Saturday, April 08, 2006

Todays Medical Headlines ARDvark Blog Adhesions

Drug Plan's Side Effect Is Severe
With the new Medicare drug program, thousands who take pills to fight cancer have found themselves with new bills to pay for their essential medicines.

British Rethinking Rules After Ill-Fated Drug Trial
Although tests of a new drug in monkeys showed no significant trouble, all six human subjects nearly died.

Study challenges aprotinin tendonitis treatment
Australian doctors report that for a strained or inflamed Achilles tendon, injections of aprotinin do not seem to do much to shorten recovery time.

Spirituality Can Soothe Body and Soul
Experts contend strong spiritual bent and positive outlook can boost your health.

Smoking increases risk of cervical cancer
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cigarette smoking increases a woman's risk of developing cancer of the cervix, and the risk increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day and with the younger the age at which smoking began, according to a new report.

Scientists Seek Cancer's Early Warning Signs
A number of efforts could yield real rewards

Disability Transitions And Osteoarthritis In High Functioning Older Women

Anti-inflammatory Effects Of Omega 3 Fatty Acid In Fish Oil Linked To Lowering Of Prostaglandin

MIT Research Links Cancer, Inflammatory Disease

New Study Confirms Cesarean Risks

Development Of Laparoscopic Suturing Skills: A Prospective Trial

Global Community Called On To Address Human Resources For Health Crisis On World Health Day

Nurses And Midwives Come Under Microscope In Unique E-cohort Study

Second Federal Criminal Trial Over Alleged Kickbacks At Tenet Healthcare Hospital Ends In Mistrial

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