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Health Headlines - July 23 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Study Examining High Cancer Incidence in U.S. South Researchers plan to recruit 90,000 people in 12 Southern states in an effort to learn why the South has become the cancer belt of the United States and why blacks have higher rates of several kinds of cancer, United Press International reported. Brain cancer and lung cancer are among tho ... Read on »
PETS, THE FLU, AND YOU by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 02 Dec 2012 12:00am Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease of birds and mammals caused by a virus of the family Orthomyxoviridae, the influenza viruses. The most common symptoms in humans are chills, fever, sore throat, muscle pains, headache (often severe), coughing, weakness/fatigue, and general discomfort...from: http://en. ... Read on »
Health Headlines - April 17 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm Generic Bupropion Antidepressant Safe, Effective: FDA Teva Pharmaceuticals' version of generic bupropion extended-release tablets (marketed as Budeprion XL 300 milligram) is a safe and effective choice for the treatment of depression and meets all requirements for approval, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The FDA lau ... Read on »
Mutant Bird Flu - How big a risk is bird flu? by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 6:13am “ A Big Flap about a bit of Flu? ” The article by Prof Mabey from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine helps to place the risk to humans in context. Another new mutant strain of bird flu has (perhaps unsurprisingly) emerged for which vaccines don’t work. The United Nations has warned that it ... Read on »
Swine flu epidemic enters dangerous new phase by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Mon 27 Apr 2009 10:37pm MEXICO CITY – The swine flu epidemic entered a dangerous new phase Monday as the death toll climbed in Mexico and the number of suspected cases there and in the United States nearly doubled. The World Health Organization raised its alert level but stopped short of declaring a global emergency. The United States advised Americans against most t ... Read on »
Researchers Find Powerful Swine Flu Strain in Korea by HealthFinder Posted Mon 10 Sep 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink While unlikely to spread to humans, scientists call for close global surveillance of pigs. By Barbara Bronson Gray HealthDay Reporte ... Read on »
Health Headlines - January 13 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm Prostate Cancer Treatment Poses Bone Risk An increasingly popular prostate cancer treatment also makes bones brittle and may be responsible for over 3,000 fractures each year in the United States, researchers reported on Wednesday. New U.S. Food Guidelines Stress Vegetables, Grains New eating guidelines issued by the U.S. government o ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:22pm 96,000 lbs of Ground Beef Recalled in Seven States Yet another recall of ground beef has been issued, this time by Omaha-based American Foods Group. The Associated Press reports that nearly 96,000 pounds of ground or chopped beef products were recalled by American Foods after two people became ill, possibly with the E. coli O157:H7 bacter ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 26 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Indonesia Reports New Human Bird Flu Infection Indonesia reported a new human bird flu infection on Saturday, and Taiwan joined other Asian governments in announcing it wanted to produce the anti-viral drug Tamiflu to treat human infections. The Indonesia announcement came a day after the health minister said her country will begin produ ... Read on »
Top flu expert warns of a swine ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 08 May 2009 10:33pm Top flu expert warns of a swine flu-bird flu mix MEXICO CITY, 09 may 2009 – Bird flu kills more than 60 percent of its human victims, but doesn't easily pass from person to person. Swine flu can be spread with a sneeze or handshake, but kills only a small fraction of the people it infects. So what happens if they mix? This is the scenar ... Read on »