Archive: 03/2/2011

'Baby-boomer’ study shows importance of childhood

Experiences in your childhood shape your health and wealth as an adult according to Britain’s longest-running baby-boomer research study, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), which celebrates its 65th birthday ...

Mar 02, 2011
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Designer drugs on the rise: INCB

Designer drugs, modified to get around tight controls, are being produced in growing numbers and at an ever-faster pace, drugs monitoring agency INCB warned in its annual report Wednesday.

Mar 02, 2011
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EU: Air pollution could reduce life by almost two years

Curbing air pollution in major European cities could save 19,000 lives per year, add almost two years to local life expectancy and save 31.5 billion euros (43.4 billion dollars) in health costs and work absenteeism, ...

Mar 02, 2011
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Map sheds light on English Civil War

A geographical map depicting landowners’ loyalties to the restored King Charles II after the English Civil War has shown that contrary to popular opinion, peace was not assured in the 1660s, long after ...

Mar 02, 2011
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Treating peanut allergy through a patch

Can your peanut-allergic child be treated by simply wearing a patch? That’s what researchers at National Jewish Health are investigating. National Jewish Health, along with four other institutions in the Consortium of ...

Mar 02, 2011
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UK youth are happy after all?

As part of the study, which will follow 40,000 UK households over a number of years more than 2,000 young people aged between 10 to 15 years have been asked how satisfied they are with their lives. The findings indicate ...

Mar 02, 2011
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