Health News Archive - June 18, 2005

ABSTRACT During World War II, 36 conscientious objectors participated in a study of human starvation conducted by Ancel Keys and his colleagues at the University of Minnesota.


An estimated 4.3 percent of Americans suffer from bipolar disorder or its milder forms, far more than previous estimates which placed the number at about 1 percent, a new study finds.


Do computers belong in your doctor's examination room, along with tongue depressors and blood-pressure cuffs? Maybe so: A new study suggests PCs can help improve the doctor-patient relationship.

The more food commercials young kids see on television, the more confused they are about which foods are healthy, a new study finds.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]