Archive: 12/18/2007

Dolphin 'therapy' a dangerous fad, Emory researchers warn

People suffering from chronic mental or physical disabilities should not resort to a dolphin "healing" experience, warn two researchers from Emory University. Lori Marino, senior lecturer in the Neuroscience and Behavioral ...

Dec 18, 2007
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FDA approves a new beta blocker

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Bystolic, a beta blocker, for the treatment of high blood pressure. Bystolic (nebivolol) is a new drug not previously approved for use in the United States.

Dec 18, 2007
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Ground beef recalled in Tennessee

The U.S. Food and Inspection Service announced a recall of approximately 102 pounds of hamburger patties and bulk ground beef due to possible contamination.

Dec 18, 2007
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No need for reduced alcohol consumption in later life

Provided they stick to the same guidelines about alcohol consumption as younger adults, regular moderate drinking poses no additional risks to the over 65s, and may even bring health benefits, according to two studies from ...

Dec 18, 2007
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Creative work has health advantages, study shows

Employees who have more control over their daily activities and do challenging work they enjoy are likely to be in better health, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin published in this month's Journal of ...

Dec 18, 2007
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Explosives on a chip

Tiny copper structures with pores at both the nanometer and micron size scales could play a key role in the next generation of detonators used to improve the reliability, reduce the size and lower the cost ...

Dec 18, 2007
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