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Study: Facebook popularity among older teens is “dead”

US News - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 09:00


According the findings of the Global Social Media Impact Study, the usage of the once-staple Facebook social network is on the decline among teenagers; with older teens shifting to simpler social networking alternatives.

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BHF Aims to Raise Awareness about Women Dying from Heart and Circulatory Diseases

US News - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 07:32


The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is well aware of heart diseases taking place among women. This has led them to come up with a virtual Women's Room with an aim to raise awareness with regard to heart disease in women.

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Funding Unavailability Delaying Hand Transplants

US News - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 07:30


Prof. Simon Kay, who has performed the UK's first hand transplant, affirmed that further operations are getting delayed as funding is not available.

He finds the situation quite frustrating as the delay in carrying out the transplant is being made due to the non-availability of immediate funding.

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Britain Europe’s Statin Capital

US News - Sat, 12/28/2013 - 07:28


The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has carried out an analysis in which it has found that Britain is the statin capital of Europe.

It has been said so as it prescribes most of the cholesterol-lowering medications. In addition, around 14% of Australians take statins and 13% Slovakians take the cholesterol-lowering medications.

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