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Health News Archive - May 22, 2006

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A stud

WILMINGTON, Del., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca today announced results of two clinical studies that examined SEROQUEL(R) (quetiapine fumarate) in combination with antidepressant therapy in patients with depression.

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Elderly people, whose immune responses typically weaken with age, can be safely protected against common influenza with doses of vaccine that are up to four times stronger than usual, researchers said on Monday.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The popular wrinkle treatment Botox may have more than just cosmetic applications for people with a far more pressing quality of life issue than a wish to present an unfurrowed brow in public.

Urine tests that screen for bladder cancer can help people get treated for the deadly disease before it spreads and save money by reducing the need for expensive care, U.S. researchers reported on Monday.

AstraZeneca Monday released the results of two studies suggesting Seroquel's promise for treating major depression.

Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.