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November 13, 2014

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5:00 AM | Capstone Nutrition Offers Development & Manufacturing
Integrity Nutraceuticals and Cornerstone Research & Development join forces to provide OTC development and manufacturing.
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5:00 AM | Environment Committee Backs Flexibility for EU Countries to Ban GMO Crops
Group supports rights of member states to ban GMO crops on environmental grounds.
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2:37 AM | Marijuana Statistics vs. Perception
Who smokes cannabis, and how much?(First published 12/27/2013)Most statistical surveys of marijuana focus on a single quantitative measurement: How many people are using? But there’s a problem: More marijuana use does not necessarily translate into more marijuana users. And that’s because a clear majority of the consumption, and black market dollars, come from the heaviest smokers.Drug policy researchers at the RAND corporation decided that frequency of use and amount of consumption […]
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12:37 AM | Suboxone Abuse Pt I
First Posted 8/11/2013 We’ve all read articles about the epidemic of opioid dependence during the past ten years.  We’ve heard the concern over pain medications being overly-prescribed by some physicians.  Some of us older docs even remember the claims, by the Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation and other medical watchdogs, that physicians were undertreating pain and […]
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12:16 AM | inVentiv adds Joanne Wunder to leadership team
Joins PR unit Biosector 2
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12:01 AM | Using humour in healthcare marketing
Is laughter the best medicine?

November 12, 2014

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10:03 PM | Medical school at 50: on being a very non-traditional medical student.
I stopped writing about health research some time last summer and started medical school.  I am on the fence about starting a new blog devoted solely to providing insights and information for people considering medical school late in their careers.  I hope to continue writing about science and health.  I also hope to continue research […] The post Medical school at 50: on being a very non-traditional medical student. appeared first on WODMasters: Stiff Competition.
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9:28 PM | Eisai's cancer cookbook wins CSR award
Around the Kitchen Table project see success at PMEA 2014
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9:28 PM | Eylea UK launch earns Bayer PMEA success
Receives the Cello Health Award for Launch Excellence
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9:27 PM | AbbVie takes home company of the year at PMEA 2014
Firm is rewarded for its patient-focus
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8:38 PM | Penn Medicine Day in the Life 2014
It’s fall, and with fall come a few annual traditions: the leaves changing color, pumpkin spice everything, Christmas decorations a full two months early, and — most relevant to us here at Penn Medicine — the Day in the Life project. It’s a yearly visual documentation of life here at...
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6:37 PM | Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Bread Salad Inspired by Stuffing
A reader, Jessica Benoit, offers this fall version of panzanella, inspired by her first Thanksgiving abroad and thoughts of the traditional stuffing her family ate during holidays in New England.
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4:16 PM | Website Explores Sugar’s Effects on Health
SugarScience.org, a new website, seeks to educate the public on how too much sugar makes people sick.
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3:57 PM | Single molecular switch may contribute to major aging-related diseases
Blocking effects of nitric oxide on SIRT1 protein could disrupt inflammation associated with diabetes, atherosclerosis, Parkinson’s disease A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has identified what appears […]
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3:47 PM | Could smoking cigarettes make you a better runner?
(Image source) A few years ago the Canadian Medical Association Journal published a fascinating article by Ken Myers discussing the (as-yet unexamined) benefits of cigarette smoking on endurance running performance.  Ken is a friend and elite distance runner (we used … Continue reading »
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3:09 PM | 12 November 2014
12 November 2014 This post has been generated by Page2RSS
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1:44 PM | Bilingual brains better equipped to process information
Forget Sudoku: Speaking multiple languages routinely exercises the brain Speaking more than one language is good for the brain, according to new research that indicates bilingual speakers process information more […]
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1:42 PM | Oral cancer-causing HPV may spread through oral and genital routes
McGill study helps identify those most at risk for oral human papillomavirus Oral human papillomavirus (HPV) infections were more common among men who had female partners with oral and/or genital […]
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1:29 PM | Altered milk protein can deliver AIDS drug to infants
A novel method of altering a protein in milk to bind with an antiretroviral drug promises to greatly improve treatment for infants and young children suffering from HIV/AIDS, according to […]
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1:27 PM | Hope for those with social anxiety disorder: You may already be someone’s best friend
People with social anxiety come across better than they might think, study finds Making friends is often extremely difficult for people with social anxiety disorder and to make matters worse, […]
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1:25 PM | Study Blocks Multiple Sclerosis Relapses in Mice
In multiple sclerosis, the immune system goes rogue, improperly attacking the body’s own central nervous system. Mobility problems and cognitive impairments may arise as the nerve cells become damaged. In […]
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1:22 PM | Facial structure predicts goals, fouls among World Cup soccer players
The structure of a soccer player’s face can predict his performance on the field—including his likelihood of scoring goals, making assists and committing fouls—according to a study led by a […]
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1:20 PM | Combining forensic art and technology to catch criminals
Hand-drawn forensic sketches based on witness descriptions are a traditional yet time-consuming method used to catch criminals. But in some cases, authorities don’t have the luxury of time. A new […]
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1:16 PM | Months after IED blasts, vision may fade
A new study examines the mystery of why veterans can lose their vision long after combat, and what can be done about the problem. Veterans aren’t surprised when they suffer […]
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1:08 PM | Stroke Death from Chiropractic Neck Manipulation
Case reports are perhaps the weakest form of medical evidence. They are essentially well-documented anecdotes. They do serve a useful purpose, however. They can illuminate possible correlations, the natural course of illness and treatment, and serve as cautionary tales regarding possible mistakes, risks and complications. I say “possible” because they are useful mainly for generating […]
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1:06 PM | Atomic timekeeping, on the go
New approach may enable more stable and accurate portable atomic clocks. What time is it? The answer, no matter what your initial reference may be — a wristwatch, a smartphone, […]
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11:13 AM | Takeda enlists GE's aid to tackle liver fibrosis epidemic
Non-alcoholic liver disease has doubled in the last 20 years
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11:06 AM | Picturing Parkinson's - beauty in our brains revealed
Picturing Parkinson's - beauty in our brains revealed 6 November 2014 We've announced the top images in our 'Picturing Parkinson's' competition, celebrating the beauty in the research we fund. This post has been generated by Page2RSS
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10:22 AM | Amgen and AZ's psoriasis antibody beats Stelara in study
Brodalumab cleared all skin lesions in 37% compared to Stelara’s 18.5%
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10:12 AM | NICE wants more evidence on skin damage technologies
But ‘spray-on-skin’ and clothes to prevent ulcers can still be used on NHS
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