Monday, April 03, 2006

ARDvark Blog Todays Medical Headlines

Cleaning agents 'make bug strong'
Some hospital cleaning products do not kill a life-threatening bug - and may help it thrive, research suggests.

Prosecution of Midwife Casts Light on Home Births
A baby's death prompted charges against a midwife in Indiana, one of 10 states with laws restricting midwifery

GPs concerned over medicine side-effects
Doctors are worried about the number of people who have reported bad reactions to prescription medicine.

The Price Of A Good Night's Sleep
For many of us, a good night's sleep is simply priceless. Which is why sleep, or lack of it, is big business: everything from $7,000 mattresses to potent sleeping pills, reports Dr. Emily Senay.

Advocacy Groups Lobby Against Proposed Funding Cuts For Cancer Research

Oglala Sioux Tribe President Aims To Open Abortion Clinic On Reservation In S.D. If Abortion Ban Is Implemented

NHS Cash Crisis Will Delay National Bowel Screening Programme, Warns Expert

Treatment Reduces GASTRIC Ulcers In At-risk Patients Using Long-term NSAIDs

New Research Suggests Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm May Afflict Millions Of Baby Boomers

Odd-Looking Pig Focus Of Research Into Diabetes, Infertility, Heart Disease

Gene Critical To Activation Of Infection-Fighting Immune Cells Identified By Weill Cornell Team

Metastatic Colorectal Cancer In Patients Who Have Failed Prior Chemotherapy - License Application For FDA Approval Of Panitumumab

Type Of Amoeba Acts As An Incubator For MRSA Bacteria

President's US Budget Proposal Cuts Critical Infectious Diseases Programs To The Bone

New Hope For Tissue Regeneration And Joint Repair

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