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Kaytee Recalls Forti-Diet Pro Health Mouse, Rat and Hamster Because of Possible Salmonella Health Risk by FDA Posted Tue 01 May 2012 12:43pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact:   Media Mark Newberg 847-330-5367   Consumer Customer Service 1-800-529-8331 ... Read on »
Hamsters by Kendall G. Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Jan 2009 5:40pm You know what really bothers me? It's people who act no better than hamsters. You know, hamsters, those little furry rodents that people, usually children, keep as pets. They live their whole lives in a cage and nothing much changes from day to day. They hit the little valve on that water bottle and water comes out. They hit the food ... Read on »
11 Most Controversial Food Additives by Kimberly H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Jun 2009 1:48pm More information from Men's Health Newsletter: The 11 Most Controversial Food Additives One glance at the back of a label and you’ll see the food industry has kidnapped real ingredients and replaced them with science experiments. And lots of them. Milkshakes with 78 ingredients? Bread with 27? Even more troubling is the fact that some ... Read on »
Health Headlines - August 22 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Sen. Harry Reid Recovering After Mini-Stroke Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada suffered a brief mini-stroke Tuesday which left no complications, his aides disclosed Friday. According to the Associated Press, the 65-year-old Reid felt lightheaded Tuesday evening in his hometown of Searchlight, Nev., and that night saw a doctor in L ... Read on »
Health Headlines - May 24 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Patients Iced Down to Avoid Brain Damage For 24 hours, Hamilton Loeb lay unconscious inside a cold blue suit that put his brain on ice. Four times, his heart had stopped beating and he was shocked back to life. Then doctors essentially refrigerated him, in a bid to avert the brain damage that too often cripples survivors of cardiac arrest. ... Read on »
Health Headlines - January 7 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm Dog Epilepsy Gene Discovery Could Aid People A gene that causes a rare but severe form of epilepsy in people is also found in highly bred dogs, which could lead to new ways to treat the condition, an international team of researchers said on Thursday. India to Step Up AIDS Fight, Launch Media Campaign India's prime minister vowed on T ... Read on »
Your Best Options For Hamster Care and Problems by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 5:43pm Hamsters can make wonderful pets. But it is important to know what you are getting into before you decide to bring one into your home. Here are a few tips to keep in mind. Basic hamster care Hamsters in the wild eat grains, vegetables, seeds, grasses, insects and fruit. So in captivity, they need a broad selection of different kinds foo ... Read on »
Health Headlines - December 9 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 9:01pm U.S. Spending on Health Care Doesn't Show in Life Expectancy Even though it spends the most on health care, the United States has one of the lowest life expectancies of industrialized nations, says a report released Tuesday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. In 2007, individual and government spending on health ... Read on »
Transmission of Chronic Wasting Disease Identifies a Prion Strain Causing Cachexia and Heart Infection in Hamsters by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Dec 2011 11:36am Transmission of Chronic Wasting Disease Identifies a Prion Strain Causing Cachexia and Heart Infection in Hamsters Richard A. Bessen1*, Cameron J. Robinson2, Davis M. Seelig3, Christopher P. Watschke1, Diana Lowe1, Harold Shearin1, Scott Martinka1, Alex M. Babcock2 1 Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Montana State Univers ... Read on »
Run For Power (In a Hamster Wheel!) by Donald Patient Expert Posted Wed 05 Dec 2012 12:00am Would you run in a hamster wheel to save the Earth?  That was the question posed by Outside Magazine in response to a proposal by a Lebanese industrial engineer who presumably had a creative stroke of genius during one of the frequent power outages in his home town of Beirut.  His brainchild is essentially a modern tr ... Read on »