An estimated 55 million Americans were infected with the H1N1 swine flu from the time the disease first emerged in mid-April until mid-December, and about 11,200 people died, according to official figures. The flu, which is no longer causing widespread activity after peaking in November in 48 states, has also led to an estimated 246,000 […]
About 11,000 Americans have died of swine flu as of last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The agency’s previous estimate — for deaths from April, when the virus was discovered, to mid-November — was about 10,000. Because the second wave peaked in late October, the number is unlikely to rise much […]
HOUSTON – A major development in helping children with Juvenile, or Type 1, Diabetes. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation announces an artificial pancreas is now being developed and is expected to change and save lives. JDRF is partnering with Johnson & Johnson’s Animas Corporation, to develop the first artificial pancreas. We found a mother in Sugar […]
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STANFORD, Calif. – A new study helps dispel mounting confusion over the safety of blockbuster anemia drugs — erythropoiesis-stimulating agents — for people with kidney disease requiring dialysis, as federal regulators prepare to decide whether to impose additional restrictions on their use.
ScienceDaily (Sep. 8, 2010) — Elimination of a molecular gatekeeper leads to the development of arthritis in mice, scientists report in a study published in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. The newly discovered gatekeeper is a protein that determines the fate — survival or death — of damaging cells that mistakenly attack the body’s own […]
Events • The Health Ministry Team of Good Shepherd Catholic Parish is sponsoring a walking club that meets at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the soccer field at Woodland Hills High School, 2550 Greensburg Pike, Churchill. Call 412-271-1515.
Young adults likely will face sticker shock when mandatory health insurance becomes law. Health insurers say that health-insurance rates for young adults in Arizona likely will spike when mandatory coverage starts in four years.
Can’t remember where you put your glasses? Blanked on your new colleague’s name? “Forgetting these types of things is a sign of how busy we are,” says Zaldy S. Tan, MD, director of the Memory Disorders Clinic at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. “When we’re not paying good attention, the memories we form […]
Fasting is simply the restriction of our usual eating. Whether a fruit fast or a water fast or a fast from meat, or beef or sweets, fasting is a restriction of our food, a diet. Fasting can be a real life saver for the overweight person. The benefit of fasting is not in weight loss. […]