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Health News Archive - February 19, 2010

MARQUETTE, Mich., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Millin, President and CEO of Pioneer Surgical Technology, with corporate headquarters located in Marquette, MI, has just announced the appointment of Qibin "Chip" Bao, Ph.D. to the position of Chief Technology Officer. Dr.

Nation's Governors Urged to Make FMAP Extension a Top Federal Budget Priority as New Study Points To Continued State Fiscal Turmoil WASHINGTON, Feb.

JAMESTOWN, N.D., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- J.A. Carlascio is one of the many veterans who fought for our freedom during World War II. Originally assigned to Italy, he was wounded and became a prisoner of war for two years.

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New Tel Aviv University research investigates anti-fungal agents in the sticky "pitchers" of carnivorous plants.

Highly fit multiple sclerosis patients perform significantly better on tests of cognitive function than similar less-fit patients, a new study shows.

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S.

A comprehensive population-based study, conducted by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and presented at the 17th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in San Francisco, shows that expanded highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) coverage was associated with a 50% decrease in new yearly HIV infections among injection drug users.

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It is not unusual to hear people blame their metabolism after gaining a few pounds, but changes in metabolism – the process that shapes how our bodies turn food into energy -- can have much more sinister effects than making it hard to fit into your favorite jeans.

Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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