16 PM | Researchers bolster development of programmable quantum computers
University of Chicago researchers and their colleagues at University College […]
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3:15 PM | Greenland ice cores show industrial record of acid rain, success of U.S. Clean Air Act
The rise and fall of acid rain is a global […]
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11:30 AM | Empathy and Stress – Women Are the Stronger Sex
I learned many of life’s great lessons while watching Audrey Hepburn movies with my grandmother. To this day, I cannot hear the word “empathy” without being reminded of the first time I heard that word in the movie Funny Face. Empathy is difficult to study, owing to its many dimensions and facets, but it is […]
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10:06 AM | New Chinese herbal medicine has significant potential in treating hepatitis C
Data from a late-breaking abstract presented at the International Liver […]
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10:01 AM | Splice Variants Reveal Connections Among Autism Genes
A team of researchers from the University of California, San […]
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7:30 AM | Patient Experience: “What Bronllys taught me about pacing.”
In 2012, Maya, who had tried to cope with ME/CFS on her own for many years, attended a pain management centre in Wales, U.K., and is now able to achieve more through pacing and acceptance, than she had been able to before the course… My name is Maya, I’m 42 and live in Mid- Wales. I have had ME for 8 years, am mostly housebound and use a wheelchair outside. In April 2012, I underwent a three week residential ME/CFS management programme at Bronllys Pain and Fatigue Management […]
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