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New Pill to Treat Multiple Sclerosis May Be Available Soon, Says Drugmaker Merck
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, medicine, prevention, science, treatment, ms, multiple sclerosis, health, research, drug )

Lynne
- 1911 days ago - newsday.com
LONDON (AP) -- German drugmaker Merck Serono is one step closer to releasing the first pill to treat multiple sclerosis, the company said Friday.
Omega-6 Fatty Acids: Make Them a Part of Heart-Healthy Eating
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, food, health, government, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, nutrition, family, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment )

Club
- 1911 days ago - healthinformer.net
The American Heart Association recommends that people consume at least 5 percent to 10 percent of calories from omega-6 fatty acids. It's recommended that the omega-6 comes from foods, not supplements.
Airports Testing Radar That Could Spot Birds
Science & Tech  (tags: research, NewTechnology, airport, science, technology, flocks, birds, collisions )

Lynne
- 1911 days ago - newsday.com
NEW YORK - A handful of U.S. airports will soon begin testing experimental radar systems designed to track flocks of birds.
Stockholm University Research Shows Dogs Are Getting Dumber.
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, investigation, pets, interesting, dogs, research )

Cheryl
- 1912 days ago - news.com.au
EVER wondered why Fido and Muffy prefer the toilet bowl to the water dish? Well, the truth could be that they're just airheads.
Green Light for US Stem Cell Work
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, ethics, health, healthcare, interesting, research, treatment, Stem Cell Research )

KS
- 1913 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
US regulators have cleared the way for the world's first study on human embryonic stem cell therapy.Since 2001 there have been limits on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.
A New Strain of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection Found in U.S. Pigs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Health, Staph Infection, USA, Pigs, Drug Resistant, safety, risks, research, study, warning, ST398 strain, methicillin-resistant, Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA )

Scarlett
- 1913 days ago - sciam.com
A strain of drug-resistant staph identified in pigs in the Netherlands five years ago, which accounts for nearly one third of all staph in humans there, has been found in the U.S. for the first time, according to a new study.
F.D.A. Approves a Stem Cell Trial
Science & Tech  (tags: medicine, discovery, investigation, research, scientists, technology, stem cell research, science, interesting, NewTechnology, study, GeneticEngineering )

Lynne
- 1913 days ago - nytimes.com
In a research milestone, the federal government will allow the world's first test in people of a therapy derived from human embryonic stem cells.
Pfizer Said to Be Closing In on Deal for Wyeth
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, drugs, disease, healthcare, health, medicine, ethics, government, investigation, news, research, society, warning )

Sue
- 1914 days ago - nytimes.com
Is the long-awaited drug industry consolidation under way? That was the question Friday as word spread that Pfizer was near a deal to buy Wyeth for more than $60 billion in cash and stock.
Estrogen Pills Can Benefit Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer, Study Finds
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, cancer, research )

Annelies
- 1915 days ago - sciencedaily.com
For breast cancer survivors, the idea of taking estrogen pills is almost a taboo. In fact, their doctors give them drugs to get rid of the hormone because it can fuel the growth of breast cancer. So these women would probably be surprised by the approac
Primary-Care Physicians Can Fill Gap In Colorectal Cancer Screening
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, cancer, research )

Annelies
- 1915 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The number of people who need colonoscopies to screen for colorectal cancer is outpacing the number of endoscopists available to perform them, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.
Structure Of TIGAR, A Possible Cancer Flag, Discovered
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, cancer, research )

Annelies
- 1915 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Two Brown University researchers have determined the three-dimensional structure of an enzyme whose presence in the body could help doctors detect cancer earlier or develop more targeted treatments.
To the FDA: Heed Citizens For Health's Petition. Revoke Splenda!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Take action, Splenda, warning, study, society, research, risks, illness, humans, food, family, diet )

Kathy
- 1916 days ago - citizens.org
On April 7, 2006, Citizens For Health (CFH) filed a formal Petition with the FDA, demanding that the FDA revoke its approval of sucralose, which you know as Splenda. The reasons at the time were numerous, as you can learn below. The FDA acknowledged
Heroes of Hope TV With Hugh Downs & PALS With Pawz
Offbeat  (tags: autism, palswithpawz, readingpawz, disabled, servicedog, therapydog, ptsd, developmental, disabilities, AlternativeMed, family, research, dogs, GoodNews, humans, rescued, children, education, family, society, children, animals, goodnews, interesting )

Christine
- 1917 days ago - palswithpawz.org
The Heroes of Hope Public TV Documentary is launching a new series in 2009 surrounding Developmental Disabilities, according to Dr. Matthew McMahon, producer. PALS with Pawz has been invited to participate...
The $1B Expansion at the Spallation Neutron Source
Science & Tech  (tags: Spallation Neutron Source, Critical Decision-0, cold neutrons, nanoscale, biological studies, molecular scale )

Scarlett
- 1917 days ago - blogs.knoxnews.com
More big money for a user facility upgrade at the US Department of Energy: A $1 billion construction project for a neutron source, the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Spallation source.
Drug Company Gifts
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, health, healthcare, illness, investigation, research, protection, risks, medicine, interesting, ethics, humans )

Sue
- 1917 days ago - nytimes.com
Your Jan. 5 editorial "No Mugs, but What About Those Fees?" and Jan. 9 news article "Medical Journal Changes Its Policy After Criticism by Group"
 

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