About MedtronicMedtronic is headquartered in Minneapolis, is the global leader in medical technology, alleviating pain, restoring health, and extending life for millions of people around the world.All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as Medtronic 's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended 27th April 2007 described. The actual results may differ from expected results.
RCNOn Government Action on Alcohol AbuseThe Royal College of Nursing called on the government to action on alcohol abuse, as it welcomes recommendations of the Health Select Committee, tougher measures to stem introduce flood of disease and premature death that result from excessive alcohol consumption. Peter Carter, RCN Chief Executive & General Secretary, said:.The survey is the first to show these moving cilia on airway cells not only this clearing function, but also the receptors to play a sensory role. The researchers also found when the receptors for bitter compounds, the cilia beat faster, suggesting that the detection and motion capabilities of these cellular structures are linked.