Health News Archive - February 02, 2009


Heath insurance will become very inexpensive after be laid off from a job if the government's stimulus plan is voted a law. Some cost reductions in health coverage for the underprivileged will be upturned, also.

Mail-order drug companies say U.S.

Food Allergy Project Joins with Food Allergy Initiative to Create Largest National Source for Research, Advocacy and Education Efforts NEW YORK, Feb.


Researchers say they may have discovered the way a particular gene regulates the development of tumors.

BOTHELL, Wash., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SCOLR Pharma, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: DDD) today announced that the board of directors has appointed Bruce S. Morra, Ph.D., M.B.A., to serve as president and chief executive officer. Dr.

LIONVILLE, Pa., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced that Donald E.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) strongly supports President Obama's call for a "complete review" of the nation's food safety system.

University of Michigan Health System researchers have published new data to help answer two dreaded questions: "Is it cancer?" and "What type of treatment should I have?"


A new survey suggests that watching TV shows like Casualty and ER makes people confident enough to try and resuscitate people in real life, as a poll of just fewer than 2,000 people showed one in five would try.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.