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April 09, 2014

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1:03 PM | Processing new information during sleep compromises memory
Animal study highlights importance of brain activity during sleep for […]
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1:01 PM | Is the power grid too big?
Right-sizing the grid could reduce blackout risk, according to new […]
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12:58 PM | Physical activity helps older brains
Physical activity in midlife seems to protect from dementia in […]
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12:52 PM | Why binge drinkers are slower to heal from their wounds
People who are injured while binge drinking are much slower […]
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12:48 PM | A Smile Makes A Big Difference
Eleanor Ball, who welcomes patients at the main entrance of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, greets everyone with a smile. “Most people are scared when they come in,” she said. “When they see a smile, it makes a big difference.” A smile is just one component of how...
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12:45 PM | A new twist makes for better steel, researchers find
Researchers from Brown University and universities in China have found […]
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12:44 PM | Sea otters can get the flu, too
Human H1N1 pandemic virus infected Washington state sea otters Northern […]
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12:42 PM | Chance meeting creates celestial diamond ring
Most stars with masses similar to that of our Sun […]
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12:23 PM | Why Do Cancer Surgeons Cure More Patients Than Medical Oncologists?
    Robert A. Nagourney, M.D.   Who does it really serve when a clinical trial involving 597 patients results in an increase in survival by 10 days?   read more
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11:55 AM | Another Damning Homeopathy Report
What will it take? That is the lingering question, one that has significant implications for the legitimacy and effectiveness of our professional and regulatory institutions. Homeopathy is 100% pure nonsense. It is one of the so-called “alternative” medical systems that has absolutely no basis in reality. It is magic-based medicine. It is based on two-centuries-old […]
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11:30 AM | Paranoid Schizophrenia and Paradoxical Intervention
Psychotic ideation is delusional and illusory. One cannot simply convey to a psychotic individual that he has a valid perspective. To an extent, it has been traditionally asserted in the field of mental health that one should not affirm the psychotic beliefs of the schizophrenic. Contrarily, some clinicians believe that one should persistently deny the […]
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10:42 AM | Humira still the biggest pharma brand
The industry’s best-selling products revealed in the latest PMLiVE Top Pharma List figures
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10:11 AM | Teva launches first generic of GSK's Lovaza in US
Will have six months of marketing exclusivity for copy of cardiovascular drug
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9:55 AM | Boost for UK bioscience as MedCity launches
London Mayor Boris Johnson declares ‘golden trial’ of medical research
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9:45 AM | Boehringer’s Pradaxa wins FDA backing for DVT
 Anticoagulant sees uses expanded in the US
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4:01 AM | Are You Programmed to Enjoy Exercise?
According to an eye-opening new genetics study of lab rats, the motivation to exercise — or not — may be at least partly inherited.
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3:42 AM | National Public Health Week: Start Here
The theme for National Public Health Week (NPHW) 2014 is Public Health: Start Here.

April 08, 2014

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11:16 PM | McCann Health joins Spanish advertising agency network
Marketing firm signs up to Spanish Association of Advertising Agencies of Health (AEAPS)
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11:15 PM | Parexel strengthens clinical leadership
Accenture MD Roland Andersson and Grunenthal’s Thomas Senderovitz join CRO
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11:01 PM | Back to mobile basics
Texting as part of a wider healthcare plan
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4:42 PM | Hospitals Safer Than Homes for Births
A new analysis suggests that giving birth in a hospital is considerably safer than having a baby at home or in a birth center.
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3:57 PM | Sniff of ketamine confers rapid antidepressant effect in depression
Cautiously optimistic that door could swing open to a new […]
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3:55 PM | The surprising truth about obsessive-compulsive thinking
International study finds that 94 per cent of people experience […]
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1:48 PM | No Magic Number - Penn Medicine Researcher to Be Among Architects of New National Sleep Recommendations
We’ve all heard it before…“sleep experts recommend you get 7 – 8 hours of sleep per night for optimal health.” But is that true for everyone? The answer is there really is no magic number. “For years, members of the sleep research and clinical community have been discussing the issue...
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12:58 PM | Sharks Sense Prey in Surprising Ways During Pioneering Study
A team of scientists have unmasked the intricacies of how […]
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12:56 PM | Genetic predisposition to liking speed cuts risk of schizophrenia, ADHD
Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active […]
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12:55 PM | Faster eye responses in Chinese people not down to culture
New research from University of Liverpool scientists has cast doubt […]
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12:54 PM | Antimicrobial from soaps promotes bacteria buildup in human noses
An antimicrobial agent found in common household soaps, shampoos and […]
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12:53 PM | Spinal stimulation helps 4 paralyzed patients regain voluntary movement
Four people with paraplegia are able to voluntarily move previously […]
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12:51 PM | Are Southern death-row inmates more polite?
Southern states are known to uphold a culture of honor […]
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