Archive: 09/30/2010

Should athletes undergo mandatory ECG screening?

Should athletes have to undergo mandatory electrocardiographic screening (also known as ECG or heart trace) before competing? Doctors debate the issue in this week's British Medical Journal.

Sep 30, 2010
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New strategy could reduce twin rate after IVF

A strategy to encourage single embryo transfer after in vitro fertilisation (IVF) could be an important tool to prevent multiple pregnancies and their associated complications, finds a study published in the British Medical ...

Sep 30, 2010
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World Cyber Games kickoff in Los Angeles

(AP) -- The Olympics of the video game world opened Thursday with gamers from 58 countries marching through the Los Angeles Convention Center holding their nations' flags.

Sep 30, 2010
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Free speech group fights lawsuits vs. news sharers

(AP) -- A San Francisco group that defends online free speech is taking on a Las Vegas company it says is shaking down news-sharing Internet users through more than 140 copyright infringement lawsuits filed this year.

Sep 30, 2010
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WikiLeaks chief lashes out at media during debate

(AP) -- WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Julian Assange lashed out at the mainstream media during a debate at a London university Thursday, fighting back at a string of unfavorable stories that have appeared since his organization's ...

Sep 30, 2010
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J&J, FDA leaders take heat for 'phantom' recall

(AP) -- Johnson & Johnson executives and the Food and Drug Administration both shouldered the blame Thursday for a secret recall in which hired contractors quietly bought up defective painkillers to clear ...

Sep 30, 2010
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