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IBM 2010 Global CEO Study: Creativity Selected as Most Crucial Factor for Future Success

May 17, 2010 8:36 pm | by IBM | News | Comments

According to a major new IBM survey of more than 1,500 Chief Executive Officers from 60 countries and 33 industries worldwide, chief executives believe that -- more than rigor, management discipline, integrity or even vision -- successfully navigating an increasing complex world will...

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Metronidazole injection 500 mg / 100 ml: Voluntary recall due to non-sterility

May 17, 2010 6:35 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Non-sterility of metronidazole injection administered via the intravenous route has the potential to result in infections, which could be fatal.

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Covidien Enters Hemorrhoidopexy Market with New Hemorrhoid Stapling Technology

May 17, 2010 5:36 pm | by Covidien | News | Comments

Stapler Innovation Addresses Current Challenges in Treating Rectal Prolapse and Hemorrhoid Disease NORTH HAVEN, Conn., May 17, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that it is entering the hemorrhoidopexy market for...

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Canadian National to buy back up to 3M shares

May 17, 2010 4:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian National Railway Co. said Monday it will buy back up to 3 million shares through private deals with a third-party seller.The deal will be part of a 15 million-share repurchase program announced in January, the freight railroad said.Canadian National said it will negotiate the price...

World's biggest study on cell phones and brain cancer inconclusive

May 17, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Montreal) The world's biggest investigation on possible links between cell-phone use and brain tumors is inconclusive, according to a Canadian scientist who collaborated on the Interphone International Study Group. Jack Siemiatycki, a professor at the University of...

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New evidence caffeine may slow Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, restore cognitive function

May 17, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(IOS Press) Although caffeine is the most widely consumed psychoactive drug worldwide, its potential beneficial effect for maintenance of proper brain functioning has only recently begun to be adequately appreciated. Substantial evidence from epidemiological studies and fundamental...

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Wrinkles are scarier than skin cancer for young tanners

May 17, 2010 3:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Northwestern University) The most effective way to convince young women to cut back on their indoor tanning, a habit that hikes their risk of melanoma 75 percent, is to warn them that it will cause leathery, wrinkled skin. They're not worried about skin cancer, according to new...

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Euthanasia and the use of end-of-life drugs without explicit request

May 17, 2010 3:36 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Despite fears to the contrary, the use of drugs to end life without patient request has not increased since euthanasia was legalized in Belgium, states an article in CMAJ.

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Sausage a day 'raises heart risk'

May 17, 2010 3:36 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

Small amounts of processed meat increases the risk of developing heart disease, while steak does not, research suggests.

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Urine infections 'turn resistant'

May 17, 2010 3:36 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

Urinary tract infections are becoming harder to treat because of emerging resistance to current antibiotic drugs, experts warn.

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Smallpox demise link to HIV boom

May 17, 2010 3:36 pm | by BBC | News | Comments

The worldwide eradication of smallpox may, inadvertently, have helped spread HIV infection, scientists believe.

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Agilent posts 2Q profit as restructuring ends

May 17, 2010 3:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

With its restructuring efforts mostly complete, scientific instrument maker Agilent Technologies Inc. said Monday that it turned a profit in its fiscal second quarter.In the quarter that ended April 30, Agilent said it earned $108 million, or 31 cents per share. A year earlier, the company...

GLG Life narrows Q1 loss to $1.3M from $1.5M

May 17, 2010 12:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GLG Life Tech Corp. (TSX:GLG;NASDAQ:GLGL), a Vancouver-based maker of sugar-substitute products, reports its net loss in the first quarter fell to $1.3 million from $1.5 million a year earlier.The company said Monday it lost five cents a share for the three months ended March 31, compared with...

Canadian earnings declared Monday: Diaz Resources, Lab Research, Neovasc

May 17, 2010 12:10 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Canadian earning declared Monday as of 4 p.m. ET:Diaz Resources Ltd. (TSX:DZR): Three months ended March 31, 2010, net loss $1,486,000, net loss $0.02 a share; 2009, net loss $9,754,000, net loss $0.15 a share. Revenue: 2010, $1,690,000; 2009, $2,248,000.Lab Research Inc. (TSX:LRI): Three...

Class I Medical Device Recall: Certain Cuffed Shiley Tracheostomy Tubes

May 17, 2010 11:37 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Reason for Recall: The company has voluntarily recalled this device because they may leak air, resulting in inadequate ventilation.

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