Health News Archive - June 23, 2006
By Peter Apps LONDON (Reuters) - It's thanks to Sri Lanka's overseas Tamils -- people like engineer S. Vijayadeva or accountant Kana Naheerathan -- that the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) can afford to keep up its insurgency.
By Arshad Sharif ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani families that have only one child will have that child's education paid for by the government under a novel plan to try and bring down the country's rapid population growth.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - In a rebel camp along the barren, windswept border between Sudan and Chad, dozens of trucks packed with dreadlocked fighters manning heavy machine guns are lined up.
Kellogg Co., maker of sugary Frosted Flakes cereal and Keebler cookies, is moving into the diet and nutrition section of the grocery store with a line of protein-fortified foods, the company said on Friday.
Americans are more socially isolated than they were 20 years ago, separated by work, commuting and the single life, researchers reported on Friday.
By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Americans are more socially isolated than they were 20 years ago, separated by work, commuting and the single life, researchers reported on Friday. Nearly a quarter of people surveyed said they had "zero" close friends with whom to discuss personal matters.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heartburn, resulting
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Drivers may know they are sleepy but that often doesn't stop them, and consequently they're liable to be involved in a serious accident, according to a large study of French workers published Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People are more likely to see their 100th birthday, research hints, if they were born to young mothers.
By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating plenty of leafy greens, broccoli and Brussels sprouts may help ward off the blood cancer non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, research findings suggest. In a study of more than 800 U.S.
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).