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Carbohydrate claims can mislead consumers

September 6, 2010 9:32 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier Health Sciences) Food manufacturers advertise a variety of foods on grocery store shelves by using nutrient claims on the front of packaging. A study in the September/October issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior evaluates how consumers are interpreting...

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Are Genetically Modified Salmon Headed to the Supermarket?

September 6, 2010 8:32 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

The FDA is poised to decide whether biotech animals should be sold as food.

Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to be the key Revenue Generators now Available at ReportsandReports

September 6, 2010 6:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

Diagnostic Imaging Market to 2016 - Nuclear Imaging Systems and Ultrasound Systems to... -- DALLAS, September 6, 2010 /-

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New and Unique Tool Eases the Process of Finding Article Reviewers

September 6, 2010 3:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

New and Unique Tool Eases the Process of Finding Article Reviewers -- AMSTERDAM, September 6, 2010 /-

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ThromboGenics Presents Positive Pooled Results from the MIVI-TRUST Phase III Program, Confirming Microplasmin's Potential to Transform the Treatment of Retinal Disorders

September 6, 2010 12:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ThromboGenics Presents Positive Pooled Results from the MIVI-TRUST Phase III Program, Confirming......

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Property Sales Give Biotech Brokers the Jitters

September 5, 2010 11:32 pm | by San Diego Business Journal | News | Comments

Experts say the recently announced purchase of three San Diego life sciences buildings by Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc., already among the dominant players in local biotech real estate, marks a continuing trend toward consolidation, and could also signal a spree of acquisitions...

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Talented bacteria make food poisoning unpredictable

September 5, 2010 4:38 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Society for General Microbiology) While we are often exposed to bacteria in our food which could cause food poisoning, we don't always become ill -- why should this be so? Professor Colin Hill who is presenting his work at the Society for General Microbiology's autumn meeting in...

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Time To Get Tough, Environmentalists Say

September 3, 2010 4:38 pm | Podcasts | Comments

With no climate change legislation coming out of the Senate, Sierra Club head Michael Brune says it's time to try a new strategy to fight global warming. Author Bill McKibben says it's time to get angry. Brune and McKibben discuss their ideas for curbing climate change.

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Insomnia Means More Than A Bad Night's Sleep

September 3, 2010 4:38 pm | Podcasts | Comments

A new study says men who reported having insomnia and who slept less than 6 hours a night were four times more likely to die over a 14-year period when compared to men who reported sleeping well. Sleep researcher and psychiatrist Alexandros Vgontzas explains the finding.

Can Cognitive Exercise Speed Up Dementia?

September 3, 2010 4:37 pm | Podcasts | Comments

New research suggests that seniors who did mentally stimulating activities such as crossword puzzles postponed the loss of thinking skills, but had an accelerated rate of decline once dementia set in later in life. Neuropsychologist Robert S. Wilson explains the finding.

Stocky Dinosaur With Menacing Toes Unearthed

September 3, 2010 4:37 pm | Podcasts | Comments

Reporting in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers describe a new predatory dinosaur from the late Cretaceous period in Europe. Balaur bondoc (Romanian for "stocky dragon") is huskier than its relative the Velociraptor.

Is Organically Produced Food More Nutritious?

September 3, 2010 4:37 pm | Podcasts | Comments

Reporting in the journal PLoS ONE, researchers write that organically grown strawberries contain more antioxidants and vitamin C than conventional berries. Ira Flatow and guests discuss the findings, and whether the differences would have any meaningful impact on Americans' health.

Studying Computers To Learn About Ourselves

September 3, 2010 4:37 pm | Podcasts | Comments

Clifford Nass, a communications professor at Stanford University, has been studying the ways humans interact with computers to tease out some of the intricacies of how people relate to each other. He talks about those findings in his new book The Man Who Lied to His Laptop.

Older adults express anxiety in different ways

September 3, 2010 4:35 pm | by Baylor College of Medicine | News | Comments

While there are several factors that can cause anxiety in older adults, it can be difficult to identify because they express anxiety in unique ways, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine . Common types of anxiety disorders in older adults include generalized anxiety,...

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CDRH Touts Proposed 510(k) Changes as Good News for Device Industry

September 3, 2010 2:33 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

CDRH is trying to sell devicemakers on suggested changes to the 510(k) process, saying the changes would increase regulatory predictability.

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