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Chinese herb beats drug at rheumatoid arthritis: study A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a study published on Monday said. The herb has long been used in China to treat this potentially crippling autoimmune disease,
Yahoo! News | Apr 15, 2014 08:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Smart home' can spot early signs of Alzheimer's in seniors Researchers in Spain have developed an innovative new "smart home" system that could allow seniors to live on their own for longer. The network of sensors detects changes in the behavior of the home's occupants and can signal potential sign
Yahoo! News | Apr 10, 2014 09:45 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
With the nicer weather comes spring flu virus The intrepid sun has finally beaten the frost into reluctant retreat. The croci have gathered enough confidence to venture their tender shoots outside the earth's blanket. After months of hibernation, you step outside to take a deep breath of warm, sweet,
Yahoo! News | Apr 4, 2014 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Allergies killing some stoners' buzz, specialists report Spring has sprung, and allergy sufferers are facing an onslaught of allergens: pollen, grasses, ragweed... and marijuana. Long under the radar of the scientific community, cannabis allergies appear to be on the rise, leading to increased attention from re
Yahoo! News | Apr 4, 2014 2:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds 140,000 bad reactions to antibiotics Reuters - Bad reactions to antibiotics, mostly allergic ones, send people to U.S. emergency rooms more than 140,000 times each year, government researchers reported on Wednesday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 13, 2008 4:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks HealthDay - TUESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used HIV infectivity ratedoesn't take into account multiple risk factors, say U.S. researchers whoreviewed published data.
Yahoo! News | Aug 5, 2008 9:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
HIV Patients Living Longer HealthDay - THURSDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Since 1996, the life expectancyof HIV patients in developed countries taking antiviral therapy hasincreased more than 13 years, and deaths have dropped by almost 40percent, researchers report.
Yahoo! News | Jul 25, 2008 8:02 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Antipsychotics Dangerous for Elderly With Dementia HealthDay - MONDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly people with dementia who aregiven antipsychotics, even for a very short period of time, are morelikely to end up in the hospital or even die, new research shows.
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2008 03:47 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend