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2010-07-29 16:51:24

People with a family history of male breast cancer perceive themselves to be at higher risk of developing the disease than do patients with a family history of female breast cancer; however those with male breast cancer in their families are less likely to know about or seek genetic testing than those with a family history of female breast cancer.

2010-07-22 13:08:50

A five-year study into the causes of deaths of workers at Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) shows significantly lower death rates from all causes and cancer in general when compared to the overall United States population.

2010-06-29 08:07:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Tegrity, provider of Tegrity Campus, the award-winning cloud-based lecture capture service for higher education, announced during their annual user conference this year's winners of the Tegrity Innovation Awards.

2009-07-29 14:40:00

Scientists have reported new calculations that place Saturn’s day at five minutes shorter than previously considered.

2009-07-23 08:03:00

Infusion Procedure Performed on July 17thLOUISVILLE, Ky., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- University of Louisville physicians performed the world's first cardiac adult stem cell infusion procedure at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, KY, on July 17, 2009.

2009-07-16 13:44:00

University of Louisville basketball Coach Rick Pitino will not face charges over allegations made by the wife of his assistant, a Kentucky official says. David Stengel, commonwealth attorney for the 30th Judicial District of Kentucky, said in a statement Wednesday he will take any action against the men's basketball coach because Karen Sypher's allegations are not credible, the Louisville (Ky.) Courier-Journal reported. Sypher, estranged wife of Pitino assistant Tim Sypher, made a complaint...

2009-05-14 10:14:00

New issue brief highlights critical components of university's successful program MINNEAPOLIS, May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Designed and implemented properly, a health management program will deliver a positive return on investment (ROI) and effectively contain health care costs.

2009-05-13 14:41:35

A Kentucky woman entered a not guilty plea Wednesday to charges of attempted extortion of University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino. Karen Sypher, the estranged wife of Tim Sypher, a special aide to Pitino and equipment manager, appeared in federal court in Louisville, Ky., the Louisville Courier-Journal reported.

2009-02-17 14:15:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States' fifth hand transplant recipient, Jan "Erik" Hondusky, is heading back home to Massena, New York this week after a three-month stay in Louisville under the care of Kleinert Kutz and University of Louisville surgeons.

2009-02-10 10:45:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A news conference to announce the first cardiac stem cell clinical trial in the world, to be conducted at UofL and Jewish Hospital will be held at 9 a.m. EST, Wednesday, Feb. 11.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]