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  • 2/11/2008
    Researchers in Australia are jumping up and down like kangaroos in excitement over new data that suggests that obesity surgery can eliminate diabetes far more effectively than other treatments.
  • 2/9/2008
    A new British study out of King's College in London makes clear that people who stay physically active in their free time also stay younger biologically.
  • 2/8/2008
    It seems that a significant percentage of seasonal flu cases have become Tamiflu-resistant, according to a study completed by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
  • 2/6/2008
    Although most of us are conscientious about hand washing after using public restrooms, we ignore some of the most insidious sources of bacteria, like the bottom of a purse.
  • 2/1/2008
    According to the results of an Argentinian study released just hours ago, "the levels of thimerosal - in childhood vaccinations - don't go very high and they go down right away.
  • 1/28/2008
    Although researchers have known for years that use of the birth control pills can cut the risk of ovarian cancer, the medical world got all excited last week with the release of new evidence indicating that the cancer-preventing effects can last as long as 30 years after women stop taking the pill.
  • 1/24/2008
    In spite of the fact that up to 8 million people in this country suffer from symptoms of fibromyalgia, many in the medical community insist that the disease does not exist.
  • 1/16/2008
    We already knew that a huge number of accidents, secondary infections, and unnecessary deaths occur inside the world's hospitals, but the bottom line is that now we know that these hospitals are unable to police themselves.
  • 1/13/2008
    Until a few days ago, we had been told that women who have a family history of breast cancer combined with mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes have an 80 percent chance of developing the disease at some point in their lives.
  • 1/8/2008
    A recent study out of the University of Minnesota concluded that hostility depletes certain antioxidants linked to heart health.
  • 1/3/2008
    Understand why parents in a recent survey almost universally denied that their kids had serious weight issues, even when the children were outright obese.
  • 12/30/2007
    Researchers in Uganda are trying to learn something new about healing by studying what chimpanzees eat when ill.
  • 12/21/2007
    A new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG) warns that nurses may risk their health working in hospitals because of the abundance of toxic substances in the hospital environment.
  • 12/16/2007
    Upon learning the results of a new, large-scale study sponsored by the National Cancer Institute showing that eating beef and processed meats sharply increases the risk of colon, lung, and other cancers, Cattlemen launched press releases touting the benefits of regular meat consumption.
  • 12/14/2007
    It seems that polycarbonate containers tend to leach the chemical bisphenol-A (BPA), an estrogen-mimic that has been linked to cancer, Alzheimer's, Down syndrome, and reproductive problems.
  • 12/12/2007
    Health council members in New Jersey passed a resolution requiring that all children over the age of six months who attend daycare or preschool must have flu shots.
  • 10/26/2007
    Suddenly the 'superbug' MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is in the news as the latest outbreak of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
  • 10/24/2007
    A just released study of 1,093 patients treated for head and neck cancer showed that their state of mind had no influence on their outcomes.
  • 10/19/2007
    A recent study out of Duke University has found that blood transfusions increase your risk of heart attack and death.
  • 10/14/2007
    ORAC refers to the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity of whatever you're testing -- whether it is a single fruit juice or a combination of five juices.
  • 10/12/2007
    Are there any negative health issues associated with eating a product that has the preservative benzoic acid? Are there alternatives?
  • 10/2/2007
    The Global Detox Event serves as an 'entry level opportunity' to anyone, anywhere, who is serious about taking control of their health by participating in a safe, total detoxification process that cleanses them out from top to bottom.
  • 9/15/2007
    Bipolar Disorder in children has grown 20 times faster than the growth in the diagnoses of adult bipolar-disorder over the same decade.
  • 9/12/2007
    Your government, whichever one it is, is not necessarily putting your health interests first when determining government health policy.
  • 9/2/2007
    Over the past few months Chinese products (and Chinese food imports in particular) have taken a beating in the world press.

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