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Health News Archive - November 17, 2011

Green Chem Direct's New Pet Safe Odor Control and Cleaner is a safe and effective biological odor neutralizer through natural enzyme activity.

A new study has found that protein and not sugar activates the cells responsible for keeping us awake and burning calories.

My Home Granite released an important piece of news today: plastic and Formica countertops are a thing of the past; natural stone has become the standard in the residential and commercial countertop

Aging and health issues facing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender baby boomers have been largely ignored by services, policies and research.

Supervised exercise was shown to be more effective than stenting or medication for improved walking ability in patients with peripheral artery disease.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on "The Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures."

Apothederm announces the inclusion of their Stretch Mark Cream in Backstage Bag Celebrity Baby Bags.

Tumors can grow for 10 years or longer before currently available blood tests will detect them, a new mathematical model developed by Stanford University School of Medicine scientists indicates.

Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered that cancer cells tap into a natural recycling system to obtain the energy they need to keep dividing.

An experimental treatment for urinary tract infections has easily passed its first test in animals, alleviating weeks-long infections in mice in as little as six hours.

Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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