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

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.

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

A new report from the UN scales back some previous predictions but states humans are responsible for global warming with more certainty than ever.

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

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.

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,

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

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.

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

The 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.

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

SIM Card Vulnerabilities Revealed By German Research Firm
2013-07-22 04:13:20

The United Nation's cybersecurity arm is planning to send out a multinational alert after a German research firm has discovered an encryption flaw that could compromise some types of mobile phones.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.