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Health News Archive - May 30, 2009

A young Brazilian man who lives in New York flew to Hungary on a tourist tour and was hospitalized with the H1N1 virus, doctors said. The man, whose identity had not been disclosed, was admitted to a hospital in the northern town of Eger and confirmed as Hungary's first swine flu patient, Hungarian

Popular antidepressants taken with tamoxifen can increase the risk of breast cancer recurrence PHILADELPHIA, May 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study found that taking tamoxifen with certain antidepressants more than doubled the risk of breast cancer recurrence in women taking both medications.

- Several SSRIs more than double risk of cancer recurrence in tamoxifen treated patients - Nearly 30 percent of tamoxifen users take drugs that reduce its effectiveness against breast cancer ORLANDO, Fla., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An important new study finds that certain popular antidepressants frequently prescribed to women taking the breast cancer drug tamoxifen more than double the risk of a breast cancer recurrence for those using both medications.

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A new study suggests that teenagers who regularly use the bathroom scale might be more likely than their peers to take healthy measures to control their weight.

Promising Anti-cancer Activity Observed in Relapsed Patients ORLANDO, Fla., and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc.

Webcast at 7:10 p.m. Eastern Time Today BOTHELL, WA, and VANCOUVER, May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

The results of this study will be presented during the American Transplant Congress in Boston, MA May 30 - June 3, 2009 COLUMBIA, Md., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Lead investigator, Dr. Manuel R.

The results of these studies will be presented during the American Transplant Congress in Boston, MA May 30 - June 3, 2009 COLUMBIA, Md., May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve the management of pancreatic islet recipients by managing graft stability and reducing immune system risk, Dr.

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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