Archive: 05/17/2010

Health insurance status linked to mortality risk in PA ICUs

Adult patients without health insurance admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in Pennsylvania hospitals are at a 21 percent increased risk of death compared to similar patients with private insurance, according to researchers ...

May 17, 2010
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Air Force: Tests didn't include troubled GPS unit

(AP) -- The Air Force says it performed no advance testing on the specific type of military GPS receiver that had problems picking up locator signals after a change in ground-control software.

May 17, 2010
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UTIs becoming harder to treat

Genes that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics can be transferred between humans and other animals, say researchers writing in this month's issue of the Journal of Medical Microbiology. The findings will help health expert ...

May 17, 2010
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Giving new meaning to 'smart car'

(PhysOrg.com) -- McMaster and IBM have launched a research project to investigate how the automotive industry can connect a vehicle's multiple microprocessors, which currently work in isolation, to create ...

May 17, 2010
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Atudy: Religion influences economic behavior

(PhysOrg.com) -- Protestants who are reminded of their religion do more good deeds but the opposite is true for Catholics. This is one of the findings of a new economics study that employs psychology research techniques.

May 17, 2010
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