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Health News Archive - November 09, 2011

Galaxy DNA-analysis Software Now Available 'In The Cloud'

Galaxy -- an open-source, web-based platform for data-intensive biomedical and genetic research -- is now available as a "cloud computing" resource.

Secretary Of State Making AIDS-Free Generation A U.S. Priority

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that the U.S. is making a goal to try and create an AIDS-free generation.

New Method For Predicting Childhood Obesity

Researchers have developed a new method for doctors to help predict which babies will grow up to be obese.

Women under 50 with rheumatoid arthritis are at an increased risk of breaking bones than women without the condition, according to this study.

A person’s stroke risk profile, which includes high blood pressure, smoking and diabetes, may also aid in predicting whether a person will develop memory and thinking problems later in life, according to this study.

Promising research may offer hope for women with lupus who once believed that pregnancy was too risky. According to this study, most women with stable lupus can have successful pregnancies.

QuickMedical®, a leader in the distribution of medical supplies and equipment announced today the addition of the Covidien line of healthcare products to their sales and distribution networks.

My1Stop.com announced the addition of their Visa® Gift Card/Kindle Fire Customer Sales Incentive for the months of November and December 2011. Fort Scott,

Imikimi releases its popular Frames and FX App for the iPad.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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