Health News

Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 23:00
Patients with cancer found at the end of the large intestine called the rectum who receive one week of radiation therapy before surgery have a 50 percent reduction in chance that their cancer will ret
Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 23:00
Among children born in the United States, low socioeconomic status (SES) and exposure to pests (mice and cockroaches) were both associated with having asthma
Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 23:00
A daily dose of whole body vibration may help reduce the usual bone density loss that occurs with age, vibration improved density around the hip joint with a shift toward higher density in the femur,
Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 23:00
fetuses which develop quickly in early pregnancy but falter later in pregnancy are likely to go on to develop allergies and asthma as children. Scientists believe this is due to changes in the develop
Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 23:00
Succimer, a drug used for treating lead poisoning, does not effectively remove mercury from the body, according to research supported by the National Institutes of Health. Some families have turned to
Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 23:00
NIH is expanding the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), a groundbreaking study that will recruit hundreds of new volunteers to help define the subtle changes that may take place in th