Health News Archive - February 26, 2009

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Program that Recognizes and Honors Individuals for Their Contribution Stratham, N.H., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 24th 2009, Lindt & Sprungli, the world's leading producer of premium chocolate, announced a partnership with Autism Speaks.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc.


New research reveals a sophisticated brain mechanism that is critical for filtering out irrelevant signals during demanding cognitive tasks.

SHARON, Mass., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cash for Gold USA is firmly supporting the fight against breast cancer through their alliance with the National Breast Cancer Foundation.

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's pharmaceutical research and biotechnology companies are testing a record number of potential medicines to treat two of the country's top killers.


It takes weeks or months for the effect of most antidepressants to kick in, time that can feel like an eternity to those who need the drugs the most.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record number of potential medicines to treat heart disease and stroke are being developed, according to the latest report by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) on medicines in the research pipeline.

PSA levels appear to be more predictive of three-year prostate cancer risk in African American men compared with Caucasian men with a family history of prostate cancer, according to a new study.

The results of a new clinical trial show an injectable gonadotropin-releasing hormone called goserelin can improve long term survival in some women with early breast cancer.

A new study suggests a woman's reproductive history could raise or lower her chances of developing Parkinson's disease.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.