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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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