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August 21, 2014

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12:56 PM | Emergency department nurses aren’t like the rest of us: New study
Emergency department nurses aren’t like the rest of us – […]
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12:51 PM | Laser device may end pin pricks, improve quality of life for diabetics
Princeton University researchers have developed a way to use a […]
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12:46 PM | Sea lions, not Columbus may be to blame for many Native American tuberculosis deaths
Grade school history lessons often have it that American Indians […]
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12:40 PM | Common Infections Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids
A new study suggests that colds and other minor infections […]
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12:36 PM | Power generation from the meeting of river water and seawater
Where the river meets the sea, there is the potential […]
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12:35 PM | MIT helps drones monitor their own health on long flights
In the near future, the package that you ordered online […]
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12:34 PM | Experts follow gut reaction in autism treatment study
About half of all children and adults with autism suffer […]
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12:32 PM | How lizards regenerate their tails: researchers discover genetic ‘recipe’
By understanding the secret of how lizards regenerate their tails, […]
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12:29 PM | The ABCs of Animal Speech: Not So Random After All
The calls of many animals, from whales to wolves, might […]
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10:06 AM | FDA gives green light to Genzyme’s oral Gaucher drug
Oral therapy Cerdelga is set to complement intravenous Cerezyme
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10:00 AM | Tens of millions for CAM research — and it’s all on your dime
The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) was signed on September 26, 2006. The intent is to empower every American with the ability to hold the government accountable for each spending decision. The end result is to reduce wasteful spending in the government. The FFATA legislation requires information on federal awards (federal financial assistance […]
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9:50 AM | Illumina partners with pharma majors on cancer diagnostic
Will work with AstraZeneca, Janssen and Sanofi to develop gene sequencing tool
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8:05 AM | Everything I needed to learn about life I learned from Robin Williams
They say everyone grieves differently. I have never – never – cried for a celebrity’s death. I feel shock, sorrow and sadness. I feel sympathy for the family. But I did not know that person. I only knew a tiny slice of them, of who they were, of what they let us see. They were only a […]
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6:30 AM | Mental disorders after critical illness: depression, PTSD and functional disability in survivors of intensive care
The BRAIN-ICU prospective cohort study published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine looks at mental health outcomes and functional disabilities in a general ICU population. It explores the hypothesis that depressive symptoms after discharge are more often somatic (i.e. bodily complaints) than cognitive-affective (i.e. thought-related and mood-related complaints). The post Mental disorders after critical illness: depression, PTSD and functional disability in survivors of intensive care appeared […]
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5:00 AM | Review suggests that surgical anchorage is more effective than conventional anchorage for orthodontic treatment
This recent update of a Cochrane review considers the question as to whether surgical or conventional anchorage is more effective. Surgical anchorage was more effective but there is limited information on patient reported outcomes such as pain. The post Review suggests that surgical anchorage is more effective than conventional anchorage for orthodontic treatment appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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5:00 AM | Edible Vegetable Waste Could Be Turned Into Biodegradable Plastic
Research published in the American Chemical Society journal Macromolecules.
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5:00 AM | NAD Recommends Chobani Discontinue ‘Farmland’ Yogurt Commercial, Modify Facebook Ads
Challenge brought about by General Mills, the maker of Yoplait yogurt products.
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4:03 AM | Food and the Dying Patient
The medicalization of food deprives the dying of some of the last remnants of the human experience: taste, smell, touch and connection to loved ones.
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4:01 AM | Is Breakfast Overrated?
Researchers are questioning the assumptions behind morning meals.
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4:01 AM | Clinical trials of integrative medicine: testing whether magic works?
I just thought that I’d take the editor’s (and, speaking for Steve, the founder’s) prerogative to promote our own efforts. Regular readers of SBM are familiar with our message with respect to randomized clinical trials of highly implausible “complementary and alternative medicine” treatments, such as homeopathy or reiki. Well, believe it or not, Steve and […]
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12:39 AM | USA Nuclear Regulatory Commission the victim of cyber attacks
Originally posted on nuclear-news:U.S. government’s nuclear watchdog victim of cyber attacks -report, Yahoo7 News  August 20, 2014, By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was “successfully hacked” three times in recent years in attacks involving tainted emails, according to an internal investigation on cyber attacks at the agency, Nextgov.com reported on…

August 20, 2014

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11:16 PM | BMS and Celgene to research cancer immunotherapy combo
Companies will study combination of nivolumab and Abraxane
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11:16 PM | MHRA launches online oral anticoagulation module
Aims to help healthcare professionals understand new blood clot treatments
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11:16 PM | Have we all gone tablet daft?
We need to think of new devices simply as an aid to selling
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11:15 PM | Allergan appoints financial head
Jim Hindman named chief financial officer
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11:07 PM | Sue Ryder appoints head of PR, celebrity and communications
Susan Fiddian joins charity focused on hospice and end-of-life care needs
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10:12 PM | What Is So Special About Iyengar Yoga?
This week the international yoga community said goodbye to B.K.S. Iyengar, a favorite teacher credited with bringing yoga to the Western world. One of his students, Carrie Owerko, a New York yoga teacher, talked about what makes Iyengar yoga so special.
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5:31 PM | Fish as Brain Food
Eating fish is associated with an increase in brain volume, but it is apparently not because of its omega-3 content, a new study of older adults has found.
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4:17 PM | Video Post – 5 Tools Everyone Should Own
In today’s video post, I talk about 5 tools everyone should own to assist in daily maintenance and recovery of their bodies – specifically their muscles, which can get very tight from non-deal lifestyle factors, sports, or training. Be sure to go to Science for Fitness’ YouTube channel and subscribe if you haven’t already.
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4:00 PM | RNA-targeted drug candidate for Lou Gehrig’s disease found  
By targeting RNA molecules that tangle and clump in the […]
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