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Get Ready for 2011-2012 Flu Season

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

It’s getting close to that time of year again – it’s the Flu Season! The days and nights are getting colder and the flu vaccine is already available in local stores such as CVS and Walgreens. The CDC (U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) is strongly encouraging people to get the flu vaccine this […]

New Study Helps Classify E.Coli Bacteria

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

E.coli ”Hunter” test detects bacteria before it contaminates food and may insure greatest control for manufacturers of food against pathogens and also speeding up packaged food time to bring it to the market. Canadian study reveals how DNAzymes (fluorescent test system) designed to track pathogens DNA trails do not require consuming steps time and specializes […]

NYU Study Shows Strong Results on Detecting Mesothelioma

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

The NYU Langone Medical Center scientists have studied how a Novel Protein test may detect asbestos-related pulmanory cancer at early stages. Such type of test may accurately recognize protein secreted from cancerous tumor resulted from exposure of asbestos. This study was presented on April 4th, 2011 at the American Cancer Association annual conference. In such […]

FDA Approves Yervoy, a new Melanoma Drug

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers has announced that Yervoy (Ipilimumab) drug has been approved by FDA for the cure of late stage, metastatic melanoma, a life threatening skin cancer condition. Yervoy is the first medication ever shown to help late stage melanoma individuals prolong their lives. However, it does not cure the actual illness. Late stage melanoma […]

New Study: Gastric Bypass Surgery is Better Than Lap-Band

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Researchers at University of Wisconsin School of Medicine have put out a study comparing two of the most popular weight loss surgery procedures: gastric bypass and lap-band. According to University of Wisconsin School of Medicine researcher Dr. Guilherme Campos, patients who performed a gastric bypass surgery ended up losing 64% of weight after just one […]

Plastic Surgery Popularity Surging Among Men

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Plastic surgery is no longer the popular cosmetic procedure among just females. In fact, according to the latest numbers, plastic surgery is not only surging in terms of popularity, but is also becoming popular among men. The data that was released by American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), indicates that men went through 1.1 million […]

Ann Coulter Says “Radiation is GOOD For You”

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Conservative columnist Ann Coulter suggested on The O’Reilly Factor last night that Radiation is “good for you“. According to her, the benefits of radiation aren’t being covered enough by the media during the crisis in Japan. During last night’s The O’Reilly Factor on FOX, Coulter talked about how a number of physicists have said how […]

Iodine Pills for Radiation in Huge Demand in Midst of Japan’s Nuclear Crisis

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

The nuclear disaster and tragedy in Japan has caused a sudden increase in sales of potassium iodide pills in the United States. According to FOX News, supplies have already sold more than 250,000 anti-radiation iodine pills due to concern of the spread of radiation into USA. The company who manufactures the Potassium Iodine Pills, […]

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