Archive: 20/05/2010

Myths and Truths of New 'Toning' Shoes: Do They Work?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Recently, there has been an increase in fitness shoes and sandals that promise—simply by wearing them—to sculpt and mold problem areas. But UC Health physicians say the promises may be a little steep.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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Dell fiscal 1Q net income jumps 52 percent

(AP) -- Computer maker Dell Inc. said Thursday its first-quarter net income rose 52 percent, helped by sales of computers to businesses and technology services to public-sector customers.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Business
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Pervasive Weight Discrimination a Serious Health Risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- Weight discrimination poses serious risks to the psychological and physical health of obese individuals and should be considered a social justice issue as well as a public health priority, according to a ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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Kidney weight matters when it comes to transplantation

Receiving an organ low in weight in relation to the recipient's body weight increases kidney transplant recipients risk of complications and transplant failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Other
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