March 10, 2011
Health Tip: Have a Dislocated Joint?
A dislocation occurs when two bones that
meet at a joint become separated. The ADAM Encyclopedia says this
may damage nearby ligaments, nerves and blood vessels.
FDA Approves 1st New Lupus Drug in More Than 50
The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration on Wednesday gave lupus patients their first new
treatment option in more than 50 years when it approved Benlysta as
a way to ease the painful symptoms of this debilitating autoimmune
Can Coffee Cut a Woman's Stroke Risk?
Women who have at least
one cup of coffee -- or even five cups -- daily may be reducing
their risk of stroke by as much as 25 percent, new Swedish research
Benlysta Approved for Lupus
Benlysta (belimumab) has
been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
lupus, the first medication sanctioned for the condition in the
United States since 1955.
Many Find Solace in Charlie Sheen Drama, Expert
Charlie Sheen's apparent
public meltdown has all the elements of a made-for-TV drama that
has riveted millions of Americans -- and that could, ironically,
provide a healthy diversion for some people, at least one expert