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2011-03-23 14:38:27

Insomnia is common in Spain, and affects one person in every five. This is the conclusion of a study carried out by the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona and the Stanford University School of Medicine (USA), which shows that 40% of survey respondents aged over 65 report interrupted sleep at night being the prime cause of this problem. "Good sleep hygiene is necessary in order to avoid primary insomnia, as well as being aware that the number of hours of sleep needed falls with...

2010-07-20 07:59:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, July 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that it recently signed agreements to grant exclusive CytoCare distribution rights in Spain and Portugal to world-leading IV Therapy company Grifols S.A., and to install the first-ever Cancer Therapy Robot in Spain at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona in November 2010. "We are very excited to have been selected by Health Robotics as their long-term exclusive CytoCare partner in Spain...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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