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Health News Archive - February 25, 2009

European momentum toward serialization drives need for Systech's productized software BRUSSELS, Feb.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis from The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services indicates that a lack of access to eye care services for residents in rural and low-income areas has become a major public health crisis in America.

In the latest clinical trial for a technique to detect pancreatic cancer, researchers found they could differentiate cells that are cancerous from those that are benign, pre-cancerous, or even early stage indicators called mucinous cystic lesions.

Postpartum depression is a serious—and often undiagnosed—condition affecting about 10 to 12 percent of new mothers. Some of the causes might include personal history of depression, stressful life events, and lack of social, financial or emotional support.

Europeans with the least level of education have a higher incidence of lung cancer compared to those with the highest level of education, researchers said.

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Scientists in Britain reported on Wednesday, whether you are pessimistic or optimistic may depend on a single, hormone-delivery gene.

Researchers have found a way to block the ability of white blood cells to sprint toward the sites of infection when such speed worsens the damage done by sepsis, the often fatal, whole-body bacterial infection, according to a study published today in the journal Blood.

Customizable Curriculum and Multimedia Appeal to Both Students and Professionals Seeking Certification NEW YORK, Feb.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.