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July 30, 2014

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11:00 AM | Vitamin B12 Deficiency and its Neurological Consequences
B complex vitamins are important for various functions of the human body. Be it energy production, body defense mechanisms, or red blood cell formation, the B group vitamins play pivotal roles and carry on the functions by working in tandem or all alone. Vitamin B12, in particular, has a great impact on neurological health. When […]
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10:01 AM | Amgen cuts workforce and facilities despite profit leap
US biopharma plans 12-15 per cent workforce reduction
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9:46 AM | European licence for BMS/Pfizer's Eliquis in DVT and PE
Anticoagulant catches up with Bayer's Xarelto and Boehringer's Pradaxa
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9:12 AM | Merck Serono enters anti-PD-1 fray
Moves skin cancer antibody candidate into phase II trials
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6:30 AM | Joint crisis plans: cost-effective for whom?
Chris Sampson looks at the economic outcomes of a recent RCT of joint crisis plans to reduce compulsory treatment for people with psychosis. The study reports the potential for gains specifically among Black patients. The post Joint crisis plans: cost-effective for whom? appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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5:00 AM | Review finds limited evidence for laser treatment in comparison to conventional treatment of peri-implantitis
Peri-implantitis is a common reason for the failure of dental implants and a number of different treatments for managing this condition have been suggested (Dental Elf 26th Jan 2012). The aim of this review was to assess whether laser therapy was effective either as a monotherapy or as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of [read the full story...]
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5:00 AM | Study Finds Calcium is Safe for Women’s Hearts\n
The trail found no increased risk of coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality in post-menopausal women supplementing with calcium and vitamin D.
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5:00 AM | Study Finds Supplementation is the Best Way to Improve Vitamin D Levels
Researchers find that "vitamin D supplementation is a safe, cost effective and potent way to increase vitamin D levels."
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5:00 AM | ABC Published the 500th Issue of HerbClip
HerbClip provides members with reviews of clinical research, regulation, market information, and conservation and sustainability developments.
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5:00 AM | U.S. Supplements Market to Maintain Growth Above 6% Through 2018
The report forecasts the nutritional supplements market will reach of $16.4 billion in 2018.
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4:01 AM | Running 5 Minutes a Day Has Long-Lasting Benefits
Even small amounts of vigorous exercise could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality.

July 29, 2014

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11:15 PM | Roche wins Euorpean approval for new leukaemia drug
Gazyvaro now available for use in treatment of blood cancer in the EU
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11:00 PM | Walgreens’ head of pharmacy to step down
Kermit Crawford plans to retire
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9:33 PM | Nature reports blood abnormalities in monkeys near Fukushima
There was a recent report in Nature about two groups of monkeys.   One group was in Fukushima, and the other group was about 70 km away.  The report stated: Compared with Shimokita monkeys, Fukushima monkeys had significantly low white and red blood cell counts, hemoglobin, and hematocrit, and the white blood cell count in […]
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9:11 PM | On the endangered reactors list: Pilgrim and Columbia?
Originally posted on GreenWorld:Massachusetts Governor Patrick Deval told a group of anti-nuclear protestors yesterday that he supports shutdown of the Pilgrim reactor near Cape Cod. He added that he would write a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners asking them to close the reactor but said, “It doesn’t matter what I think.” Massachusetts’ Pilgrim…
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9:06 PM | Nuclear reactors and childhood leukemia: the risk exists.
Originally posted on GreenWorld:Part of the massive Sellafield nuclear complex in the U.K. Photo from Greenpeace UK. The issue of whether children living near nuclear reactors are more susceptible to childhood leukemia has long been a controversial issue, especially in Europe, where numerous studies have found significantly increased risk for leukemia among children living…
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4:35 PM | New anti-inflammatory drug shows promise for Parkinson's
New anti-inflammatory drug shows promise for Parkinson's 29 July 2014 Researchers in America have discovered a new drug that may be able to protect nerve cells from dying in people with Parkinson's. This post has been generated by Page2RSS
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3:42 PM | PMCPA looks to app to simplify the APBI Code of Practice
Code regulator takes 'digitally-led' approach in partnership with The Earthworks
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3:14 PM | An Inside Look at an Academic Medical Journal
Henry Kranzler, MD, Penn professor and director of the Center for Studies of Addiction, has been a leader in research on alcohol dependence for 25 years. His work has contributed to an understanding of the genetic risk factors that contribute to alcohol dependence, and he has designed and conducted several...
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12:41 PM | New protein structure could help treat Alzheimer’s, related diseases
There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms […]
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12:38 PM | What 6.9 million clicks tell us about how to fix online education
The rise of online education and massively open online courses […]
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12:37 PM | Regulations only a first step in cutting emissions
Regulations only a first step in cutting emissions MIT study […]
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12:35 PM | Viewing Dentistry in a New Light
New tools are coming soon that could replace traditional dental […]
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12:32 PM | Stem Cell Advance May Increase Efficiency of Tissue Regeneration
A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a […]
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12:30 PM | Historically black and Hispanic-serving colleges performing better than thought
Minority students who attend historically black or Hispanic-serving colleges are […]
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12:29 PM | Google searches hold key to future market crashes
A team of researchers from Warwick Business School and Boston […]
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12:28 PM | Memory relies on astrocytes, the brain’s lesser known cells
Salk scientists show that the little-known supportive cells are vital […]
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12:26 PM | Migraine surgery provides significant symptom relief
More than half of those in small Massachusetts General study […]
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12:25 PM | Healthy lifestyle may buffer against stress-related cell aging
UC San Francisco study suggests healthy diet, sleep and exercise […]
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10:25 AM | J&J’s Imbruvica wins new cancer indication
FDA backs drug’s use in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia patients with genetic mutation
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