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October 30, 2014

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12:16 AM | Farmaindustria names Antoni Esteve as president
Will hold the position for the next two years
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12:16 AM | GlobalData makes Americas appointment
Sean Hu has 18 years experience in life sciences consulting
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12:15 AM | Guidance is no barrier to engaging on Twitter
Five simple, compliant tactics for European pharma marketers to consider

October 29, 2014

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8:29 PM | Microbial Diversity: sometimes you have it, sometimes you don’t
This past January I wanted to see what would happen to my gut flora if I adopted a hunter-gatherer diet for a week – eating the plants, animals and drinking the same water as the Hadza hunter-gatherers of east Africa that I was working with. Among other hypothesis I wanted to test, would immersing myself [...]The post Microbial Diversity: sometimes you have it, sometimes you don’t appeared first on Human Food Project.
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7:11 PM | Knowing Cancer Risk May Not Affect Screening Rates
Telling people of their potential increased risk of colon cancer did not spur them to get the recommended screening.
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5:11 PM | Ask Well: Is the Ebola Epidemic Ending in Africa?
Groups like Doctors Without Borders are reporting that they suddenly have far more beds than patients in West Africa, but it is unclear whether the Ebola epidemic is truly waning.
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4:41 PM | This is Why There are So Many Defibrillators in Casinos
Gamblers beware. Nadavspi (Wikimedia Commons)My brief experience in a casino was pretty typical, I’d say.Flashing lights. The faint smell of booze. Not much chatter among patrons. The sounds of dice rolling, machines buzzing, and coins clanking. The same butts inhabiting the same stools for hours on end. Everything you see on TV or in the movies is fairly accurate, to my untrained eye.But one thing I didn’t notice in either the movies or real life, likely due in part to the gaudy […]
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3:59 PM | Japanese doctors intimidated against linking Fukushima cancers, illnesses to nuclear radiation
Truly Frightening”: Doctors being threatened for linking illnesses to Fukushima — Strange tumors, kids dying, pets dying — Much higher incidences of whole range of health problems reported — Experts: 1,000,000 cancers, plus many other ailments possible (AUDIO & VIDEO) […]
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3:23 PM | Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm  
The control of modern infrastructure such as intelligent power grids […]
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3:20 PM | Smoke and haze over China
Smoke and haze hang over a large portion of eastern […]
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3:00 PM | DYOG i-stapps #exergaming
Develop Your Own Game (DYOG) using Nyon's hardware connected to your smartphone or tablet to get your kids (or yourself) more active). As an open-source Kickstarter campaign that only got about... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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12:30 PM | Shaking up cell biology: Researchers focus in on decades old mystery
Elvis did it, Michael Jackson did it, and so do […]
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12:27 PM | Arsenic in drinking water linked to 50% drop in breast cancer deaths
One typically does not hear talk of the health benefits […]
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12:23 PM | Obama airs concerns about Ebola quarantine policies
In the ongoing debate over levels of quarantine for health […]
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12:22 PM | Being Overweight May Be Deadlier Than We Think
The study was so explosive that an entire Harvard conference […]
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12:18 PM | SBM on Wikipedia in Every Language
One of the most interesting aspects of living through the second half of the 20th century and into the first half of the 21st century is the profound change in access to information. I remember in the 1980s there was a buzz (at least among technophiles and science fiction nerds) about how computers were going […]
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11:55 AM | BMS taps F-star Alpha for immuno-oncology drug
Drug in development for breast and stomach cancers
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11:29 AM | Sanofi board votes out CEO Viehbacher
Unanimous decision ends weeks of speculation
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11:19 AM | 117,000 hepatitis C patients receive Sovaldi so far
Breakthrough drug has made $8.5bn for Gilead this year
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10:28 AM | Charity demands action on cancer drug prices in UK
Breakthrough Breast Cancer wants commitment from all political parties
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7:30 AM | CBT versus psychodynamic psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder: long live the dodo or time for a change in research emphasis?
Andrew Shepherd appraises a study of the long-term outcomes of psychodynamic therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy in social anxiety disorder, which finds both therapies are efficacious in treating social anxiety disorder in the short- and long-term. The post CBT versus psychodynamic psychotherapy for social anxiety disorder: long live the dodo or time for a change in research emphasis? appeared first on The Mental Elf.
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6:00 AM | Elf Break
The Dental Elf is taking a short break and will be back on the 4th November The post Elf Break appeared first on The Dental Elf.
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4:01 AM | Sports Gels Can Improve Marathon Times, but Pace Them Right
Many runners in Sunday’s New York City Marathon may be overlooking a simple way to improve their finishing time.
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12:15 AM | Karus names two division heads
Simon Roitt and Peter Finan strengthen research team

October 28, 2014

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8:05 PM | Renée Zellweger and Me
The reaction to the actress's recent appearance is helping me accept my face as-is.
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4:52 PM | Ask Well: Can You Get Ebola From a Toilet Seat?
In general, fear of toilet seats is overdone, but the transmission of the Ebola virus in a bathroom used by an infectious patient is a real risk.
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3:50 PM | US judge cuts billions from Takeda/Lilly Actos payment
Court rules that companies must now pay damages of $36.8m rather than $9bn
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3:27 PM | Thank you Tweeps & Blog Readers - #10kTweet
I just wanted to take this time and space to thank all of my Twitter Followers (@syangman), readers to my blogs (Exergamelab.org, RockstarPE.org) and other social media accounts for such a great... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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2:43 PM | Physicists find simple solution for quantum technology challenge
In a paper published today (28 October) in Nature Communications, […]
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2:42 PM | Self-reported sleep disturbances are linked to higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease in men
In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University demonstrate that […]
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