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Health News Archive - January 21, 2009

South Africa allows schools to give children age 12 and older condoms to fight the spread of HIV but distribution is sketchy, U.S. researchers have found.

At least 167 cases of dengue fever, a dangerous and sometimes fatal mosquito-born illness, have been reported in Cairns on the northeast coast of Australia. Queensland health officials declared an epidemic Tuesday, The Brisbane Courier-Mail reported.

Medication and psychotherapy can benefit people obsessive about their physical appearance, a researcher in South Africa says.

MONTREAL, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Siegal's Direct Nutritionals, LLC, the worldwide distributor of Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET(R) hunger-controlling cookies and other products, today announced that Dr.

FREE Presentation/Surrogacy Seminar Series CHICAGO, Jan.

HAMBURG, Germany and STOCKHOLM, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Richter-Helm BioLogics GmbH & Co.

- National Association of School Nurses and Triaminic(R) send Sick Day Guidelines home to help guide parents through the cough and cold season - On average, school-aged children get six to 10 colds every year and some 22 million school days are missed each year(i) SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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