Archive: 01/27/2011

Deaths from IVF are rare but relevant

Although still rare, maternal deaths related to in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are a key indicator of risks to older women, those with multiple pregnancy and those with underlying disease, warn experts in an editorial published ...

Jan 27, 2011
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Someday 'talking cars' may save lives

Could "talking cars" save lives? Auto companies are developing safety systems using advanced WiFi signals and GPS systems that could allow vehicles to communicate with each other on the road. The cars could then send messages ...

Jan 27, 2011
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Expert questions Lansley's key arguments for NHS reform

England's health secretary Andrew Lansley has said that his reforms for the NHS are needed because the country's health outcomes are among the poorest in Europe. But in an article published in the British Medical Journal ...

Jan 27, 2011
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Marriage is good for physical and mental health

The 'smug marrieds' may have good reason to feel pleased with themselves as experts today confirm that long-term committed relationships are good for mental and physical health and this benefit increases over time.

Jan 27, 2011
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LinkedIn looks to link up with investors with IPO

LinkedIn Corp., the company behind the largest website for professional networking, plans to raise at least $175 million in an initial public offering of stock that could open the IPO floodgates for other ...

Jan 27, 2011
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White House seeks spectrium for public safety

(AP) -- The Obama administration is throwing its support behind a plan to give a valuable chunk of radio waves to police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers to build nationwide wireless broadband network ...

Jan 27, 2011
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US students stressed out: study

First-year students on US campuses are experiencing record levels of stress, according to a study showing increasing financial and academic pressures on young people entering university.

Jan 27, 2011
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Microsoft 2Q earnings edge down on slow PC sales

(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that its net income for the latest quarter fell slightly from a year ago, and it beat Wall Street's expectations despite the weak personal computer market.

Jan 27, 2011
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