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, ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Medications
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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.

dateAug 11, 2010 in Other
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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 ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Other
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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 ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Health
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