Health News Archive - February 11, 2010

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endologix, Inc.

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Caring.com is pleased to announce the arrival of Evan Liang as vice president and general manager.

Parents of children who were diagnosed with heart defects as infants, a condition known as congenital heart disease, can help manage their child's condition by seeking treatment and planning for a lifetime of follow-up care, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patient Access Network (PAN) Foundation will expand its services to provide co-payment assistance for medications to underinsured patients through five new funds -- including grants of up to $10,000 per year for prostate cancer patients.

People living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are known to be at high risk of blood clots when admitted to hospital during a flare-up of their disease but now new research by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown that those who are not admitted to hospital during flare-ups are also at risk.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States.

There is more to heart health than just exercising and eating right. Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say reducing stress could also keep your ticker in tip-top shape.


Electronic cigarettes should be evaluated, regulated, labeled and packaged in a manner consistent with cartridge content and product effect – even if that effect is a total failure to deliver nicotine.


Migraine sufferers are twice as likely to have heart attacks as people without migraine, according to a new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.


Workers and residents exposed to dust and fumes caused by the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 frequently reported headache years later.

Word of the Day
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The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.