Health News Archive - March 23, 2011

LOOS, France, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DigestScience Foundation has been committed since its inception in 2008 to developing research into Digestive Diseases: 1.

LYON, France, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th edition of BioVision will start on Sunday 27th of March at the Palais des Congres convention center in Lyon and will last until Tuesday 29th of March. 3 days dedicated to health, nutrition and environment and more precisely... Over 160 internationally renowned speakers and 2 000 attendees, scientists, businesspeople and representatives of civil society and non-governmental organizations will gather in Lyon during 3 days to debate major scientific, economic, and societal issues in life sciences. Several global leaders will be speaking during the first conference Opening plenary session on Sunday, at 2pm ("Health, a right for all human beings, at any price?") including Zhu Chen, China Health Minister , Chris Viehbacher (Chief Executive Officer, Sanofi-aventis), Michel Kazatchkine (Executive Director, the Global fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria), Michael Marmot (Professor and Director University College Lo

Scientists have identified genetic errors in women with autoimmune diseases that increase the risk of preeclampsia, a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs in 10 percent of all pregnancies.

Scientists have discovered genetic defects that appear to predispose women to a common pregnancy-related medical problem called preeclampsia that can threaten the life of both baby and mother.

Do people overeat because they experience less reward from eating or because they experience more reward from eating?

A highly sensitive blood test could help identify heart attacks in thousands of patients who would otherwise have gone undiagnosed, a study suggests.

A new study from Northwestern Medicine shows a high-fiber diet could be a critical heart-healthy lifestyle change young and middle-aged adults can make.

Researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center and VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) have discovered a novel mechanism in gene regulation that contributes to the development of a form of liver cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC).

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Hayden, a Xenon founder and Chief Scientific Officer, has received the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award for leadership in medical science in Canada. The Wightman Award is another major honour for Dr.

SHENZHEN, China, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc.

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