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October 16, 2014

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4:09 PM | ‘Nature’s comedian’ the lemur enjoys an informative trip to the toilet
Emily loves Justin – Stop global warming – Two more […]
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4:07 PM | Adenosine can melt ‘love handles’
The number of overweight persons is greatly increasing worldwide – […]
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2:04 PM | Protecting connections in brain could halt Parkinson's
Protecting connections in brain could halt Parkinson's 16 October 2014 Researchers at University College London have been looking at the connections between nerve cells – called synapses – to find a new way to tackle Parkinson's. This post has been generated by Page2RSS
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12:51 PM | Moon saw volcanic eruptions in geologically recent times
Dark outpourings of lava gave the “man in the moon” […]
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12:49 PM | Rare genetic disease protects against bipolar disorder
A team of scientists led by researchers at the UMass […]
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10:23 AM | Strong sales in breast cancer lift Roche revenues
New products Perjeta and Kadcyla lead growth
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10:13 AM | AbbVie board recommends dropping Shire deal
Tells stakeholders to vote against merger in light of new rules on corporate tax
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10:12 AM | AstraZeneca cements links with Cambridge University
Agrees a series of collaborations in areas such as Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis
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6:30 AM | Tricyclic antidepressants for ADHD in children and adolescents: Cochrane review finds no evidence to support prescribing
Helge Hasselman summarises a Cochrane review of tricyclic antidepressants for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adolescents, which finds low quality evidence and no justification for prescribing these drugs in this group of patients. The post Tricyclic antidepressants for ADHD in children and adolescents: Cochrane review finds no evidence to support prescribing appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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5:01 AM | Anterior mandibular fractures: review suggests lag screws and 1 plate plus an arch bar were superior to 2 miniplates for fixation
This is one of a series of reviews that has looked at postoperative complications following different treatments for mandibular fractures. This review focuses on anterior mandibular fractures with the findings suggesting that lag screws and single miniplate plus an arch bar were superior to 2 miniplates The post Anterior mandibular fractures: review suggests lag screws and 1 plate plus an arch bar were superior to 2 miniplates for fixation appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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5:00 AM | Connecticut “modernizes” naturopathic scope of practice
Naturopathy has been legal in Connecticut for almost 90 years, but with a scope of practice limited to counseling and a few treatments like physiotherapy, colonic hydrotherapy and “natural substances.”  There was no specific authority to diagnose and treat.  All that changed on October 1, 2014, courtesy of the Connecticut legislature, which, in the words […]
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5:00 AM | Mediterranean Diet, Olive Oil & Nuts May Help Reverse Metabolic Syndrome
Mediterranean diets did not appear to have an effect on the number of new cases of metabolic syndrome.
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5:00 AM | Eating Breakfast May Increase Brain Chemical Involved in Regulating Food Intake & Cravings
Breakfast-skippers have lower dopamine levels, which can lead to overeating and eventual weight gain.

October 15, 2014

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11:31 PM | Eisai launches online breast cancer resource
Website includes information on the disease, treatment options and side effects
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11:30 PM | Galapagos appoints Bart Filius as chief financial officer
He joins from Sanofi where he was CFO for Europe
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11:02 PM | Using video as part of a healthcare marketing strategy
Information and entertainment are not mutually exclusive in the moving image
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9:21 PM | Heroes don’t deliberate before they act
People who risk their lives to save strangers do so […]
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9:18 PM | Positive subliminal messages on aging improve physical functioning in elderly
Older individuals who are subliminally exposed to positive stereotypes about […]
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7:51 PM | Sending Love and Hope
After only seven weeks of being pregnant, Keri Heickert’s life as she knew it was no longer. Hers was a difficult pregnancy. In the fall of 2012 at only 20 weeks along, Keri – who was carrying fraternal twin girls – was admitted to monitored bed rest in Pennsylvania Hospital’s...
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5:35 PM | Ask Well: Can Pets Get Ebola?
Ebola is found in many animals, including dogs, though cats may be immune.
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4:41 PM | EMA expands adverse event reporting website
Opens it up to all nationally-authorised medicines
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4:01 PM | Astronomers Spot Faraway Uranus-Like Planet
First “ice giant” planet found in another solar system Our […]
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3:56 PM | Antioxidant found in grapes uncorks new targets for acne treatment
ot grapes? UCLA researchers have demonstrated how resveratrol, an antioxidant […]
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3:55 PM | Obesity accelerates aging of the liver
Using a recently developed biomarker of aging known as an […]
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3:54 PM | Early childhood neglect associated with altered brain structure, ADHD
Under the rule of dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, thousands of Romanian […]
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3:52 PM | Earth’s magnetic field could flip within a human lifetime
Imagine the world waking up one morning to discover that […]
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3:49 PM | Rise of the Machines
It’s already happening: Machines, spurred by massive gains in processing […]
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3:48 PM | Study proves biodiversity buffers disease
When a community is biodiverse with many different species, the […]
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3:47 PM | House fly genome reveals expanded immune system
Scientists have sequenced the house fly genome for the first […]
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2:19 PM | Internal conflicts – on treating distress with electrodes
Part of my current placement involves working with children experiencing dystonia who are candidates for or who have had deep brain stimulation (DBS). Since I was relatively naive to the concepts, I have read up. DBS seems to be helpful to clients experiencing a range of motor-related physical problems, and is most commonly used with people experiencing Parkinson’s […]
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