Monthly Archives: October 2013

Study says soda tax would cut obesity rates by 1.3 percent in UK, W. Europe’s … – Washington Post

Telegraph.co.uk Study says soda tax would cut obesity rates by 1.3 percent in UK, W. Europe's …Washington PostLONDON — Slapping a 20 percent tax on soda in Britain could cut the number of obese adults by about 180,000, according to

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FDA Asks Ariad to Halt Sale of Leukemia Drug – MedPage Today

Medical Marketing and Media FDA Asks Ariad to Halt Sale of Leukemia DrugMedPage TodayOncology/Hematology. FDA Asks Ariad to Halt Sale of Leukemia Drug. Published: Oct 31, 2013. By Peggy Peck, Editor-in-Chief, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Take Posttest. WASHINGTON

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Mexico nears junk food tax, sets anti-obesity plan – Danbury News Times

Mexico nears junk food tax, sets anti-obesity planDanbury News TimesMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's congress neared final approval of new taxes on junk food and soft drinks Thursday as the government announced a campaign to fight obesity in a country

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Mexico nears junk food tax, sets anti-obesity plan – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Minneapolis Star Tribune Mexico nears junk food tax, sets anti-obesity planSeattle Post IntelligencerMEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's congress neared final approval of new taxes on junk food and soft drinks Thursday as the government announced a campaign to fight obesity

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Google, Oracle, Red Hat join HealthCare.gov effort – PCWorld

Google, Oracle, Red Hat join HealthCare.gov effortPCWorldEmployees of Google, Oracle and Red Hat have joined the U.S. government's effort to fix the ailing HeathCare.gov, officials said Thursday. "Dozens" of workers have come aboard the project in recent days, said a

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Frightful poll sends Dems screaming – Fox News

NPR Frightful poll sends Dems screamingFox NewsCRASHES, CANCELLED POLICIES FRACTURE DEMS -As millions of Americans receive notices that their insurance policies are being cancelled because of new ObamaCare regulations, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., will offer her own bill that will

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Close-up of HIV virus could ease AIDS vaccine research – Los Angeles Times

Daily Mail Close-up of HIV virus could ease AIDS vaccine researchLos Angeles TimesThe search for an HIV vaccine has taken an important step forward after researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla managed to capture molecular images of

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Germ-hunting antibodies suppress HIV-like virus in monkeys – Calgary Herald

Calgary Herald Germ-hunting antibodies suppress HIV-like virus in monkeysCalgary HeraldNEW YORK, N.Y. – Doctors may one day be able to control a patient's HIV infection in a new way: injecting swarms of germ-fighting antibodies, two new studies suggest. In monkeys,

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For some obese people, surgery beats other options – Reuters

TopNews Arab Emirates For some obese people, surgery beats other optionsReutersBy Kathryn Doyle. NEW YORK | Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:23pm EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Diet, exercise, therapy and drugs can help obese people get healthier. But weight-loss

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Belgium considering unprecedented law to grant euthanasia for children … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Belgium considering unprecedented law to grant euthanasia for children …Minneapolis Star TribuneIn Belgium, where euthanasia is now legal for people over the age of 18, the government is considering extending it to children — something that no other country has

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Sisters Network, Inc. Addresses Black Breast Cancer Crisis – EBONY.com

EBONY.com Sisters Network, Inc. Addresses Black Breast Cancer CrisisEBONY.comSome 6,000 Black women will die of the disease this year alone. Meet an organization committed to fighting for survival. By Princess Gabbara. Related Tags. susan g komen · IMAN cosmetics ·

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Google, Oracle, Red Hat experts to help fix Obamacare website – Reuters

ValueWalk Google, Oracle, Red Hat experts to help fix Obamacare websiteReutersWASHINGTON | Thu Oct 31, 2013 3:06pm EDT. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Experts from top technology and Internet companies including Google Inc, Oracle Corp and Red Hat Inc have joined the

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US Malaria Cases Reach 40-Year High – LiveScience.com

LiveScience.com US Malaria Cases Reach 40-Year HighLiveScience.comThe number of malaria cases in the United States is the highest in more than 40 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2011, there were

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Even in the dark, brain “sees” its own body’s movement – Vanderbilt University News

Vanderbilt University News Even in the dark, brain “sees” its own body's movementVanderbilt University NewsOn Halloween, the thought of walking through a dark room, hands outstretched to find your way, might take on a more sinister feel than usual, putting

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A tale of 2 setters? Study says tail wagging sends subtle cue about dog’s … – Washington Post

Telegraph.co.uk A tale of 2 setters? Study says tail wagging sends subtle cue about dog's …Washington PostNEW YORK — The way Fido wags his tail might reveal more about him than you know. Just ask another dog. A few years

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