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November 14, 2014

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6:00 AM | Mouthrinses: trial finds alcohol-free rinses have similar effects on plaque levels to those containing alcohol
This equivalence trial compared two alcohol free mouthrinses with an alcohol containing rinse and toothbrushing alone. At 8 weeks all 4 interventions reduced interproximal bleeding with plaque reductions being significantly greater in the mouthrinse groups. There was more staining in the 3 mouthrinse groups. The post Mouthrinses: trial finds alcohol-free rinses have similar effects on plaque levels to those containing alcohol appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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5:00 AM | Mondelez International to Acquire Majority Stake in Vietnam\'s Leading Snacks Company
$370 million investment in Kinh Do Corporation's snacks business accelerates company's growth strategy in Asia Pacific.
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5:00 AM | FDA Files Injunction Against SciLabs
Series of inspections allegedly showed company failed to conduct identity testing or establish product specifications.
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12:56 AM | Pain in Osteoarthritis
Pain is the arguably the most distressing feature of osteoarthritis, affecting patients’ quality of life and ability to carry out daily routines. Why osteoarthritis is sometimes painful and others painless is yet to be explained. Efforts to develop disease-modifying drugs that could, as a consequence of disease reversion, also alleviate pain have not yet been […]
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12:22 AM | Homelessness in Chicago: This Winter, Give the Gift of Warmth
Homelessness is a multifactorial plague of our lives and there are no easy solutions. There is no monolithic definition of “homeless” in Chicago, as homelessness ranges from very transient states of homelessness to long term homelessness, or may just refer … Continue reading →
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12:15 AM | Celgene wins orphan drug award at PMEA
Company is recognised for providing early access to Imnovid in multiple myeloma
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12:15 AM | Wave adds programme manager to team
Gregor Hopkins joins from Caudex Medical
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12:01 AM | The rising prevalence of diabetes in Europe
The condition is still an unstoppable epidemic

November 13, 2014

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10:07 PM | Firefighter Accidents Are Linked to Sleep Problems
More than 60 percent of deaths of firefighters are caused by heart attacks and traffic accidents, and a new study suggests that one important cause is sleep disorders.
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9:27 PM | Think Twice Before Choosing Knee Replacement
Are people too quick to undergo knee-replacement surgery?
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7:10 PM | Join in the Tweets: Pediatricians Use Twitter To Educate Each Other About Human Trafficking
By: Alok Patel, MDEdited by: Sharon E. Chin   The Public Health IssueWhile modern day slavery might be difficult to recognize because victims don't walk around wearing labels that say "currently being trafficked", the sexual exploitation of minors - essentially children pressured or coerced into prostitution - is a growing public healthcrisis, […]
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7:02 PM | Bio-inspired bleeding control
Taking a cue from the human body’s own coagulation processes, researchers at UC Santa Barbara synthesize platelet-like nanoparticles that can do more than clot blood Stanching the free flow of […]
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7:00 PM | Want to Improve Your Putt? Try Listening to Jazz
Listening to jazz music while putting can boost your performance on the putting green, according to new university research. While any kind of music improves performance compared to listening to […]
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6:56 PM | Aggression in male chimpanzees leads to mating success
In the animal kingdom, the battle of the sexes often truly becomes a battle. Among chimpanzees, males may violently attack females, sometimes resulting in serious wounds. While unpleasant to watch, […]
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6:34 PM | Common cholesterol drug may prevent fibroid hysterectomies
Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, in collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Baylor College of Medicine and the Georgia […]
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5:23 PM | A sharper focus on branding
How does a highly-effective brand team differ from the industry standard?
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5:09 PM | NHS names drugs to be re-evaluated for Cancer Drugs Fund
Will assess cost-effectiveness of drugs including Kadcyla and Avastin
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4:10 PM | When Patients Don’t Follow Up
Should patients be held responsible for not showing up for follow-up tests and procedures? Does the medical profession have an ethical and legal duty to try to track down the individuals?
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3:18 PM | Touchdown! Rosetta’s Philae probe lands on comet
ESA’s Rosetta mission has soft-landed its Philae probe on a comet, the first time in history that such an extraordinary feat has been achieved. After a tense wait during the […]
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3:06 PM | What long term marijuana smoking does to the brain
Researchers document physical changes in brain size, structure and connectivity A new paper released in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) examines long term effects of marijuana […]
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2:00 PM | Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Rice, Beet and Kale Salad With Cider Dressing
This delicious salad resulted from an effort to create a hearty vegetarian dish while at the same time offering a delicious gluten-free option that the whole family would enjoy.
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1:02 PM | China’s old-growth forests vanishing
China’s anti-logging, conservation and ecotourism policies are accelerating the loss of old-growth forests in one of the world’s most ecologically fragile places, according to studies led by a Dartmouth College […]
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1:00 PM | Latest Supercomputers Enable High-Resolution Climate Models, Truer Simulation of Extreme Weather
Berkeley Lab researcher says climate science is entering a new golden age. Not long ago, it would have taken several years to run a high-resolution simulation on a global climate […]
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12:57 PM | Fighting crime through crowdsourcing
University of Miami researchers are developing a computing model that uses crowdsourcing to combine and optimize human efforts and machine computing, to perform complex tasks Crowdsourcing utilizes the input of […]
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12:55 PM | A Piece of the Quantum Puzzle
UCSB physicists demonstrate the high level of controllability needed to explore ideas in quantum simulations While the Martinis Lab at UC Santa Barbara has been focusing on quantum computation, former postdoctoral […]
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11:37 AM | Allergan 'close' to $60bn takeover agreement with Actavis
If successful the negotiations would scupper Valeant's hostile bid
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11:34 AM | Servier licenses device that could 'reshape' diabetes care
Tiny pump implant to deliver GLP-1 agonist
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11:22 AM | Eylea's UK launch earns Bayer PMEA success
Receives the Cello Health Award for Launch Excellence
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7:30 AM | Do you value your Mental Elf?
Today, as we publish our 1,000th blog, André Tomlin looks back at the last 3 years and reflects on the successes and the future challenges facing the Mental Elf and the National Elf Service. It's a blog that really needs your comments, so please take 5 minutes to read it and send us your thoughts :-) The post Do you value your Mental Elf? appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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6:00 AM | Dental implants: only low quality evidence for implants placed in maxillary tuberosity
This review looks at dental implants placed in the maxillary tuberosity only 5 low quality studies involving 113 patients were found in total. While good survival rates were found these should be interpreted with caution. The post Dental implants: only low quality evidence for implants placed in maxillary tuberosity appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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