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February 26, 2014

U.S. and European Regulators Call Popular Diabetes Drugs Safe

International Herald Tribune - Posted: February 26th, 2014, 8:05pm EST
In an unusual joint paper, officials said that assertions by some researchers that the drugs could cause pancreatic inflammation were “inconsistent with the current data.”img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/379545ef/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fus-and-european-regulators-call-popular-diabetes-drugs-safe.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=U.S.+and+European+Regulators+Call+Popular+Diabetes+Drugs+Safe" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fus-and-european-regulators-call-popular-diabetes-drugs-safe.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=U.S.+and+European+Regulators+Call+Popular+Diabetes+Drugs+Safe" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fus-and-european-regulators-call-popular-diabetes-drugs-safe.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=U.S.+and+European+Regulators+Call+Popular+Diabetes+Drugs+Safe" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fus-and-european-regulators-call-popular-diabetes-drugs-safe.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=U.S.+and+European+Regulators+Call+Popular+Diabetes+Drugs+Safe" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fus-and-european-regulators-call-popular-diabetes-drugs-safe.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=U.S.+and+European+Regulators+Call+Popular+Diabetes+Drugs+Safe" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/div

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Health Law’s Small Co-ops Have Mixed Success So Far

International Herald Tribune - Posted: February 26th, 2014, 7:58pm EST
How the co-ops fare will help determine whether the new health care law can inject more competition into the nation’s entrenched insurance market.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/379545f0/sc/1/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fbusiness%2Fmixed-success-so-far-for-health-laws-co-ops.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Health+Law%E2%80%99s+Small+Co-ops+Have+Mixed+Success+So+Far" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fbusiness%2Fmixed-success-so-far-for-health-laws-co-ops.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Health+Law%E2%80%99s+Small+Co-ops+Have+Mixed+Success+So+Far" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fbusiness%2Fmixed-success-so-far-for-health-laws-co-ops.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Health+Law%E2%80%99s+Small+Co-ops+Have+Mixed+Success+So+Far" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fbusiness%2Fmixed-success-so-far-for-health-laws-co-ops.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Health+Law%E2%80%99s+Small+Co-ops+Have+Mixed+Success+So+Far" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fbusiness%2Fmixed-success-so-far-for-health-laws-co-ops.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Health+Law%E2%80%99s+Small+Co-ops+Have+Mixed+Success+So+Far" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/div

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Well: New DNA Test Better at Predicting Some Disorders in Babies, Study Finds

International Herald Tribune - Posted: February 26th, 2014, 5:03pm EST
The screen, called the cell-free DNA test, was 10 times more accurate than now-standard tests in discovering cases of Down syndrome, researchers said.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/37932766/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwell.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Fnew-dna-test-better-at-predicting-some-disorders-in-babies-study-finds%2F%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Well%3A+New+DNA+Test+Better+at+Predicting+Some+Disorders+in+Babies%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwell.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Fnew-dna-test-better-at-predicting-some-disorders-in-babies-study-finds%2F%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Well%3A+New+DNA+Test+Better+at+Predicting+Some+Disorders+in+Babies%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwell.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Fnew-dna-test-better-at-predicting-some-disorders-in-babies-study-finds%2F%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Well%3A+New+DNA+Test+Better+at+Predicting+Some+Disorders+in+Babies%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwell.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Fnew-dna-test-better-at-predicting-some-disorders-in-babies-study-finds%2F%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Well%3A+New+DNA+Test+Better+at+Predicting+Some+Disorders+in+Babies%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwell.blogs.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F26%2Fnew-dna-test-better-at-predicting-some-disorders-in-babies-study-finds%2F%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Well%3A+New+DNA+Test+Better+at+Predicting+Some+Disorders+in+Babies%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/divbr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/sc/14/rc/1/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/sc/14/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/sc/14/rc/2/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/sc/14/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/sc/14/rc/3/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/sc/14/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"//abr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/186531073898/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/37932766/a2t.img" border="0"/

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Brain Trauma Extends to the Soccer Field

International Herald Tribune - Posted: February 26th, 2014, 4:01pm EST
Researchers found C.T.E., a disease linked to football and boxing, in a soccer player who loved to head the ball, although they said the cause was inconclusive.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/379545e7/sc/13/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fsports%2Fsoccer%2Fresearchers-find-brain-trauma-disease-in-a-soccer-player.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Brain+Trauma+Extends+to+the+Soccer+Field" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fsports%2Fsoccer%2Fresearchers-find-brain-trauma-disease-in-a-soccer-player.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Brain+Trauma+Extends+to+the+Soccer+Field" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fsports%2Fsoccer%2Fresearchers-find-brain-trauma-disease-in-a-soccer-player.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Brain+Trauma+Extends+to+the+Soccer+Field" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fsports%2Fsoccer%2Fresearchers-find-brain-trauma-disease-in-a-soccer-player.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Brain+Trauma+Extends+to+the+Soccer+Field" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fsports%2Fsoccer%2Fresearchers-find-brain-trauma-disease-in-a-soccer-player.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Brain+Trauma+Extends+to+the+Soccer+Field" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/div

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Mental Illness Risk Higher for Children of Older Fathers, Study Finds

International Herald Tribune - Posted: February 26th, 2014, 4:00pm EST
Children born to middle-aged men are more likely to develop any of a range of mental difficulties, like attention deficits, bipolar disorder, autism and schizophrenia, according to a new study.img width='1' height='1' src='http://rss.nytimes.com/c/34625/f/640346/s/379305a5/sc/14/mf.gif' border='0'/br clear='all'/div class='mf-viral'table border='0'trtd valign='middle'a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/twitter/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fmental-illness-risk-higher-for-children-of-older-parents-study-finds.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Mental+Illness+Risk+Higher+for+Children+of+Older+Fathers%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/twitter.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/facebook/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fmental-illness-risk-higher-for-children-of-older-parents-study-finds.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Mental+Illness+Risk+Higher+for+Children+of+Older+Fathers%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/facebook.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/linkedin/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fmental-illness-risk-higher-for-children-of-older-parents-study-finds.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Mental+Illness+Risk+Higher+for+Children+of+Older+Fathers%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/linkedin.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/gplus/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fmental-illness-risk-higher-for-children-of-older-parents-study-finds.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Mental+Illness+Risk+Higher+for+Children+of+Older+Fathers%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/googleplus.png" border="0" //anbsp;a href="http://share.feedsportal.com/share/email/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2014%2F02%2F27%2Fhealth%2Fmental-illness-risk-higher-for-children-of-older-parents-study-finds.html%3Fpartner%3Drss%26emc%3Drsst=Mental+Illness+Risk+Higher+for+Children+of+Older+Fathers%2C+Study+Finds" target="_blank"img src="http://res3.feedsportal.com/social/email.png" border="0" //a/td/tr/table/divbr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/sc/14/rc/1/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/sc/14/rc/1/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/sc/14/rc/2/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/sc/14/rc/2/rc.img" border="0"//abr/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/sc/14/rc/3/rc.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/sc/14/rc/3/rc.img" border="0"//abr/br/a href="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/a2.htm"img src="http://da.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/a2.img" border="0"//aimg width="1" height="1" src="http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/187558260535/u/0/f/640346/c/34625/s/379305a5/a2t.img" border="0"/

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