Archive: 28/02/2012

Are buyers born or made?

(Medical Xpress) -- Are people drawn to a career in purchasing because of their skills or their aptitude? Which is the most important trait for a buyer: emotional intelligence or IQ?

Feb 28, 2012
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Poor asthma control prevalent in the united states

(HealthDay) -- Many patients with asthma who do not use controller medications have persistent disease, and among those patients who do use controller medications, few have well-controlled disease, according to a study published ...

Feb 28, 2012
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3Qs: Analyzing why sudden drug shortages occur

Drug manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scrambled earlier this month to address a sudden shortage of methotrexate, a 60-year-old drug that treats children with severe cases of leukemia and sarcoma. Graham ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Think you are too busy to exercise?

(Medical Xpress) -- The typical response to the word “exercise” is negative, especially for non-exercisers. They think of the phrase “no pain, no gain” and assume this is the effort needed to get any benefit ...

Feb 28, 2012
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What causes cancer?

(Medical Xpress) -- Fears that involuntary exposure to chemicals in food and consumer products causes cancer are not supported by evidence, and anxiety about their dangers is diverting attention from proven methods of cancer ...

Feb 28, 2012
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New discoveries on depression

(Medical Xpress) -- During depression, the brain becomes less plastic and adaptable, and thus less able to perform certain tasks, like storing memories. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have now traced the brain's lower ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Low back pain counseling strategy ups return to work

(HealthDay) -- Combining a disability evaluation with proactive counseling for workers with low back pain (LBP) results in a higher return-to-work rate, which is statistically significant at one year, according to a study ...

Feb 28, 2012
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