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January 30, 2013

Orphan Drugs for Rare Diseases Gain Popularity With Pharmaceutical Companies

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 30th, 2013, 8:19pm EST
A drug for short bowel syndrome, intended for fewer than 5,000 people, is aimed at the orphan drug market, where companies can charge a premium to treat overlooked diseases.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/28132fd9/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885284967/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/28132fd9/kg/342/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885284967/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/28132fd9/kg/342/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151885284967/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/28132fd9/kg/342/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Antibiotics Can Save Lives of Severely Malnourished Children, Studies Find

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 30th, 2013, 6:17pm EST
The studies reveal that severe malnutrition often involves more than a lack of food, and that feeding alone may not cure it.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/281253dd/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885009308/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/281253dd/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885009308/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/281253dd/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151885009308/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/281253dd/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Malnourished Gain Lifesaver in Antibiotics

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 30th, 2013, 6:17pm EST
Cheap antibiotics given with nutritional treatment could save tens of thousands of lives a year, researchers found.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/281253dd/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885009308/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/281253dd/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885009308/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/281253dd/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151885009308/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/281253dd/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Phys Ed: Helmets for Ski and Snowboard Safety

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 30th, 2013, 10:18am EST
Helmets reduce the risk of serious head injuries by as much as 60 percent. So why do a surprising number of safety experts and ski and snowboard enthusiasts remain unconvinced that helmets reduce overall injury risk?img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2809add1/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885005500/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2809add1/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885005500/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2809add1/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151885005500/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2809add1/a2t.img" border="0"/

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The New Old Age Blog: For Some Caregivers, the Trauma Lingers

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 30th, 2013, 6:14am EST
Some caregivers struggle with intrusive thoughts and memories months and even years after a loved one has died.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/280ce30c/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885019554/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/280ce30c/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885019554/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/280ce30c/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151885019554/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/280ce30c/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Well: Helmets for Ski and Snowboard Safety

International Herald Tribune - Posted: January 30th, 2013, 12:01am EST
Helmets reduce the risk of serious head injuries by as much as 60 percent. So why do a surprising number of safety experts and ski and snowboard enthusiasts remain unconvinced that helmets reduce overall injury risk?img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/2809add1/mf.gif' border='0'/br/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885005500/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2809add1/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/151885005500/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2809add1/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/151885005500/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/2809add1/a2t.img" border="0"/

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