December 28, 2011
Eating Disorders Can Last Well Beyond Teen
Eating disorders such as
anorexia and bulimia are typically thought to be diseases of young
women and men. But researchers are finding that the personal demons
that drive a young person to an eating disorder may linger into
Know the Signs of Alzheimer's
Knowing the warning signs
of Alzheimer's disease is important because it may lead to an early
diagnosis, experts say.
Columbus Voyage Tied to Syphilis Spread?
A new examination of the
origin of syphilis supports the theory that the sexually
transmitted disease was carried to Europe aboard Christopher
Columbus' ships as they sailed home from the New World.
Cases of Tamiflu-Resistant Flu Concern Experts
World Health Organization
researchers are reporting an apparent spike in Australia in the
number of seasonal influenza cases resistant to Tamiflu, the most
commonly used antiviral drug.
Doubt Cast on Use of Genetic Test Before
A new review of existing
research suggests that, despite a federal recommendation, genetic
testing won't help physicians determine which heart patients should
get Plavix, a blood-thinning drug used to treat certain cardiac