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One- Fifths of Lung Cancer Patients are Non-smoking Women: Study

The American Cancer Society put figures of non-smokers who develop lung cancer as 10 to 15 percent//. Researchers announced results of a study that offer support to these estimates, in the form of similar figures. Publishing their findings in the Journal of Oncology, Dr. Heather Wakelee ...

Care.com Launches Senior Care Directory

... adult children, other relatives, and friends who provide unpaid help to disabled older people living in the community. Of these, about three- fifths (or 4.2 million) are spouses and adult children, and the remaining two-fifths (3.1 million) are other relatives, friends and neighbors. Launc...

New Analysis Puts Cot Death Under Scrutiny Once Again

...This contrasts with the original study that 87% of the deaths were natural, but is closer to the findings of previous studies that suggested about two fifths of repeat deaths probably resulted from homicide. Bacon and Hey stress that their purpose is not to second guess the original authors, but the...

Wire-Free – Handcuffing Good Healt

...ich does away with the needs of wires or the need to be connected to a socket to access// Internet, has spread to half of all primary schools and four fifths of all secondary schools across the UK. Meanwhile, there has been the rising of dissenting voices. Teachers represented by the Teachers Union are...

Free Drug Samples Influence Prescribing, Say One in Three Doctors

... on the relationship between industry and the profession. But only one in three felt that the relationship should be more tightly regulated. Two fifths felt that it should not be restricted further. “The generally held view that accepting modest incentive items, such as drug samples is appropria...

New Obesity Guidelines Will Trouble US Children

...ult in healthy children being categorized as medically overweight or obese, says the author, and mean that approximately a quarter of toddlers and two fifths of children aged 6-11 in America will be classed as having the disease. The author of the articles is Ray Moynihan, who has previously written abo...

Cleanliness Standards Dropped In NHS Hospitals – Patient Report

...t saying good or very good, a third saying fair and 15 per cent saying poor. About a quarter complained, about no contact numbers were given, two fifths got no information on side effects of their drugs, 40 per cent were given no information about ‘danger signals’ after surgery. But about 92 per cent a...
Fifths in Biological News

Free drug samples influence prescribing, say one in three doctors

...nes on the relationship between industry and the profession But only one in three felt that the relationship should be more tightly regulated. Two fifths felt that it should not be restricted further. "The generally held view that accepting modest incentive items, such as drug samples is appropriate...
Fifths in Biological Technology

Golden scales

...lectrical current." Using their NEMS mass sensor, Zettl, Jensen and Kim were able to weigh individual gold atoms and measure masses as small as two fifths that of a gold atom at room temperature and in just a little more than one second of time. A gold atom has a mass of 3.25 x 10-25 kilograms, which mea...

International Survey Shows People Over Forty Ignore Risk of Blindness

...yesight of Millions At-Risk for Glaucoma Results of a new international survey reveal that eye exams are being ignored by many aged over 40. Only two fifths of respondents had visited an eye specialist in the last year to have their eyes checked, even though twice as many people feared going blind compared...
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