Archive: 02/1/2011

New drug for use in bone scans approved

The FDA has approved a New Drug Application (NDA) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, for a new strength of a previously approved drug, Sodium Fluoride F18, for use in bone ...

Feb 01, 2011
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Blood pressure, cholesterol go untreated in US

Many Americans with high cholesterol and high blood pressure are not getting treated, putting them at higher risk for heart attack or stroke, the US government said on Tuesday.

Feb 01, 2011
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Liver, dietary proteins key in fertility

When you think about organs with an important role in reproduction, the liver most likely doesn't spring to mind. But a new report in the February issue of Cell Metabolism, a Cell Press publication, shows that estrogen recept ...

Feb 01, 2011
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Researchers test inhalable measles vaccine

Sustained high vaccination coverage is key to preventing deaths from measles. Despite the availability of a vaccine, measles remains an important killer of children worldwide, particularly in less-developed regions where ...

Feb 01, 2011
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New study alters long-held beliefs about shingles

For decades, medical wisdom about shingles has been that it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The commonly-held belief is that patients are protected from a recurrence of the herpes zoster virus, which causes shingles, after ...

Feb 01, 2011
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Murdoch's iPad newspaper launches Wednesday

News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch is to unveil "The Daily" on Wednesday, a digital newspaper for the iPad, the tablet computer the media tycoon has said may be the savior of the struggling news industry.

Feb 01, 2011
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