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Health & Wellness

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
- 1906 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
- 1906 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.
Green Light for US Stem Cell Work
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, ethics, health, healthcare, interesting, research, treatment, Stem Cell Research )

KS
- 1907 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.
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
- 1909 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.
The Many Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide and Oxygen Therapy   video
Health & Wellness  (tags: hydrogen, peroxide, h2o2, oxygen, therapy, white, teeth, clear, skin, health, acne, pimples, razor, rash, free radicals, humans, investigation, medicine, safety, prevention, Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, disease )

Gregory
- 1910 days ago - youtube.com
Looking to get a brighter smile, and nice skin? Want to spend pennies instead of hundreds? CraigBrockie.com serves up the goods with a video on the many uses of Hydrogen Peroxide!
Nuclear Test Veterans Begin Fight for Compensation
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, disease, humans, investigation, protection, nuclear test )

Patricia
- 1911 days ago - newstin.co.uk
Hundreds of servicemen were poisoned with radiation because the British government did not understand the risks of its nuclear tests in the South Pacific and Australia, a court in London has heard
Whistle-Blower's Perspective on Lilly Case
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, disease, drugs, ethics, government, healthcare, health, illness, investigation, safety, risks, protection, research, study, science, warning, humans, treatment, medicine )

Sue
- 1912 days ago - philly.com
Robert Rudolph knew he was about to end his lucrative career at Eli Lilly & Co., but he had to say something. Why, he asked management, was the Indianapolis pharmaceutical company marketing its antipsychotic drug Zyprexa to elderly people when the drug
Deloitte Report Identifies $530 Billion Savings Opportunity for Health Care Reform Over Next 10 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Club
- 1913 days ago - healthinformer.net
As the White House changes guard next week, a new series of reports released today by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions identifies $530 billion in opportunities to reduce costs while improving the U.S. health care system over the next 10 years.
2009: The Year of Health Care Reform?
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, healthcare, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, family, illness )

Club
- 1915 days ago - healthinformer.net
Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America
Study Finds Drug Risks With Newer Antipsychotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, disease, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, interesting, illness, government, drugs, medicine, risks, safety, study, prevention, research, science, treatment, warning, death )

Sue
- 1917 days ago - nytimes.com
The popular drugs known as atypical antipsychotics, prescribed for an array of conditions, including schizophrenia, autism and dementia, double patients' risk of dying from sudden heart failure, a study has found.
First US Count Finds 1 in 200 Kids Are Vegetarian
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, child, vegetarian, kids, school, culture, interesting, family, ethics, society, research, treatment, study, food, family, disease, healthcare, prevention, humans )

Kim
- 1919 days ago - google.com
All the time, my friends try to get me to eat meat and tell me how good it tastes and how much bigger I would be," said Silverman, who is 5-foot-10 and 170 pounds. "But for me, there's no real temptation."
More Americans Getting Multiple Chronic Illnesses
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, babies, cancer, children, death, diet, disease, drugs, environment, ethics, exercise, family, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, nutrition, prevention )

Kathleen
- 1919 days ago - truthout.org
"More Americans are burdened by chronic illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure, often having more than three at a time, and this has helped fuel a big rise in out-of-pocket medical expenses..."
Not What We Call Due Diligence
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, disease, death, healthcare, health, prevention, research, risks, safety, treatment, women, warning, illness, humans, ethics, study )

Sue
- 1920 days ago - nytimes.com
Despite rising concern that conflicts of interest may bias the outcome of clinical trials, the Food and Drug Administration has distressingly limited interest in rooting out the problem.
Bills Seek Disclosure of Pharmaceutical Companies' Payments to Doctors
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, ethics, drugs, health, healthcare, investigation, treatment, safety, risks, warning, illness, medicine )

Sue
- 1920 days ago - dallasnews.com
AUSTIN - Texas lawmakers may be ready to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose payments to doctors, which some fear have led to excess prescribing of high-cost, high-risk drugs.
 

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