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Early Screening for Diabetes Recommended

Early Screening for Diabetes Recommended

According to the recommendations of a new study, screening people between the ages of 30 and 40 for type 2 diabetes is more beneficial than screening them after the age of 40. This holds especially true for people who are overweight. Early screening has not only been deemed advantageous to the patients but is also cost effective.

Federal Court Judgment Nullifies Gene Patents

Federal Court Judgment Nullifies Gene Patents

U. S. District Judge Robert Sweet has made a wise judgment by rejecting the patent on genes that was claimed by Myriad Genetics Inc. and the University of Utah Research Foundation. The institutes held patents over BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes which were linked to hereditary breast and ovarian cancers.

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Companies Reporting Potential Losses Due to Obama's Health Care

Companies Reporting Potential Losses Due to Obama's Health Care

The first two companies to officially announce potential losses stemming from ObamaCare are Iowa's Deere & Co. and Caterpillar from Peoria, Illinois. This is presumably the beginning of a long list of companies that are going to blame the new law for losses in future.

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Have Glaucoma Afflicted Eyes? Include Vitamin E in Contact Lenses

Have Glaucoma Afflicted Eyes?  Include Vitamin E in Contact Lenses

A Greek philosopher says, "Eyes are more accurate witnesses than ears". I am surely not going to talk about some criminal case whose culprit is still absconding, but about the most common eye disease, glaucoma, which is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. It is a condition that causes progressive damage to the optic nerve.

NHS Adding to its Force: Good Step, But How will the Finances Turn Out?

NHS Adding to its Force: Good Step, But How will the Finances Turn Out?

NHS has been in a soup for quite some time now, especially since the Government has instructed the group to save about 4 Billion Pounds over a period of four years. Amidst this, a new report has revealed that the agency has managed to add 12% more managers, in addition to other staff.

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