Archive: 10/19/2009

Hardness is the way to happiness: sex survey

Men's confidence in their erections varies widely across Europe with Spanish men most worried and Germans the happiest, a survey for the makers of Viagra showed on Monday.

Oct 19, 2009
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X-Ray Jets from Galaxies

(PhysOrg.com) -- Some dramatic galaxies eject gigantic, collimated jets of ionized gas millions of light-years long, powered by the massive black holes at their centers. The ionized jets are detected at radio ...

Oct 19, 2009
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Catching a killer one spore at a time

A workshop at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama has dramatically improved the ability of conservationists and regulatory agencies to monitor the spread of chytridiomycosis—one of the ...

Oct 19, 2009
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Singer death column sparks Twitter rage

(AP) -- Britain's press watchdog said Monday it had received a record 21,000 complaints about a newspaper column on the death of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately after critics used Twitter to brand the article ...

Oct 19, 2009
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Minn. man suspected of encouraging suicides

(AP) -- A nurse who authorities say got his kicks by visiting Internet suicide chat rooms and encouraging depressed people to kill themselves is under investigation in at least two deaths and could face criminal ...

Oct 19, 2009
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Teach your physicians well

As the national conversation about healthcare reform engages millions of Americans, a new Brandeis study sheds light on the values of medical faculty who train the nation's physicians and lead in health care and research ...

Oct 19, 2009
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Power at work has payoffs, but not for health

Being at the top has its perks, but new University of Toronto research shows people in positions of authority at work are more likely to experience certain psychological and physical problems that can undermine the health ...

Oct 19, 2009
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