Archive: 06/21/2012

Older women more prone to workplace injuries: study

(Medical Xpress) -- Although the rate of workplace injuries in Canada has been declining over the past two decades, some workers – older women in health care, for example – are much more vulnerable to serious injuries, ...

Jun 21, 2012
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AMA: Health implications of light at night 'serious'

(Medical Xpress) -- The American Medical Association is acknowledging the growing evidence of health problems associated with exposure to artificial light, and is taking action that could lead to more government funding of ...

Jun 21, 2012
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Diabetes linked to increased cause-specific mortality

(HealthDay) -- Diabetes is linked with a significantly increased risk of death from many diseases, including specific cancers, in both men and women, according to a study published online June 14 in Diabetes Ca ...

Jun 21, 2012
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FDA panel unanimously backs Onyx cancer drug

(AP) — A federal panel of cancer specialists on Wednesday unanimously recommended approval of an experimental drug from Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. for patients with advanced blood cancer.

Jun 21, 2012
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