Archive: 30/01/2013

Moxifloxacin monotherapy equivalent to antibiotic combo

(HealthDay)—Oral monotherapy with moxifloxacin is as efficacious and safe as combination therapy with ciprofloxacin plus amoxicillin/clavulanic acid for treatment of fever in adult patients with cancer and neutropenia who ...

Jan 30, 2013
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EPA moves to ban some rodent poisons

(AP)—The Environmental Protection Agency is moving to ban the sale of a dozen rat and mouse poisons sold under the popular D-Con brand in an effort to protect children and pets.

Jan 30, 2013
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Peer pressure trumps 'thin' ideals in the media

Peers exert a greater influence on teenage girls' dissatisfaction with their bodies than do thin ideals in television or social media use, according to new research by Dr. Christopher J. Ferguson and colleagues from Texas ...

Jan 30, 2013
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