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 ...

Aug 24, 2010
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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, ...

Aug 24, 2010
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Glorious gadolinium gives flash memory a future

Future flash memory could be faster and store more data without changing its basic design by using a clever nanocrystal material proposed by scientists at Taiwan's Chang Gung University, who describe a new logical element ...

Aug 24, 2010
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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 ...

Aug 24, 2010
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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. ...

Aug 24, 2010
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