Health News Archive - May 05, 2008
Mothers in the sandwich generation, ages 35-54, feel more stress than any other age group as they balance the demanding, delicate acts of caring for growing children and their aging parents, according to the American Psychological Associations 2007 Stress in America survey.
NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In response to the increasing incidence of kidney cancer in the United States,(1) Major League Baseball (MLB) Hall-of-Fame pitcher and advanced kidney cancer survivor, Don Sutton, has teamed up with the Kidney Cancer Association, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and Onyx Pharmaceuticals to launch the Stay In The Game(TM) kidney cancer awareness program.
HATBORO, Pa., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InfoLogix, Inc. , a leading technology provider of enterprise mobility solutions for the healthcare and commercial industries, announced today that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Delta Health Systems, Inc.
A research on the bone health of one of the oldest persons in the world, who recently died at the age of 114, reveals that there were no genetic modifications which could have contributed to this longevity. The research team, directed by Universitat AutÃ²noma de Barcelona professor Adolfo DÃez PÃ©rez, pointed out a healthy lifestyle, a Mediterranean diet, a temperate climate and regular physical activity as the reasons for his excellent health.
The number of children sickened with hand, foot and mouth disease in China jumped to over 9,700 cases on Monday.
A recent study on autism released Monday found that having a schizophrenic parent or a mother with psychiatric problems doubled a child's risk of being autistic. These findings further suggest an inherited component to autism.
Researchers believe that electromagnetic fields from incubators may be interfering with the heart rates of newborn babies.
WILMINGTON, Del., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca today announced new study data on SEROQUEL XR(TM) (quetiapine fumarate) Extended-Release Tablets for the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) in adult patients.
MAPLE GROVE, Minn., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical specialists from around the country will gather this week to discuss the latest research in obstetrics and gynecology, and menopause and estrogen therapy will be among the information presented.
St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) today announced pilot study results from the first multi-center study investigating deep brain stimulation (DBS) of Brodmann Area 25 for major depressive disorder.