Archive: 08/11/2010

Rethinking statins: A wonder drug or 'false hope'?

As the world's most-prescribed class of medications, statins indisputably qualify for the commercial distinction of "blockbuster." About 24 million Americans take the drugs - marketed under such commercial names as Pravachol, ...

Aug 11, 2010
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Increased worker flexibility not always a good thing

Companies trying to improve efficiency by building more flexibility into their workforce could end up too lean and drive costs up, says a new paper co-published by the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.

Aug 11, 2010
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Does cosmetic surgery help body dysmorphic disorder?

A new study finds that while many who suffer from body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) seek cosmetic procedures, only two percent of procedures actually reduced the severity of BDD. Despite this poor long-term outcome, physicians ...

Aug 11, 2010
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Research shows sugary drinks do not cause weight gain

New research from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, shows that sugary drinks, consumed in moderate quantities, do not promote weight gain, carbohydrate craving or adverse mood effects in overweight women ...

Aug 11, 2010
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