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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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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