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Alzheimer Drug Semagacestat Development Halted By Lilly

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Alzheimer’s / Dementia Article Date: 17 Aug 2010 – 9:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article As preliminary results of Phase III clinical trials showed no benefits regarding Alzheimer’s disease progression, and some worsening of symptoms, Eli Lilly & Co.
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First Example Of Green+ Hospitals In Germany: Siemens Equips Ethianum In Heidelberg With Futureproof Infrastructure

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: Medical Devices / Diagnostics Article Date: 17 Aug 2010 – 9:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article The Ethianum in Heidelberg is one of the first clinics in Germany to align itself consistently according to sustainability criteria, thus making it a hospital
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Antagonistic People Have Higher Risk Of Stroke And Heart Attack Due To Artery Thickening

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Featured ArticleMain Category: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Also Included In: Stroke;  Heart Disease;  Psychology / Psychiatry Article Date: 17 Aug 2010 – 8:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article New research suggests that antagonistic people, and especially those who are manipulative and aggressive, have a higher risk
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RCOG Release: Ultrasound Training Programme For Obstetricians And Gynaecologists Launched

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: MRI / PET / Ultrasound Also Included In: Women’s Health / Gynecology;  Pregnancy / Obstetrics Article Date: 17 Aug 2010 – 8:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article A new competence-based ultrasound training programme that is compulsory for doctors undergoing speciality training in
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Response To Comments About Decriminalisation Of Illicit Substances Made By Former President Of The RCP, Professor Sir Ian Gilmore

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Main Category: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Article Date: 17 Aug 2010 – 7:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article The RCP has responded to comments about decriminalisation of illicit substances made by the former president of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP),
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Moderate High-quality Chocolate Consumption May Protect Women From Heart Failure

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Also Included In: Hypertension;  Nutrition / Diet;  Women’s Health / Gynecology Article Date: 16 Aug 2010 – 17:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article Elderly and middle-aged women who eat a small amount of chocolate every week have a reduced
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Women Who Drink Beer Regularly More Likely To Develop Psoriasis

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Eczema / Psoriasis Also Included In: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs;  Dermatology;  Women’s Health / Gynecology Article Date: 16 Aug 2010 – 13:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article Women who drink beer regularly seem to have a higher risk of developing
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Psoriasis Linked To Higher Depression, Anxiety And Suicidal Feelings Risk

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Eczema / Psoriasis Also Included In: Dermatology;  Depression;  Psychology / Psychiatry Article Date: 16 Aug 2010 – 13:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article Patients with psoriasis have a higher risk of developing depression or anxiety, and having suicidal feelings, says a report
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Diabetes Patients Who Undergo Bariatric Surgery Require Fewer Medications

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Diabetes Also Included In: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Article Date: 16 Aug 2010 – 13:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article Type 2 diabetes patients who underwent bariatric surgery appear to require significantly less medication and incur considerably lower
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19,643 Surgeries Performed With Just 0.2% Death Rate In Resource-Limited Settings

Aug 17th, 2010 | By healthnews

Editor’s ChoiceMain Category: Aid / Disasters Article Date: 16 Aug 2010 – 13:00 PDT email to a friend   printer friendly   view / write opinions <!–   rate article Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors without Borders) reports that it performed nearly 20,000 surgical procedures with a death rate of just 0.2% in resource-limited settings between
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