Health News Archive - October 29, 2010
A study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows more than half of patients with a specific kind of lung cancer are responding positively to a treatment that targets the gene that drives their cancer.
Scientists at Weill Cornell Medical College have identified a potential new treatment for the Nipah and Hendra viruses, two lethal and emerging viruses for which there is currently no treatment or vaccine available.
All Samples Test Within Safety Threshold SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct.
ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most successful surgeries of the past several decades. This procedure has relieved pain and restored movement to hundreds of thousands of people.
NEW YORK, Oct.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for International Disaster Information (CIDI) encourages Americans to respond appropriately and responsibly when considering sending donations to aid the victims of the cholera outbreak in Haiti.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. and LEIDEN, Netherlands, Oct.
The Office for Victims of Crime Highlights Domestic Violence Assistance Efforts in Recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month WASHINGTON, Oct.
KALAMAZOO, Mich., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stryker Corporation (NYSE: SYK) announced today the acquisition of privately-held Porex Surgical, a division of Porex Corporation.