Health News Archive - November 08, 2011
The European Aero Medical Institute (EURAMI), of Reutlingen, Germany, has awarded American Jets Critical Care Air Ambulance of the United States, the highest level of globally accepted accreditation
After men become fathers for the first time, they show significant decreases in crime, tobacco and alcohol use, according to a new, 19-year study.
A U.S. federal court judge has blocked the government's attempts to force tobacco companies to begin posting graphic images, including those of dead or deathly ill smokers, on their packages.
Drospirenone-containing oral birth control pills are linked to a significantly higher risk of blood clots, both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, according to this study.
A new drug commonly used to treat bleeding events in people with severe hemophilia can also be used to prevent such events from happening at all, according to this study.
We all know that skin tans in the sun. The process has known links to ultraviolet (and specifically UVB) exposure, which leads to tanning only after it damages the DNA of skin cells.
Researchers have discovered that cooked meat produces more energy than raw meat, suggesting that humans are biologically programmed to take advantage of cooking, and that cooking played a role in the evolution of man.
Computer algorithms that analyze magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) brain scans can help predict the duration and severity of a psychotic patient's illness, something that could help doctors make better treatment decisions.
Researchers have released a survey that has concluded that bans on sugar-sweetened drinks in middle schools had very little impact on overall consumption of sugary drinks by children.
Individuals addicted to prescription painkillers are more likely to succeed in treatment with the aid of the medication buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone).
- A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
- Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.