News tagged with staples

Stomach stapling may lower cancer risk in women

(AP) -- Women who have their stomachs stapled not only lose weight, they also may reduce their cancer risk by up to 40 percent, new research says. In a study of more than 2,000 obese people who had surgery to reduce the ...

dateJun 23, 2009 in Cancer
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Slug glue: A future with no sutures?

The materials for stitching up injuries and surgical wounds may have changed over the millennia, but the basic process of suturing tissue remains the same. In the 21st century, however, the method may finally ...

dateAug 14, 2013 in Materials Science
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S.Korean airlines ban shark fin as cargo

South Korea's two largest airlines, Korean Air and Asiana, said Thursday they had both decided to ban shark fin from their cargo flights as part of a growing global campaign against the Asian delicacy.

dateJun 20, 2013 in Ecology
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Your Web product, in a locker near you

Online retailers Walmart.com and Amazon.com are looking to extend their reach by putting delivery lockers in drugstores and convenience stores, and in chain stores like Staples, to meet customers' demands for faster access ...

dateApr 05, 2013 in Business
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Monsanto profit rises 22 percent in second quarter

(AP)—Monsanto reported Wednesday that its income increased 22 percent in the agriculture products company's second quarter on strong sales of biotech seeds, particularly in Brazil and other emerging markets.

dateApr 03, 2013 in Business
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