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FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy

FDA Approves Implanted Brain Stimulator for Epilepsy

Nov 15, – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday gave its approval to a new implanted device that lowers the rate of seizures among people with epilepsy. “The neurostimulator detects abnormal electrical activity in the brain and responds by delivering electrical stimulation intended to normalize brain activity before the patient experiences seizure symptoms,” […]

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EU environment ministers call for action on climate

EU environment ministers call for action on climate

Oct 29, – In a 40-page document released in Brussels, they also called on the 28-nation bloc to reform the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) and said environmental action need not clash with efforts to limit energy prices. Thirteen European environment ministers urged the European Union on Monday to adopt ambitious energy and climate goals […]

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Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Oct 17, – Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Sek Wannamethee said search teams had recovered the bodies of 15 crash victims by the time their operations ended Thursday because of the strong current and darkness. He said they were unable to immediately identify them or their nationalities. Rescuers in fishing boats pulled bodies from the muddy […]

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Smartphone Apps Can Make Workouts More Fun

Smartphone Apps Can Make Workouts More Fun

May 31, AP – And then you hear the groan of a zombie over your right shoulder. It’s sprint or be eaten. The zombie apocalypse isn’t upon you. You’re just taking part in the latest fitness craze — smartphone apps that make a fun and interactive game out of your daily workout. You’re jogging at […]

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