Health News Archive - February 01, 2010

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey, calls upon people of diverse backgrounds to please donate blood. The need for blood is constant.


New research in the Journal of Cell Biology shows that the tumor suppressor p53 limits the growth of cells with incorrect numbers of chromosomes and prevents their progression toward cancer.

Immediate Savings to Medicare, Billions of Dollars in Health Care Savings Can be Achieved by Reformulating Medicare Policy to Include Coverage of Home Infusion WASHINGTON, Feb.


Understanding how aged and damaged mother cells manage to form new and undamaged daughter cells is one of the toughest riddles of ageing, but scientists now know how yeast cells do it.

GEORGETOWN, Texas, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Intralink-Spine Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- If you have gum disease, you're not alone. Approximately 80 percent of American adults have some form of the disease.

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinstripe, Inc., a leading human resources and recruitment outsourcing company, today announced the appointment of Donald Allen to Healthcare Practice Leader.

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia Dental, one of the nation's largest dental insurers, is partnering with the Arizona Dental Foundation (ADF) to provide free dental services in February to more than 260 children throughout Arizona.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.