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January 24, 2014
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Heart attack survival far lower in UK than Sweden

The chance of surviving a heart attack is far lower in the UK than Sweden, according to a major new study published in The Lancet. The startling findings suggest that more than 11,000 lives could have been saved over the … Continue reading

October 6, 2013
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MU Researchers Identify Risk-Factors for Addictive Video-Game Use among Adults

Escapism, social interaction and rewards fuel problematic gaming behaviors COLUMBIA, Mo. – New research from the University of Missouri indicates escapism, social interaction and rewards fuel problematic video-game use among “very casual” to “hardcore” adult gamers. Understanding individual motives that … Continue reading

July 25, 2013
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Link between low vitamin D blood levels and heart disease varies by race

Low vitamin D blood levels are linked to greater risk of heart disease in whites and Chinese, but not in blacks and Hispanics, according to a study appearing this week in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. Growing … Continue reading

January 23, 2012
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New U-M Computer Model Predicts Cholera Outbreaks Up To 11 Months in Advance

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— A new University of Michigan computer model of disease transmission in space and time can predict cholera outbreaks in Bangladesh up to 11 months in advance, providing an early warning system that could help public health officials … Continue reading

July 29, 2011
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Alibaba Group, Yahoo!, and SoftBank Reach Agreement on Alipay

*Alibaba Group will Participate in the Ongoing Value of Alipay* HONG KONG & TOKYO & SUNNYVALE, Calif.-– Alibaba Group, Yahoo!, and SoftBank today announced they have reached an agreement in which Alibaba Group will continue to participate in Alipay’s future … Continue reading