Archive: 10/06/2010

New statistics on business innovation released by NSF

Preliminary figures from the Business R&D and Innovation Survey (BRDIS)--fielded for the first time in 2009--indicate that some 22 percent of companies in manufacturing industries reported one or more produc ...

Oct 06, 2010
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Telehealth keeps asthmatics out of hospitals

Health care delivered via telephone or Internet might not improve the quality of life for people with mild asthma, but it could keep those with severe asthma out of the hospital, a new evidence review finds.

Oct 06, 2010
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UN report: 22 nations face protracted food crises

(AP) -- U.N. food agencies said Wednesday that 166 million people in 22 countries suffer chronic hunger or difficulty finding enough to eat as a result of what they called protracted food crises.

Oct 06, 2010
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VTT printed hemoglobin test on paper

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a method of using printing technology to produce simple tests related to health, well-being and the environment. VTT has demonstrated the efficacy of ...

Oct 06, 2010
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