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2009-11-11 08:00:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) is pleased to host the second offering of its Life Cycle Executive Leadership Program (LCELP) to be held December 6-11 on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC.

2009-10-22 17:12:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cempra Pharmaceuticals today announced its schedule of oral and poster presentations at the Infectious Disease Society of America, 47th Annual Meeting, in Philadelphia on Oct. 29 to Nov.

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2009-09-03 08:45:16

Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.

2009-08-17 09:22:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 27th the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) will be welcoming its fifth class of Log21 participants.

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2009-08-11 13:10:00

Women who have immediate family members with breast cancer are strongly urged to consider breastfeeding their babies.

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2009-08-05 13:50:00

Researchers have decoded the structure of an entire HIV genome for the first time, an accomplishment that may offer scientists a better understanding of how such viruses infect humans.

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2009-07-14 05:55:00

According to a recent study examining more than 2,000 middle-aged Americans, walking or biking even a portion of the distance to work is linked to a higher level of overall physical fitness.

2009-07-13 09:25:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) is pleased to host the inaugural offering of its Life Cycle Executive Leadership Program (LCELP) Aug 9-14 in Chapel Hill, NC.

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2009-06-06 14:45:00

Women who take vitamins before and during early pregnancy may have a lower risk of miscarriage, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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