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Archive - Mar 2012

March 22nd

Prenatal PAH exposure can lead to behavioral problems in children

Mothers' exposure during pregnancy to a class of air pollutants called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) can lead to behavioral problems in their children.

Emergent receives NIAID grant to advance development of MVA85A TB vaccine

Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
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Thoratec Corporation Issues Update on Worldwide Medical Device Correction Notification Relating to Sealed Outflow Graft Used With HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist System

On February 23 2012 Thoratec Corporation initiated a voluntary worldwide medical device correction notification of all serial numbers of the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Systems (HM II LVAS) h
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Whole Foods Market issues allergy alert for undeclared walnuts in Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whole Foods Market is recalling Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies because the product has undeclared walnuts.
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Physicians preferred over online sources for information by parents of pediatric cancer patients

Parents and adult caregivers of pediatric cancer patients prefer personal consultations with trusted health care providers over online sources for information about their child's illness, according to
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Safety 1st Cabinet Locks Recalled Due to Lock Failure; Children Can Gain Unintended Access to Dangerous Items

Young children can disengage the cabinet locks, allowing access to cabinet contents and posing the risk of injury, due to dangerous or unsafe items.

Study shows how brain function differs in children with math anxiety

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown for the first time how brain function differs in people who have math anxiety from those who don't.

Study identifies ROS in the gaseous phase of cigarette smoke

A team of researchers led by A. K.
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VOA News examines polio eradication efforts in Pakistan

VOA News examines polio vaccination efforts in Pakistan, where "authorities say national pride is now at stake for polio eradication and they are hoping to overcome years of setbacks from natural disa
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Drexel experts available to comment for news stories about autism

Experts at Drexel University are available to comment for news stories about autism for Autism Awareness Month in April. Drexel recently established the A.J.
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