Doctors and Nurses Who Participate in Torture
Will Moore of Florida State University's Department of Political Science reports that 78% of governments around the world use torture against persons under their control, and the US is one of them. While politicians, reporters and the general pub...
The Blog that Ate Manhattan: Grand Rounds, Vol 4, No 42 - The Seinfeld Edition#links#links#links#links#links
The Blog that Ate Manhattan: Grand Rounds, Vol 4, No 42 - The Seinfeld Edition#links#links#links#links#linkshttp://www.healthline.com/blogs/health_observances/index.html
My Recommendation for New Year's Resolution: Add Fish Oils to Your Diet
If you read my posts regularly, you have read about the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids before. If not, I will post all the links below, but the National Institutes of Health (NIH) just gave us one more reason to love this easy way to improve our...
New Breast Cancer Drug and New Caution for Sleeping Medications
It's been a busy and quite exciting week in the world of pharmaceuticals. Actually, that may be a bit of a redundant statement because the world of pharmaceuticals is always exciting...but then again, maybe I'm just biased. There's new hope for wo...
Viruses Behaving Badly
Filoviruses can cause severe hemorrhagic fever in primates and humans. It was first recognized in 1967 in an outbreak in laboratories in Germany and Yugoslavia. Did you know Ebola killed 5,000 gorillas in central Africa in 2006? Family: F...
Alternative Medicine & Thyroid Disease: New Book by Stephen Langer, MD
For those of you who just can't get your thyroid questions answered, reinforcements have arrived!Solved: The Riddle of Illness Your Amazing Thyroid and How You Can Work with it to Control Arthritis, Obesity, Depression, Diabetes, Heart Disease and...
When we think of cancer, we can usually conjure up an image of a tumor growing in one central location; the breast has breast cancer, the pancreas has pancreatic cancer and the prostate gland has prostate cancer. To visualize cancer of the blood, ...
Get Active! Get Outdoors for National Great Outdoors Month
Americans (yes, norteamericanos y sudamericanos) have always been passionate about our outdoor spaces, loving expansive views and wide open places. June is a time to celebrate the great outdoors by participating in a wide range of recreational ac...
Ortho Evra Users - The Verdict Is In!
The FDA today announced that it has approved that Ortho McNeil, the manufacturer of the Ortho Evra Contraceptive Transdermal Patch make some changes to the medication's label. The label will now include results of a new study that found that women...
Stemming the Tide of Diabetes: Screening for Pre-Diabetes
Researchers at RTI International, North Carolina report an epidemic of diabetes in the US, correlated to this country's rising rate of overweight and obese people. Thomas Hoerger, Ph.D., author of a study published in Diabetes Care based on resea...