Health News Archive - May 08, 2010


Researchers said on Friday that a couple of cups of coffee every day may help some heart attack patients to avoid further serious problems, provided they have normal blood pressure.


A new study suggests that men who are over six feet tall have a higher risk of blood clots than shorter men do, while height seems to have no impact on risk to women.


Researchers warned recently that doctor’s office visits can cause patients to have a rise in blood pressure, saying it is far worse in someone who already has high levels.

Thirty-year veteran organizer vows to unite union around organizing and political efforts to address crisis for workers WASHINGTON, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 73-member International Executive Board (IEB) of the Service Employees International Union met in Washington D.C.

WALTHAM, Mass., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'