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Health News Archive - February 06, 2010

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Phytonutrient Report was originally issued October 14, 2009, by Nutrilite, based upon an analysis completed by Exponent. Exponent has since revised its analysis, resulting in an updated version of America's Phytonutrient Report.

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Health officials from Britain issued drug users an alert on Friday after a heroin user tested positive for the deadly anthrax infection.

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An recent inter-agency report states that air passengers should be made aware of the health risks of airport body screenings and governments need to explain any decision to expose the public to higher levels of cancer-causing radiation.

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For the first time, Carnegie Mellon University physicist Alex Evilevitch has directly measured the energy associated with the expulsion of viral DNA, a pivotal discovery toward fully understanding the physical mechanisms that control viral infection and designing drugs to interfere with the process.

Physician Assistant Foundation, Baylor College of Medicine partner to create model for refugee health care HOUSTON, Feb.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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