Archive: 9/01/2008

Patient privacy focus of Amgen suit

Two former employees with the California biotech company Amgen Inc. allege the company persuaded sales people to access patient records to boost sales.

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Brits battle antibiotic overuse

Britain's health secretary announced a $5.2 million campaign against "superbugs" that asked doctors to lay off antibiotics for viral colds, coughs and flus.

dateJan 09, 2008 in Medications
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Siberian jays can communicate about behavior of birds of prey

With the aid of various alarm calls the Siberian jay bird species tells other members of its group what their main predators - hawks - are doing. The alarm calls are sufficient for Siberian jays to evince situation-specific ...

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Life savers in the gut

Researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) have discovered that proteins that regulate the body's iron household play a vital role in making sure enough nutrients and water are absorbed in the intestine. ...

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