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2013-09-05 23:20:15

Comfort & Harmony™ comments on new research that shows a connection between breastfeeding and intelligence. Breastfeeding is made easier with the mombo™ nursing pillow from Comfort & Harmony™. (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Breastfed children may have higher IQs, said a new study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics (7.29.13). According to the research findings, three and seven years old breastfed children scored higher on language and intelligence tests, reported Reuters...

Medical Trials Offer Positive Results For Specific Class Of Diabetes Drug
2013-09-03 07:59:01

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While a new class of diabetes pill known as DPP-4 inhibitors does not appear to increase a person’s risk of heart attack, there is some indication that there could be other negative cardiovascular effects associated with the drugs. According to Reuters reporter Ben Hirschler, some of the medications – which are a class of oral hypoglycemics that block a protein that plays a major role in glucose metabolism – were linked to a...

UN Report Climate Change Man Made
2013-08-19 09:50:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from a United Nations panel on climate change scales back some previous predictions but still states humans are responsible for global warming with more certainty than ever, according to a version of the draft acquired by Reuters. The upcoming report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the primary reference guide for governments considering energy, coastal infrastructure and agricultural policies....

Malware Re-invented To Generate Social Media Buzz
2013-08-18 04:42:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A virus that originally surfaced over five years ago to swipe credit card numbers and banking information has reportedly been modified in order to pursue a more lucrative target – social media likes and followers. Certainly, it sounds ludicrous, but according to Reuters, a fake fan on a website like Instagram can actually be worth five-times more than a stolen credit card number. To that end, the Zeus malware has been modified...

2013-08-06 23:20:35

The United Nations Foundation announced today the journalists selected to participate in the 2013 Global Issues Press Fellowship program in New York City. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The United Nations Foundation announced today the journalists selected to participate in the 2013 Global Issues Press Fellowship program in New York City. The fellowship will run from September 22-25, during this year’s UN General Assembly and the high-level events including the Social Good...

Atrial Fibrillation To Increase In The US
2013-07-29 05:39:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Over 12 million people in the US could experience a common yet dangerous form of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation by the year 2030, according to new research appearing in the American Journal of Cardiology. According to Reuters Health reporter Kathryn Doyle, approximately five million American adults had been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) in 2010. However, the new study projects the number of AF patients...

FDA Warns About Steroids In B-50 Vitamin Supplement
2013-07-28 08:15:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers to avoid one brand of vitamin B after the supplement was found to contain two potentially harmful types of anabolic steroids. According to Reuters reporter Toni Clarke, the product in question is a B-50 supplement from Healthy Life Chemistry by Purity First. The agency said the supplements tested positive for methasterone and dimethazine - a pair of steroids sometimes...

2013-07-25 23:00:50

Pregnant women who use nasal decongestants during the first trimester may be raising the risk that their newborn will suffer from one or more rare birth defects, according to a Reuters report about a new study. National law firm Parker Waichman LLP is now evaluating legal claims. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs, notes that women who use nasal decongestants during the...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.