Archive: 09/15/2009

New Web site promotes interoperable newborn screening data

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) today launched the Newborn Screening Coding and Terminology Guide, an important step toward efficient electronic exchange of standard newborn screening data. The new Web site was created ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Other
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Weighing costs, benefits of HIV treatments

Prevention versus treatment? Cost versus efficacy? So go two of the dilemmas looming over Dartmouth's Paul E. Palumbo, M.D., and his fellow researchers in the race to fight HIV and other infectious diseases in the developing ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Heartbreak increases heart attack risk: study

People mourning the loss of a loved one are six times more likely to suffer cardiac arrest, potential proof that you can indeed die of a broken heart, Australian researchers said Tuesday.

dateSep 15, 2009 in Health
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One in six Mediterranean mammals face extinction

One in six Mediterranean mammals is threatened with extinction at the regional level, mainly due to the destruction of their habitat from urbanization, agriculture and climate change, nature body IUCN said ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Ecology
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Dartmouth researchers get personal with genetics

Two recent studies by Dartmouth researchers use individual genetic data to reveal the powers and limits of our current understanding of how the genome influences human health and what genes can reveal about the ancestry of ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Genetics
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Moving toward a new vision of education

Successfully introducing Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) into classrooms is one of the biggest challenges proposed by new educational plans. A research group from the University of the Basque ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Social Sciences
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France approves Internet piracy bill

(AP) -- France's lower house of parliament has approved a pioneering bill allowing authorities to cut off Internet access to people who download illegally.

dateSep 15, 2009 in Internet
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