Health News Archive - January 15, 2009
Eating an excessively high fat-diet during pregnancy can lead to liver disease in newborns, U.S. researchers have found.
In a national clinical trial, adolescents with moderate to severe depression first given a placebo treatment and then an antidepressant medication alone or in combination with therapy responded just as well over the long term as participants who received active treatment throughout the study, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report.
Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly & Co said Thursday that it had pleaded guilty to charges it had illegally marketed the anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa for off-label use, a misdemeanor violation of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.
Huge rise in male mortality coincided with move from communism to capitalism Countries seeking to make massive changes in the way their economies are run, for example by privatising formerly state-run sectors, must take into account the potential impact of such changes on people's health, experts warn today.
NEW YORK, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, February 3, 2009, legendary folk icon, Judy Collins, will perform live at The Fifth Annual Beyond Beauty Gala to benefit The James E.
VANCOUVER, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. ("QLT") (NASDAQ: QLTI; TSX: QLT) announced that it will extend the term of its modified "Dutch Auction" tender offer (the "Offer") for up to US$50 million of its common shares (the "Shares") commenced on December 5, 2008.
Landmark Legislation Will Promote Collaborative Research, Rehabilitation and Quality of Life Initiatives for Millions Living with Paralysis and Spinal Cord Injuries SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan.
Stimulus Package and House Vote to Expand Child Health Insurance TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today provided an update on recent discussions in Washington D.C.
The study shows that infants that left the maternity ward with undiagnosed heart disease evinced much higher mortality than those who were diagnosed before discharge
A National Rally Against Hunger to Be Held on Martin Luther King Day in Washington, DC at the Martin Luther King Library CHICAGO, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feeding America, the nation's largest hunger relief organization, announced today that on Martin Luther King Jr.