Archive: 18/02/2010

System unveiled for regulating anesthesia via computer

A team of researchers from the Canary Islands has developed a technique for automatically controlling anaesthesia during surgical operations. The new system detects the hypnotic state of the patient at all times and supplies ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Other
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Charges drag DirecTV to 4th-quarter loss

(AP) -- DirecTV Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss after absorbing a hefty merger charge. The nation's largest satellite TV operator also added 60 percent fewer new subscribers as discounted bundles from competitors ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Business
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Home palliative sedation checklist may ease concerns

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (February 18, 2010) - Can patients near death safely receive sedation at home, fully respecting their own and their families' wishes? This practice, which is on ...

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Judge hears Google book arguments; no ruling soon

(AP) -- Supporters of Google's effort to create the world's largest digital library on the Internet told a federal judge Thursday that it would benefit society, while opponents said it would infringe on copyright protections ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Internet
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