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Health News Archive - November 23, 2011

UN Says Death By AIDS Rate Dropping

According to a new report from UNAIDS, the number of AIDS-related deaths has dropped to 1.8 million a year from 2.2 million in the mid-2000s.

Merck To Pay $950M To Settle Vioxx Dispute

Drugmaker Merck & Co will pay $950 million to settle criminal and civil charges that it marketed its Vioxx for an unapproved use, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

As people age their immune systems become less sufficient, making them more susceptible to serious and frequently life-threatening infections.

Advanced meditators appear to be able to switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming, autism and schizophrenia, according to this study conducted by Yale researchers.

The Canadian task force released new guidelines for women at risk of breast cancer. The guidelines recommend no routine mammography screenings for women aged 40-49 and extend the screening interval from every 2 years, which is current clinical practice, to every 2-3 years for women aged 50-74.

While the Boy Scouts promote numerous wholesome activities, injuries are inevitable and Myinfo911 can help first responders gain virtually instant access to the injured or ill child's specific

RH Laboratories has been nominated for two XBIZ Adult Industry Awards: Marketing Campaign of the Year for their Forgiven campaign as well as Sexual Supplement Company of the Year for their male

One of the nation's largest TPA Services provider, Gilsbar, was recently honored with CEO Cancer Gold Standardâ„¢ Accreditation Covington, LA (PRWEB) November

Seattle Chocolates supports breast cancer awareness through sales of select truffle bars, but this year they took their efforts several thousand feet further.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.