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Health News Archive - May 01, 2009

DEBRECEN, Hungary, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Bertalan Mesko, medical blogger and health 2.0 consultant, published a list of web tools and sites where medical professionals and patients can follow all the new cases and information on swine flu.

Infection with anal human papillomavirus, a virus that can cause anal and cervical cancers, is associated with a higher risk of new HIV infection in previously HIV-negative men who have sex with men, according to new UCSF research.

Moderate kidney disease increases an older man's risk of developing certain cancers, according to an upcoming study in the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN).

BEIJING, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE Amex: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, today announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F with the U.S.

How to Put Yourself First When It Feels Like You Are Still Doing Only for Others SEYMOUR, Tenn., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mother's Day is one time a year for families to honor their mothers for all the hard work and dedication they provide.

DAYTON, Ohio, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 2, Miami Valley Hospital will unveil its new $19 million Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). A community ribbon cutting ceremony is set for 10 a.m.

WASHINGTON, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dietary supplement industry is aware of public concern regarding H1N1 flu virus ("swine flu") and of the desire of the public to protect itself against this virus.

Tips for parents on talking to children about swine flu CHICAGO, May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the concern over swine flu (H1N1) grows in school districts and communities across the country and around the world, children and families can become anxious.

Kidz-Med Thermofocus 5-in-1 Non-Contact Thermometer Available, Safety Prevention WESTON, Fla., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization heightened awareness in regards to the swine flu by raising the pandemic flu alert to the second highest level below a global outbreak.

LAKE ARROWHEAD, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Pharmacy Care, Inc., is stepping forth not just for the independent pharmacists it represents but the general public in several matters of emerging importance. Not only has MPC successfully halted mandatory mail order programs in various counties, but it is pleased to serve as a resource for reporters and others investigating yet another health-care crisis striking our country.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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