Archive: 01/07/2008

Smokers suffer more back pain

Smokers suffer more chronic back pain. This was the result of the analysis of a questionnaire performed by Monique Zimmermann-Stenzel and her colleagues and published in the current edition of Deutsches Ă„rzteblatt International ...

dateJul 01, 2008 in Health
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Does this make me look fat?

The peer groups teenage girls identify with determine how they decide to control their own figure. So reports a new study by Dr. Eleanor Mackey from the Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC, and her colleague ...

dateJul 01, 2008 in Other
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Taking action against hospital acquired infection

Patients enter hospitals every day for a variety of reasons but usually without the thought of developing a new health problem. Yet every year thousands of hospitalized Americans acquire infections during hospital stays, ...

dateJul 01, 2008 in Other
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Shrinking carbon footprints

Would shrinking your carbon footprint, recycling more, and going green be easier if you could monitor your household's environmental impact? That's the question a team of Canadian industry consultants set out to answer. They ...

dateJul 01, 2008 in Environment
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A mammalian clock protein responds directly to light

We all know that light effects the growth and development of plants, but what effect does light have on humans and animals? A new paper by Nathalie Hoang et al., published in PLoS Biology this week, explores this question ...

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