Health News Archive - June 11, 2010

AURORA, Ontario, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Helix BioPharma Corp.

An analysis of over 150,000 hospital discharges has revealed that there are significant insurance related differences in hospital mortality, length of stay, and costs among working-age Americans (age 18-64 years) hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (AMI), stroke, or pneumonia.

New report in the FASEB Journal suggests that disrupting a particular cellular signaling pathway could stop or slow the initiation, promotion, and progression of prostate cancer.

Nursing home residents who used videoconferencing to keep in touch with family members felt it enriched their lives.

The research demonstrates that p53 is activated to control the creation of ova and spermatozoa.

Experts concerned that inadequate treatment strategies make cancer patients suffer unnecessarily.

A research conducted at the University of Granada has identified the different effects of being of a nervous disposition and being anxious at a given moment on what happens around us.

Sex "addiction" is a concept that has had particularly high visibility recently with the publicity associated with Tiger Woods.

Deciphering the functions of multiple rare genes may be at the core of understanding the genetic factors that cause autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.