Health News Archive - June 02, 2008


Researchers from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston reported Sunday that high doses of the arthritis medication Celebrex might prevent lung cancer in heavy smokers.

By Loke Poh Lin LOKE POH LIN says it's only sensible to visit the Le Sense spa when your body's signalling it needs a break.

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio and NYU today announced the launch of Doctor Radio powered by NYU Langone Medical Center, a national radio channel of world-class physicians hosting live call-in radio shows broadcast daily to millions of listeners.


1st national study finds startling injury rates in patients from 1-21

C2N Diagnostics today announced the availability of its first commercial assay and research service for the measurement of neurally-derived biomolecules in vivo.

5 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT ... BAD BREATH 1. Unwelcome guests: The No. 1 cause of halitosis _ bad breath _ is oral bacteria. They often congregate on the deep surfaces of the tongue, produce a waste that is rich in sulfur compounds and create a dreadful rotten-egg smell.

Health Hero Network, Inc. has begun shipping its third-generation Health Buddy(R) Appliance, with enhancements that take the leading telehealth technology solution for managing individuals with chronic conditions in their homes to a new level of ease of use and accessibility.

Aurora Imaging Technology Inc. today announced that the Aurora(R) 1.5Tesla Dedicated Breast MRI System is immediately available for the first time to Floridians at the Bay Radiology Women's Imaging Center in Panama City, Fla.

PHILADELPHIA, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley Forge Medical Center and Hospital is the first facility on the East Coast to obtain the Addiction-Free Pain Management (APM) Center of Excellence provisional designation, providing cutting edge treatment for people suffering with chronic pain and prescription drug abuse.


Study finds kids who use touch pad device are more likely to share critical info with doctor

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.