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 ...

Sep 15, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 15, 2009
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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.

Sep 15, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 15, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 15, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 15, 2009
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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.

Sep 15, 2009
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