Archive: 17/03/2010

Prescription-drug heists on the rise

(AP) -- The $75 million heist at a pharmaceutical warehouse in Connecticut this week was just the most audacious example of a growing phenomenon: Thieves are stealing large quantities of prescription drugs for resale on ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Medications
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Common Cold Symptoms Not Washed Away by Nose Irrigation

Washing out your nose with a spray or spout of salt water is safe and might even get you back to work sooner after a cold or acute sinus infection. However, there is not enough evidence to show that it can reduce your symptoms ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Health
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Acetaminophen Alone Works Well for Postpartum Pain

For many mothers of newborns, lingering pain from the delivery can interfere with their first days with their infant. A recent review examined whether over-the-counter medications containing acetaminophen - Tylenol for example ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Medications
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Analyzing Effects Of Hoops Ball Hog

Fans will have noticed that when a basketball team's best player sits out for a while the team will sometimes actually do better than when the star is playing. Concepts from the mathematical science called game theory help ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Mathematics
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Avatars in Space

At this year's Oscars, there was a great deal of buzz surrounding the science fiction epic, Avatar. The movie focuses on human explorers virtually immersing themselves in the environment of a distant world through the eyes ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Space Exploration
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