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Canadian biotech companies aim to be eaten by bigger fish - The Globe and Mail

Orthomolecular Medicine - 2 hours 54 min ago

Canadian biotech companies aim to be eaten by bigger fish
The Globe and Mail
They have developed a topical burn treatment cream, called FibroStop, and they have attracted attention from Calgary-based mid-sized company Advanced Orthomolecular Research (AOR), set to work with UBC to manufacture the cream for the Phase 1 ...

OliX Pharmaceuticals Signs License Agreement with YuYu Pharma for OLX301 ... - PharmiWeb.com (press release)

Osteoporosis - 3 hours 25 min ago

OliX Pharmaceuticals Signs License Agreement with YuYu Pharma for OLX301 ...
PharmiWeb.com (press release)
OliX Pharmaceuticals Signs License Agreement with YuYu Pharma for OLX301, an Investigational RNAi Drug for Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration ... Its prescription drugs include osteoporosis, brainbone metabolism-hypocalcemia improvement ...

Cardio3 BioSciences Announces the Nomination of Three Co-principal ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Heart Disease - 3 hours 53 min ago

Cardio3 BioSciences Announces the Nomination of Three Co-principal ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Author, co-author and editor of several articles, books and publications about cardiovascular medicine, Dr Gersh has a wide interest in the natural history and therapy of acute and chronic coronary artery disease. In 2014 he was named in the Thomson ...

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Casino debate casts spotlight on Japan's gambling addicts, therapists who try ... - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - 4 hours 18 min ago

Casino debate casts spotlight on Japan's gambling addicts, therapists who try ...
The Japan Times
A health ministry panel has estimated there are 5.36 million gambling addicts in the country, or 4.8 percent of the adult population. And addiction psychologists say up to 1 million people may be predisposed to a severe addiction that requires medical ...

Why Antioxidants Don't Belong in Your Workout - New York Times (blog)

Vitamins - 4 hours 33 min ago

New York Times (blog)

Why Antioxidants Don't Belong in Your Workout
New York Times (blog)
Antioxidant vitamins are enormously popular with people who exercise. The supplements are thought to alleviate muscle damage and amplify the effects of exercise. But recent studies have raised questions about whether antioxidants might be ...

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Filipino Farmers Protest Government Research on Genetically Modified Rice - Inter Press Service

Nutrient Deficiency - 4 hours 39 min ago

Inter Press Service

Filipino Farmers Protest Government Research on Genetically Modified Rice
Inter Press Service
A far greater concern for scientists and policy-makers is turning the staple food into a greater source of nutrition for the population. The government and independent research institutes are particularly concerned about nutrition deficiencies that ...

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The Myth of Africa's Leadership Deficit - IV - AllAfrica.com

Mineral Deficiency - 4 hours 56 min ago

The Myth of Africa's Leadership Deficit - IV
AllAfrica.com
How else would one explain these confidentiality breaches if not by the humano-technical deficiency of systems embedded in our banking institutions? Literature on banking in ... This, in my view, is the primary reason for the soaring capital flight ...

Improve access to supplements to help prevent vitamin D deficiency - NICE

Vitamin Deficiency - 5 hours 38 min ago

NICE

Improve access to supplements to help prevent vitamin D deficiency
NICE
NICE's latest public health guideline aims to increase the use of vitamin D supplements to prevent deficiency among those most at risk. The guideline recommends that access to vitamin D supplements containing the recommended dose should be increased.
Call for free vitamin D supplements for those at risk of deficiencyYorkshire Post
Call for free vitamin D supplementsYahoo News UK
10 million people in England need a "sunshine pill" to lower the risk of ...Mirror.co.uk
BBC News -WebMD.Boots.com
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111 things we learned about Sherlock from the series 3 DVDs - Den Of Geek

Vaccines and Vaccination - 5 hours 40 min ago

Den Of Geek

111 things we learned about Sherlock from the series 3 DVDs
Den Of Geek
The shot of Sherlock bursting through the window to kiss Molly was composited from three different shots: a stunt man flying through a sugar glass window against a green screen, a real shot of Cumberbatch jumping through the window frame with fake ...

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Shooting is 'attempted murder' - Carrickfergus Times

Vaccines and Vaccination - 5 hours 43 min ago

Carrickfergus Times

Shooting is 'attempted murder'
Carrickfergus Times
Detective Chief Inspector Catherine Magee stated: “Five shots were fired, breaking the front window of the house. “Thankfully and luckily no one was injured as a result of the incident. However, we are treating this matter as an attempted murder ...

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10 ways to prevent prostate cancer - Personal Liberty Digest

Cancer Fighting Foods - Wed, 2014-11-26 00:21

Personal Liberty Digest

10 ways to prevent prostate cancer
Personal Liberty Digest
Whether you are trying to prevent cancer or already are fighting it, eating cancer-killing foods is an easy way to improve your health. Eat plenty of cruciferous vegetables (broccoli, kale, cabbage and others), which are high in cancer-fighting compounds.

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Categories: Cancer News

TZOA wearable environment tracker measures UV and air pollution - Dezeen

Carcinogens - Wed, 2014-11-26 00:07

Dezeen

TZOA wearable environment tracker measures UV and air pollution
Dezeen
A group of Canadian designers has created a wearable device that monitors environmental data including air quality and UV radiation, and presents the metrics via an app. Designed by Vancouver-based Woke Studios, the small clip-on TZOA device features ...

Categories: Cancer News

Invest In Booming Technologies With These 3 ETFs - Seeking Alpha

Energy Medicine - Wed, 2014-11-26 00:05

Invest In Booming Technologies With These 3 ETFs
Seeking Alpha
As more consumers fret over climate change, and if oil prices resume their trend higher once again (or if we want to shift to exporting more of these fossil fuels), the need for clean energy and clean energy technology will only grow. Countries both in ...

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Therapeutic Benefit of Balneotherapy and Hydrotherapy in the Management of ... - Medscape

Athritis - Tue, 2014-11-25 23:20

Therapeutic Benefit of Balneotherapy and Hydrotherapy in the Management of ...
Medscape
BT in mineral/thermal water (5 studies, 177 participants; 3 high-risk and 2 unclear risk studies) showed moderate evidence for a medium-to-large size reduction in pain and TPC at the end of treatment: SMD ?0.84; 95% CI [?1.36, ?0.31]; P = 0.002; I2 ...

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Isoniazid in Autoimmunity: A Trigger for Multiple Sclerosis? - Medscape

Athritis - Tue, 2014-11-25 23:07

Isoniazid in Autoimmunity: A Trigger for Multiple Sclerosis?
Medscape
We present the case of a patient with primary progressive multiple sclerosis whose disease commenced weeks after initiating INH therapy for prevention of tuberculosis. Possible mechanisms by which INH may trigger autoimmunity in humans are discussed.

Brains of People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Offer Clues About Disorder - New York Times (blog)

Energy Medicine - Tue, 2014-11-25 23:04

New York Times (blog)

Brains of People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Offer Clues About Disorder
New York Times (blog)
In the other brain study, published in March by The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, a team led by researchers from Osaka City University compared PET scans of nine people with M.E./C.F.S. to those of 10 healthy controls. They reported widespread cerebral ...

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Scrumptious 'shrooms: So many varieties, so many uses - Chattanooga Times Free Press


Scrumptious 'shrooms: So many varieties, so many uses
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Potassium: Good for the heart, reduces the risk of high blood pressure and strokes. • Copper: Aids iron (also found in mushrooms) in ... Picking wild mushrooms can be a dangerous hobby. Many mushrooms found in the wild look very similar to ... They ...

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Part II: Bee Deaths And CCD - Flawed Chensheng Lu Harvard Studies ... - Science 2.0


Science 2.0

Part II: Bee Deaths And CCD - Flawed Chensheng Lu Harvard Studies ...
Science 2.0
Neonicotinoids (Neonics) May Actually Help Bee Health”, we explored the claims by Harvard School of Public Health researcher Chensheng Lu, heralded by anti-pesticide and anti-GMO advocacy groups, for his research that purportedly proves that the ...
Bee deaths & neonics: Inside story of Colony Collapse Disorder, Harvard's ...Genetic Literacy Project

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Kolasa: Sorting out cooking oils - Greenville Daily Reflector

Trans Fatty Acids - Tue, 2014-11-25 22:00

Greenville Daily Reflector

Kolasa: Sorting out cooking oils
Greenville Daily Reflector
We have known for some type that all saturated fats found in food are not the same. Ultimately, I would suggest that the perfect cooking oil would contain a lower omega-6 to omega-3 ratio with MUFAs and low (just to be safe) saturated fat and no trans-fat.

The heart that matters most for diabetics - Sin Chew Jit Poh

Heart Disease - Tue, 2014-11-25 21:55

The heart that matters most for diabetics
Sin Chew Jit Poh
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 (Bernama) -- Too much sweets can actually kill the heart! Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in diabetics. According to National Health and Morbidity Survey 2011-2014, people with diabetes are two to four ...

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