Interesting Articles
BioEducation: Aging With Grace?
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by Cliffprf Mintz
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Those of you who may be old enough to recognize the slogan Weve come a long way baby ought to consider reading the list below about the things that the majority of todays 18 year olds college freshman have never done.The reason why I think that the list is important is ... Read More
Is Shackling Pregnant Inmates During Labor Justified?
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by Linda Burke-Galloway
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The article by Carolyn Sufrin, End practice of shackling pregnant inmates brings back memories of my own encounters caring for incarcerated pregnant women while working in a public health arena. Although the patients violated the law, many of their crimes were self-infl... Read More
Nicotine Might Induce Breast Cancer Development
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by Aaron Tabor
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Numerous studies have indicated that smoking, and even second-hand smoke, can increase breast cancer risk. This increased breast cancer risk was initially thought to be due only to the carcinogens in tobacco smoke; however, cell culture research earlier this year sugges... Read More
Has Serena Williams Had a Rhinoplasty?
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by Anthony Youn
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Has tennis great Serena Williams had a rhinoplasty According to the Daily Mail, Serena underwent surgery for damage from broken glass on July 15th. Did she have a rhinoplasty tooAccording to these photos the answer may be yes. Her nose looks thinner and more sleek. The ... Read More
6 weeks and counting...
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by despitelupus
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Does someone want to fill me in on how I'm only 6 weeks away from having a second babyHard to believe how quickly time has gone. I was worried that this last trimester would inch along...but it's going fast, and I'm not sure I'm ready Are we ever ready for those little ... Read More
SEROXAT IN THE MEDIA
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by BOB FIDDAMAN
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Two of the four programmes that have aired on British TV with regard to GlaxoSmithKline's antidepressant, Seroxat Paxil in the US and the MHRA's failure to regulate it.The Podcast is a candid interview with the presenter of all four of the Panorama Programmes, Shelley J... Read More
Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 29 August, 2010.
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by davidmore
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Here are a few I have come across this week. Note Each link is followed by a title and a paragraph or two. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration or subscription payment. ... Read More
Molecular Monday: Ascorbic Acid
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by Jeremy Warner
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Ascorbic acid, much more commonly known as vitamin C, was a common feature of many of the wild edibles I wrote about last week. The name ascorbic acid pretty much explains how this vitamin was discovered - "not scurvy." It has been known throughout human societies for t... Read More
New Treatment for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by Dr. Robert Wascher
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NEW TREATMENT FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME IBS An estimated 10 to 20 percent of the population suffers from a complex of gastrointestinal symptoms that are collectively referred to as Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS. Irritable Bowel Syndrome affects women three times more ... Read More
Bio Firm Working on New Technology for E-Cigarettes
Monday, August 30th, 2010 by Dirk Hanson
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Key tobacco scientist endorses going vape.Cypress Bioscience of San Diego hopes to enter the controversial and potentially lucrative market for so-called e-cigarettes, which deliver nicotine by heating it to produce an inhalable, smoke-free vapor. The company announced ... Read More
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