Archive: 02/22/2011

HP stock slides on trimmed earnings forecast

US computer colossus Hewlett-Packard saw its stock price tumble on Tuesday on a trimmed earnings forecast that triggered fears the economic downturn will continue to weigh on the firm.

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Business
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Struggling to follow doctor's orders

Paid caregivers make it possible for seniors to remain living in their homes. The problem, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study, is that more than one-third of caregivers had difficulty reading and understanding ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Health
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Arianna Online: AOL targets Huffington's cachet

Elegantly clad in black lace, her famously copper hair now blond, Arianna Huffington was surrounded by friends and well-wishers as she arrived Saturday at a fundraising dinner for Columbia University's student newspaper. ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Business
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Blood test may find markers of bladder cancer risk

Knowing that it is impossible to catalog all the carcinogenic exposures a person has had in life and then assess them, Brown University researcher Carmen Marsit is looking for a more precise way to predict individual susceptibility ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Cancer
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Use of nitrates may increase bone strength

Preliminary research indicates that use of nitroglycerin ointment among postmenopausal women for 2 years was associated with a modest increase in bone mineral density and decrease in bone resorption (loss), according to a ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Health
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