Archive: 10/20/2010

Abbott 3Q profit falls on Solvay, Meridia costs

(AP) -- Drug and medical device maker Abbott Laboratories said Wednesday its third-quarter net income dropped 40 percent on costs connected with its purchase of Solvay Pharmaceuticals and its decision to withdraw the diet ...

Oct 20, 2010
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The real 'mommy brain': New mothers grew

Motherhood may actually cause the brain to grow, not turn it into mush, as some have claimed. Exploratory research published by the American Psychological Association found that the brains of new mothers bulked up in areas ...

Oct 20, 2010
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New regulator of circadian clock identified

Daily sleeping and eating patterns are critical to human well-being and health. Now, a new study from Concordia University has demonstrated how the brain chemical dopamine regulates these cycles by altering the activity of ...

Oct 20, 2010
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EU wants ban on killer drug suspect 'meow meow'

The European Commission Wednesday called for a ban on suspected killer drug mephedrone, a popular ecstasy-like party drug known as "meow meow", sold on the Internet and available in 12 EU nations.

Oct 20, 2010
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