Archive: 02/03/2011

Designer drugs on the rise: INCB

Designer drugs, modified to get around tight controls, are being produced in growing numbers and at an ever-faster pace, drugs monitoring agency INCB warned in its annual report Wednesday.

dateMar 02, 2011 in Other
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EU: Air pollution could reduce life by almost two years

Curbing air pollution in major European cities could save 19,000 lives per year, add almost two years to local life expectancy and save 31.5 billion euros (43.4 billion dollars) in health costs and work absenteeism, an EU-funded ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Health
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Map sheds light on English Civil War

A geographical map depicting landowners’ loyalties to the restored King Charles II after the English Civil War has shown that contrary to popular opinion, peace was not assured in the 1660s, long after the war had ended ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Other
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Treating peanut allergy through a patch

Can your peanut-allergic child be treated by simply wearing a patch? That’s what researchers at National Jewish Health are investigating. National Jewish Health, along with four other institutions in the Consortium of ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Health
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