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Health News Archive - November 30, 2011

While many corporations are cutting back Costa Mesa-based Morgan Drexen is providing continued education for its employees. Costa Mesa, CA (PRWEB) November 29,

Mobile community app enables increased member engagement and accelerated research response Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2011 Passenger (http://www.thinkpassenger.com),

Dan Holme, Chief SharePoint Evangelist, and Randy Williams, Enterprise Trainer & Evangelist, will share best practices for SharePoint governance and infrastructure management at the community

Breakthrough In The Battle Against Malaria

An international team of scientists has announced a breakthrough in the fight against malaria, paving the way for the development of new drugs to treat the deadly disease.

New Brain Study Illuminates Complexity of Linguistic Processing

While researchers have long known that the left hemisphere of the human brain is critical in the process of producing and decoding semantics and language, the intricacies have largely remained a mystery.

Cheeseburgers and hot dogs, it's the American way. But do these foods increase your risk of prostate cancer? According to this study, progressive prostate cancer is more likely when foods like ground beef and processed meats are frequently consumed.

Victims of serious facial injuries can now be more hopeful than ever because of 3-D imaging that, when combined with conventional medical imaging, can successfully aid in transplanting the human face.

Drinking vitamin-D fortified yogurt drinks can improve cholesterol levels and biomarkers of endothelial dysfunction, a precursor of heart disease.

FDA Appeals Ruling Against Graphic Images On Cigarette Packaging

A ruling and injunction by District Judge Richard Leon blocking tobacco companies from being forced to display graphic images on cigarette packs and advertising, was appealed on Tuesday by the US FDA.

3-D Printer Used To Make Bone-like Material

Washington State University researchers have used a 3D printer to create a bone-like material and structure that can be used in orthopedic procedures, dental work, and to deliver medicine for treating osteoporosis.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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