Archive: 03/07/2013

Portugal finds horse painkiller drug in burgers, meatballs

Burgers and meatballs sold in Portugal by French retailer Auchan have been found to contain horsemeat with small traces of an animal painkiller that is potentially harmful to humans, Portugal's consumer watchdog said Thursday.

Mar 07, 2013
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Self-monitoring of blood glucose protocol cuts hs-CRP

(HealthDay)—Among patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes, a structured self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) protocol correlates with reductions in the level of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Low incidence of venous insufficiency in MS

Results of a study using several imaging methods showed that CCSVI (chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency) occurs at a low rate in both people with multiple sclerosis (MS) and non-MS volunteers, contrary to some previous ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Lowering CT tube voltage for colonography beneficial

(HealthDay)—In patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) colonography, reducing the tube voltage from 120 kVp to 100 kVp significantly reduces radiation dose while minimally reducing image quality, regardless ...

Mar 07, 2013
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