Health News Archive - July 10, 2012
The Health Ministry of Cambodia and the World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced that a virus connected to hand, foot, and mouth disease may be the mysterious cause of a number of children in Cambodia that began in April.
Researchers recently revealed that men have a greater number of knee ligament injuries than women, according to a Swedish study.
Cannabis seems to have many different allures. Scientists recently revealed that they found two compounds from cannabis leaves that could up the total energy that the body burns.
Researchers recently discovered that Finnish babies who live in a home with a dog had fewer weeks of cough, ear infections, and running noses.
Researchers recently discovered that young adults who watch many movies with characters who smoke, whether those films are rated R or PG-13, tend to begin smoking.
New research from Norris Cotton Cancer Center estimates, for the first time, the impact of an R rating for movie smoking.
Newer technologies designed to help people with type 1 diabetes monitor their blood sugar levels daily work better than traditional methods and require fewer painful needle sticks
A new study suggests that echocardiography be included as part of screenings to help identify student athletes with heart problems that could lead to sudden death.
Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, working with Danish researchers, have developed a novel anticancer drug designed to travel -- undetected by normal cells -- through the bloodstream until activated by specific cancer proteins.
A study of university students is the first evidence to refute the supposed link between depression and the amount of time spent on Facebook and other social-media sites.
- A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
- A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
- In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
- The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
- A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.