Archive: 01/24/2011

BBC to slash online budget by a quarter

The BBC said Monday it would cut its online budget by 25 percent as the publicly-funded broadcaster responds to criticism that is an unfair competitor to commercial rivals.

Jan 24, 2011
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Huawei sues Motorola over IP transfer to NSN

China's Huawei Technologies Co. sued Motorola on Monday to prevent confidential Huawei intellectual property information from being allegedly transferred to Nokia Siemens Networks.

Jan 24, 2011
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Showing empathy to patients can improve care

Showing clinical empathy to patients can improve their satisfaction of care, motivate them to stick to their treatment plans and lower malpractice complaints, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association ...

Jan 24, 2011
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Controlling the rising costs of cardiovascular care

Canada's health care system could have saved $77 million in 2006 if it had adopted a more restrictive policy on the cardiovascular drugs angiotensin receptor blockers without a negative impact on cardiovascular health, according ...

Jan 24, 2011
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Medication dosing errors for infants and children

Preparing small doses of medication from syringes may be inaccurate and can result in crucial dosing errors for infants and children, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Jan 24, 2011
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New measures planned to fight Medicare fraud

(AP) -- Federal health officials announced new security measures Monday to combat Medicare fraud, including tougher screenings for providers and the ability to withhold payments during investigations.

Jan 24, 2011
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Making ADHD teens better drivers

A University at Buffalo researcher's work with a state-of-the-art driving simulator is making better drivers among those considered to be the most risky motorists on the road: teens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity ...

Jan 24, 2011
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