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Health News Archive - July 29, 2011

Special Learning, Inc. has launched a new and exciting Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based App called Communicating Basic Needs.

SEATTLE, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Cancer Institute has awarded $8.2 million over the next five years to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to extend its role as the coordinating hub of a nationwide research consortium that aims to better understand the link between obesity and cancer.

SEATTLE, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a "systems biology" approach - which focuses on understanding the complex relationships between biological systems - to look under the hood of an aggressive form of breast cancer, researchers for the first time have identified a set of proteins in the blood that change in abundance long before the cancer is clinically detectable.

MIAMI, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new website has been created using file-sharing technology that was originally developed to facilitate doctor to doctor collaboration in Health Industry.

CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON) today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011.

CHICAGO, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Errant Gene Therapeutics, LLC ("EGT"), a pioneering boutique drug development firm specializing in Rare Diseases, announced the transfer of its clinical grade lentiviral vector, TNS 9.55.3, to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center ("MSKCC").

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Johnson & Johnson said on Thursday that it is lowering the maximum dose of Extra Strength Tylenol to lessen risk of accidental overdose of acetaminophen, the pain reliever’s active ingredient and the leading cause of liver failure.

Antibiotic resistance is a global issue that has been aggravated by the recent mergence of multi-resistant bacteria (MRB) in hospitals, health care establishments, and homes.

Patients who suffer a traumatic brain injury have a 10-fold increased risk of having a stroke within three months, according to new research.

New research suggests the prevalence of gout has risen over the past 20 years in the United States.

Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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