Tainted medicine kills 27 in Panama (AP)
AP - Thousands of health workers and students took to Panama's streets to collect bottles of cough syrup and lotions possibly contaminated with an industrial chemical as the death toll from the tainted medicine rose to 27 Friday.
Publ.Date : Sat, 21 Oct 2006 01:37:29 GMT
Marijuana-Like Compound May Slow Alzheimer's (HealthDay)
HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) -- A new U.S. study finds that marijuana may help slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease, while a second report suggests the "club drug" Ecstasy could yield insights into Parkinson's disease.
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Oct 2006 03:49:13 GMT
Antibiotics Only Help With Some Ear Infections (HealthDay)
HealthDay - FRIDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors often prescribe antibiotics for ear infections in children, but a new study suggests only the very youngest and sickest reap any benefits from the treatment.
Publ.Date : Sat, 21 Oct 2006 03:49:53 GMT
Study: Some preschoolers can use Ritalin (AP)
AP - The first long-term government study of preschoolers who take Ritalin, the popular attention deficit disorder drug, warns of side effects but also found benefits in children with severe problems.
Publ.Date : Fri, 20 Oct 2006 23:25:52 GMT