Health News Archive - January 14, 2008
In a development that may someday lead to new treatments for heart disease and organ transplants, scientists have successfully grown beating hearts in rats. The research carries implications for using stem cells to grow customized organs for transplants.
Israeli researchers have discovered that caring for stuffed animals reduces severe stress reactions in children exposed to war.
In studies involving more than 35,000 people and a survey across the entire human genome, scientists have found evidence that common genetic variants recently linked to osteoarthritis may also play a minor role in human height.
The TriZetto Group Inc. (NASDAQ: TZIX) announced today that Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) has selected TriZetto's QNXT™ enterprise administration system and QNXT Application Hosting Services.
Detailed Images of Fast-Moving T Cells Provide First Experimental Evidence of Theory
Findings point to calcium channels as essential regulators of mast cell activation.
We often read or hear stories about older adults being conned out of their life savings, but are older individuals really more susceptible to fraud than younger adults? And, if so, how exactly does aging affect judgment and decision-making abilities?
A green glow from a fruit fly is giving researchers the green light when they are on the right path in their quest to develop compounds that help prevent cancer.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c79410) has announced the addition of Triple Analysis: Antibody Drug Target Atlas in Oncology and Special Focus on Melanoma and NSCLC to their offering.
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- ZoomCare today announces the grand opening of a second location in Portland's Pearl District. ZoomCare offers board-certified physicians who cater to patients' everyday health care needs, including preventive care, primary care and urgent care.