Health News Archive - November 01, 2011

Image 1 - Faster Mapping Of Blood Vessels May Aid Cancer Research

The rapid growth of new blood vessels is a hallmark of cancer, and studies have shown that preventing blood vessel growth can keep tumors from growing, too.

Diabetes Rx provides American Diabetes Association healthcare professionals easy access to point-of-care tools for their practice and their patients.

BC and Goody’s Launch “Like, Share, Change the World” Campaign on Facebook to Raise More Funds and Awareness for Wounded Warrior Project and Victory Junction Memphis,

Four New Types of Robots Aimed for Commercialization from 2013 Toyota City, Nov 1, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC)

Image 1 - Live Longer With Fewer Calories

By consuming fewer calories, ageing can be slowed down and the development of age-related diseases such as cancer and type 2 diabetes can be delayed.

Happy Life Equals Long Life: Study

According to new research by a team from University College, London, the happier someone is, the longer they will live.

Image 1 - Obama Signs Executive Order To Reduce Prescription Drug Shortages

President Obama issued an executive order on Monday directing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take steps to reduce prescription drug shortages officials say have placed patients at risk and led to price gouging.

Cancer doctors want to offer a sympathetic ear, but sometimes don’t get the cues from patients. A new interactive training tool aids doctors in addressing their patients’ fears and worries.

Women undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), also known as angioplasty, don’t exhibit increased risk for mortality, according to this new research.

Word of the Day
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.