Health News Archive - April 07, 2008
It is a well known fact in America that the cost of medication is high. In order to keep the price of drugs down, states are creating and increasing programs which give away unused prescription drugs to those who cannot afford them.
New research from Yale University suggests removal of bone marrow could make the bones stronger and speed the healing of fractures.
By Colleen Lamay, The Idaho Statesman, Boise Apr. 7--State medical watchdogs have taken disciplinary action against two family physicians with drug problems. The physicians are Dr. David A. Smith, who works under a contract with Omega Health Services in Boise, and Dr. Raymond P.
MADISON, Wis., April 7, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- As announced in the March 7th issue of the Wisconsin State Journal, Dr.
Researchers have found that the amount of time chronically ill patients spend in the hospital is dependent on where they live.
U.S. researchers say up to 100 million people globally have genetic mutations that keep their blood pressure low and lower their risk of heart and kidney disease and stroke.
Why do rats live faster and die younger than humans? A newly discovered biological clock provides tantalizing clues
Despite their reputation for deadly attacks on humans and pets, alligators are wiggling their way toward a new role as potential lifesavers in medicine, biochemists in Louisiana reported today at the 235th national meeting of the American Chemical Society.
Taking daily recommended dosages of ibuprofen and acetaminophen caused a substantially greater increase over placebo in the amount of quadriceps muscle mass and muscle strength gained during three months of regular weight lifting, in a study by physiologists at the Human Performance Laboratory, Ball State University.
U.S. researchers have found teens that have a television in their bedroom tend to have poorer diet and exercise habits and lower grades in school compared to those who donâ€™t.