Archive: 07/29/2010

A leap forward in addiction awareness and control

A study by a team of researchers at Bangor University has designed and tested two programs that help problem drinkers curb their alcohol abuse. The study shows positive results after drinkers have followed either the Alcohol ...

Jul 29, 2010
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Brain potentials reveal spectator effect

The neurological responses caused by observing somebody else playing a game have been uncovered. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Neuroscience found differing responses for neutral observers, compared to tho ...

Jul 29, 2010
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Galapagos dropped from UNESCO endangered list

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee said Wednesday it has removed Ecuador's Galapagos Islands from its list of endangered sites, due to Quito's protective efforts in the Pacific archipelago.

Jul 29, 2010
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Home birth: Proceed with caution

The risks associated with home birth are discussed in the lead Editorial in this week's Lancet, which says that while women have the right to choose how and where to give birth, they do not have the right to put their baby a ...

Jul 29, 2010
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What is stopping timely stroke care in the UK?

An Editorial in this week's Lancet looks discussed the recent report from the UK Vascular Society and the Royal College of Physicians which states patients in the UK are waiting too long for vascular surgery after sympto ...

Jul 29, 2010
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