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Health News Archive - January 03, 2009

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New research found that kids are getting fatter thanks to fast-food restaurants near schools.

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People with prostate cancer could find relief from a natural substance found in cough medicine.

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A new Italian study finds that anxiety, depression and certain other mental health conditions are more prevalent among infertile couples than those who are not infertile.

Pharmacies in Britain sold more than 10,000 do-it-yourself cleaning kits last month alone amid fears of bacterium infection by consumers, officials say. PatientPak Chairman Jonathan Sayeed said his company enjoyed increased sales of its cleaning kits in December because off heightened concerns about

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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