Archive: 08/24/2010

Study compares risk with 2 diabetes drugs

In contrast to previous reports, the risks of the composite endpoint of heart attack, heart failure, both, or death were the same - about 4 percent - for patients taking the diabetes drugs rosiglitazone or pioglitazone, according ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Medications
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Half-a-loaf method can improve magnetic memories

Chinese scientists have shown that magnetic memory, logic and sensor cells can be made faster and more energy efficient by using an electric, not magnetic, field to flip the magnetization of the sensing layer only about halfway, ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in General Physics
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Microsoft finally fueling Yahoo's search engine

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp.'s technology is now processing all the search requests on Yahoo Inc.'s website in the U.S. and Canada, completing a long-awaited leap that creates a more formidable challenger to Google Inc. in the ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Internet
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Moderate drinking: Health benefits or not?

While moderate drinking - one to less than three drinks per day - is linked to a decrease in mortality in middle-aged and older adults, there is also concern that the health benefits of moderate drinking have been overestimated. ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Health
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