Archive: 08/24/2010

IT can help CVD management

Robyn Whittaker from the University of Auckland and colleagues argue that information technology (IT)-based programs can improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) management and patient empowerment, but must be accompanied by ...

Aug 24, 2010
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Chronic drinking can disrupt circadian rhythms

Circadian rhythmicity is regulated by circadian clock genes, and animal studies have shown that chronic drinking can alter expressions in these genes. A new study has found that significantly lower levels of messenger ribonucleic ...

Aug 24, 2010
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Taking the temperature of a dinosaur

Tyrannosaurus rex is often portrayed as a cold-blooded killer, but whether the Cretaceous-era dinosaur actually had a slow, reptilian-like metabolism or a faster, more bird-like metabolism is still a mystery.

Aug 24, 2010
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Can probiotics help ward off flu?

University of Reading researchers are recruiting volunteers for an important new study aiming to discover whether probiotics boost the immune system of older people.

Aug 24, 2010
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Exclusive e-deal with Amazon is cut back

(AP) -- An exclusive e-book deal between Amazon.com and the agent for such Random House classics as "Invisible Man" and "Lolita" is no longer exclusive, and no longer a deal.

Aug 24, 2010
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