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2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog
Magnesium sulfate given intravenously to pregnant women at risk of very preterm birth was not associated with benefit on neurological, behavioral, growth, or functional outcomes in their children at school age, according to a study in the September 17 issue of JAMA . Rates of adverse long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes for infants born at less than 28 weeks' gestation remain high relative to full-term infants.
3 hrs ago | Medical News Today
Magnesium sulfate given intravenously to pregnant women at risk of very preterm birth was not associated with benefit on neurological, behavioral, growth, or functional outcomes in their children at school age, according to a study in JAMA . Rates of adverse long-term neurodevelopmental outcomes for infants born at less than 28 weeks' gestation remain high relative to full-term infants.
6 hrs ago | Contractor
We begin with that staple of southeast Asia, the squat toilet. While the set-up is unfamiliar and you do have to bring your own toilet paper, this one is at least relatively clean and offers a convenient grab-bar to keep the user stable.
8 hrs ago | Stereogum
Over the last year, coverage of the music scene in Melbourne, Australia has been increasing, which is fine because the music scene in Melbourne, Australia is freaking great . Bands like Total Control and Deaf Wish have earned some deserved attention, and the same should be true of Lower Plenty, who share a few members with those bands.
9 hrs ago | Cath Lab Digest
New data from the Boston Scientific clinical trial program of the Lotusa Valve System continue to demonstrate strong performance as a less invasive treatment for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are considered high risk for surgical valve replacement. Data from the REPRISE II clinical trial confirmed safety and effectiveness out to one year, with more than 86 percent of patients exhibiting a complete absence of paravalvular aortic regurgitation and no patients demonstrating moderate or severe paravalvular aortic regurgitation.
13 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Video has emerged of a two-year-old boy falling onto the tracks at a train station in Melbourne. 9news.com.au reports that Caught on video: Stroller, toddler fall onto train tracks in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia -- Video has emerged of a two-year-old boy falling onto the tracks at a train station in Melbourne.
Byrne's exposure to the New York City music during his time at Columbia influences his approach to his new role as artistic director. Andrew Byrne , GSAS '99, returns to the Upper West Side this Monday as he begins his tenure as the artistic director of Symphony Space after eight years of organizing festivals and special projects at Carnegie Hall.
Exelis will highlight its expanding presence in the global aviation marketplace at ATC Global 2014 in Beijing, China, Sept. 17-19, 2014.
A goldfish in Australia is swimming in its tank only days after undergoing a life-threatening surgery to remove a tumor from its head. The goldfish, named George, was brought into the Lort Smith Animal Hospital in North Melbourne, Australia, last week after its owner noticed it wasn't swimming or eating properly.
A veterinarian surgically removed a tumor from a 10-year-old goldfish, who is someone's beloved pet. George, the goldfish, had a tumor on the side of his head and for a few hundred bucks, that tumor was removed last week and George is already back at home swimming in his pond, according to WSPA News on Sept.
Goldfish: the reluctant carnival prize, the fish you don't expect to live more than a year or two, the pet you resign yourself to flushing down the toilet once it meets its maker. George, a 10-year-old goldfish in Australia, had a relatively large tumor on its head.
The Dreamliner is growing up. A new, longer version of the plane powered by a pair of GEnx jet engines recently landed an FAA certification.
A Melbourne, Australia Pizza Hut restaurant says it made a huge mistake by putting up a sign intended to drum up business for a neighboring pet store. The chain restaurant actually advertised a pets-for-pizza giveaway very similar to your coffee shop loyalty card, apparently, with a sign reading "Buy any 10 pizzas and get one free small animal."
The next Australian retro computing gathering, Oz KFest, will be happening in Melbourne, Australia, April 17-19, 2015. Come join us downunder for a few of days of retro inspiration, Aussie ingenuity and camaraderie! The goal of the event is to provide a user group style environment to exchange ideas and discuss new developments in retro computing hardware, software, preservation, emulation and other related topics.
Round water bottles are so last year! Now there's a FLAT container that fits neatly into a bag - or even your back pocket A company has designed a water bottle that's ideal for the office worker's bag - because it's completely flat. The same shape as a piece of paper, the Memobottle is a slimline, reusable water bottle that slides into your bag to lie next to books and laptops.
MELBOURNE, Australia-Macquarie Group Ltd., Australia's largest investment bank, has forecast a 25% to 30% jump in net profit in the first half of its fiscal year, compared with a year earlier, but a fall from a strong result in the preceding six-month period. Increased performance fees from the bank's listed and unlisted funds are expected to lift the company's profit slightly for the year through March.
THE reform of Australia's federation is under review, with a White Paper process currently underway. In partnership with the Australian National University's Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School of Public Policy and with the University of Melbourne School of Government, "The Conversation" have asked leading Australian academics to begin a debate on renewing federalism, from tax reform to the broader issues of democracy.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:45 pm
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