Archive: 07/22/2010

Study links more time spent sitting to higher risk of death

A new study from American Cancer Society researchers finds it's not just how much physical activity you get, but how much time you spend sitting that can affect your risk of death. Researchers say time spent sitting was independently ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Health
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A blood test for depression?

Blood tests have been extremely important tools aiding doctors in making medical diagnoses and in guiding the treatment of many diseases. However, psychiatry is one area of medicine where there are few diagnostic blood tests.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Key compound of ozone destruction detected

For the first time, KIT scientists have successfully measured in the ozone layer the chlorine compound ClOOCl which plays an important role in stratospheric ozone depletion. The doubts in the established models ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Foxconn to hike prices to cover China pay increase

(AP) -- Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and other gadgets for global technology companies, plans to charge them more to partly cover wage increases at its mammoth manufacturing compound in southern China.

dateJul 22, 2010 in Business
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Xerox earns soar following ACS buyout, shares pop

(AP) -- Xerox Corp.'s net income jumped 62 percent in the second quarter as the company reaped the benefits of its $6 billion acquisition of outsourcer Affiliated Computer Services and notched strong printer ...

dateJul 22, 2010 in Business
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