Health News Archive - October 18, 2007

By Alfhaily, F Ewies, A A A Key words: ACUPUNCTURE, HOT FLUSHES, VASOMOTOR SYMPTOMS ABSTRACT There is an increased interest amongst women in seeking alternatives for hormone replacement therapy because of their fear of side-effects.


The teenage world can be a fastmoving blur of instant communication and rapid change. But while adolescent tastes and fads can shift in a nanosecond, teens, especially girls, seem unlikely to dismiss vegetarianism as "so yesterday" anytime soon, experts contend.

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Tenth Annual HealthGrades Hospital Quality in America Study, Baptist Memorial Hospital- Memphis ranks best in Tennessee for cardiac surgery, stroke care and gastrointestinal surgery & procedures.

BINGHAM FARMS and ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 18, 2007 Crittenton Hospital Medical Center CEO, Lynn Orfgen, announced an agreement with United Physicians (UP) encouraging all Crittenton staff physicians to enroll in United Physicians myWorkspace(R).

Adventist Health System (AHS) announced today that they have signed an agreement with MD Scientific, LLC (Charlotte, NC) to make the EndoTool™ Glucose Management System the "standard of care" for controlling in-patient blood glucose levels throughout AHS's 36 hospital system.

By Charlotte Thompson A YOUNG mother died in hospital days after giving birth to her first child. Police have launched an investigation into the death of Lesley Cowie, 31, following the delivery of her daughter Grace by Caesarean section.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.