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IU study: Humans' critical ability to throw long distances aided by an illusion

January 23, 2011 8:35 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Indiana University) New research from Indiana University and the University of Wyoming shows how humans, unlike any other species on Earth, readily learn to throw long distances. This research also suggests that this unique evolutionary trait is entangled with language development...

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Canadian Pharmacy Intermediary SaveRxCanada.com Celebrates Milestone

January 23, 2011 5:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | Comments

MIAMI, Jan. 23, 2011 /- SaveRxCanada.com the premier Canadian pharmacy intermediary since 2002, celebrates its milestone of being in business for over 9 years. SaveRxCanada.com has been at the forefront of connecting consumers to affordable Canada drugs though its unique network of...

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Unexpected find opens up new front in effort to stop HIV

January 22, 2011 9:36 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Rochester Medical Center) HIV adapts in a surprising way to survive and thrive in its hiding spot within the human immune system, scientists have learned. The the finding helps explain why HIV remains such a formidable foe after three decades of research, and it...

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CT scanning aids rapid diagnosis, treatment planning for abdominal pain

January 22, 2011 11:31 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Massachusetts General Hospital) The use of CT scanning to evaluate abdominal pain in emergency departments can help physicians arrive at a diagnosis quickly and decisively. A study conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital also finds that information provided by CT scans changed...

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US company stops making key death penalty drug(3)

January 21, 2011 3:48 pm | by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS - AP Legal Affairs Writer - Associated Press | Comments

The sole U.S. manufacturer of a key lethal injection drug said Friday it is ending production because of death-penalty opposition overseas — a move that could delay executions across the United States.Over the past several months, a growing shortage of the drug, sodium thiopental, has forced...

US company stops making key death penalty drug(2)

January 21, 2011 3:47 pm | Comments

The sole U.S. manufacturer of a key lethal injection drug said Friday it is ending production because of death-penalty opposition overseas - a move that could delay executions across the United States.Over the past several months, a growing shortage of the drug, sodium thiopental, has forced...

'Hot Health Topics' program hits airwaves(3)

January 21, 2011 2:39 pm | by Arizona State University | Comments

Tune in each week to KFNX-AM, starting Jan. 24., for the College of Nursing & Health Innovation's "Hot Health Topics," its first radio program.read more

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'Hot Health Topics' program hits airwaves(2)

January 21, 2011 2:38 pm | Comments

Tune in each week to KFNX-AM, starting Jan. 24., for the College of Nursing & Health Innovation's "Hot Health Topics," its first radio program.read more

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AP Top News at 5:53 p.m. EST

January 21, 2011 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Doctor: Transfer of Giffords to Houston flawlessHOUSTON (AP) — Rep. Gabrielle Giffords smiled inside an ambulance as she heard applause during a dramatic send-off from her hometown Friday, and doctors say her transfer by jet and helicopter to a hospital in Houston went flawlessly. Throngs of...

Boston Scientific to Acquire Atritech, Novel AF Device

January 21, 2011 1:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Boston Scientific has signed an agreement to purchase Atritech, the maker of a novel device to treat patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and a risk for ischemic stroke.

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Nonprofit Registry Asks Patients to Share Implanted Device Data

January 21, 2011 1:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

A nonprofit foundation has launched its own registry to make it easier for patients to learn if their implanted devices have been recalled.

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Idex buys advanced thin films for $32M in cash(2)

January 21, 2011 11:34 am | by I-Micronews | Comments

Idex Corp., which manufactures the Jaws of Life rescue equipment and other products, said Thursday that it is buying Advanced Thin Films LLC for about $32 million in cash in a bid to enhance its line of optical products.

TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared Jan. 21, 2010

January 21, 2011 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on January 21, 2011.Cml Healthcare Inc. (TSX:CLC): $0.08927. Payable Dec 22. Record Dec 15.Agf Master Limited Partnership Units (TSX:AFP.UN): $0.1459. Payable Jan 28. Record Dec...

Study Maps Process Used by T Cells to Discriminate Pathogens

January 21, 2011 10:38 am | by Georgia Tech Institute of Technology | Comments

Researchers have for the first time mapped the complex choreography used by the immune system's T cells to recognize pathogens while avoiding attacks on the body's own cells.

Center for Devices and Radiological Health Forum for International Medical Device Regulatory Authorities, May 3-6, 2011

January 21, 2011 10:38 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The CDRH Forum is established for the exchange of medical device regulatory information between the USFDA CDRH and its counterpart agencies in other countries. The training is limited to international medical device regulatory authorities.

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