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Health News Archive - May 19, 2011

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Dairy products can be high in harmful saturated fat but not necessarily in risk to the heart.

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Vitamin D, which is primarily absorbed from the sun, plays a role in protection against childhood asthma.

WEST BEND, Wis., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading-edge Clinical Pharmacology and Cardiac Core Lab provider, Spaulding Clinical Research, LLC proudly receives the 2011 IQ (Innovation Quotient) award sponsored by the Marquette University's Graduate School of Management and BizTimes Media, a magazine dedicated to providing Wisconsin business leaders news, analysis and strategic insights.

--Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Study May Point to Much-Needed Drug Therapy for Elusive Metabolic Disorders -- PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A human drug that both prevents and cures kidney failure in mice sheds light on disabling human mitochondrial disorders, and may represent a potential treatment in people with such illnesses.

PHILADELPHIA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lace up your sneakers, add some spring to your step and join Coca-Cola and TV's popular medical and diet expert, Dr. Ian Smith on The Makeover Mile! This new initiative from Dr.

PARIS, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich announced that data from multiple clinical trials supporting the safety and efficacy of the Genous Stent in cases where prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) is not advisable were featured today during the HEALING Symposium titled "How to assess and treat patients who are not suitable candidates for prolonged dual antiplatelet therapy" at EuroPCR 2011 in Paris. Presenters discussed current treatment alternatives to drug eluting stents (DES) for patients who are contraindicated for prolonged DAPT and the benefits of the Genous endothelial progenitor cell (EPC) capture technology for addressing these challenging cases.

MT. PROSPECT, Ill., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago data center service provider, CoreLink Data Centers, LLC (http://www.corelink.com) has further strengthened its growing vertical operations with the selection of Nav Ranajee as Director of Healthcare Markets.

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Hundreds of cases of sudden hearing loss in men from around the world may be linked to use of Viagra and similar impotence drugs.

ATLANTA, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationwide report released today finds arthritis is common among obese adults and inhibits physical activity, a recommended intervention for both conditions.

Water Quality & Health Council Advises Swimmers to "Dip Before You Dive" by Checking for Adequate Pool Chemistry Before Getting in the Pool WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the incidence and healthcare costs of "swimmer's ear" underscores the need for the public to play an active role in ensuring healthy pools.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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