Health News Archive - November 14, 2009
The US Food And Drug Administration on Friday announced the launch of an investigation into the â€œsafety and legalityâ€ of caffeinated alcoholic beverages.
The worst may be behind us for swine flu outbreaks, according to new reports from the World Health Organization on Friday.
Documents show that for over three years, the agency in charge of preventing Medicare fraud has repeatedly ignored warnings about scammers stealing millions of dollars from several programs.
The FDA has found garbage floating around in vials of drugs made by Genzyme, the agency warned doctors today.
Despite minimal exposure to the regular geometric objects found in developed countries, African tribal people perceive shapes as well as westerners, according to a new study.
A new study from the Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota shows that patients who have acute leukemia and are transplanted with two units of umbilical cord blood (UCB) have significantly reduced risk of the disease returning.
NFL players and other athletes who suffer serious or multiple concussions may benefit from ground-breaking research being conducted by scientists at Barrow Neurological Institute at St Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center.
Couples who bring thoughtful words to a fight release lower amounts of stress-related proteins, suggesting that rational communication between partners can ease the impact of marital conflict on the immune system.
NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Organizers of a free health clinic for uninsured residents of Louisiana are pleased with its success today. Not only did the clinic see 1,000 patients, it may have saved the lives of some sick individuals.