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Cardiovascular

10/22/2001:Finger lengths may point to heart attack risks- Ananova
10/21/2001:Imams asked to preach heart health
  - BBC
10/20/2001:Vitamin E and aspirin delay heart disease in mice even with high cholesterol levels
  - Eureka Alert
10/19/2001:Marathons Seen Setting The Stage For Heart Attacks
  - Unisci
10/19/2001:Cardiac Arrest Reports Lower During New Moon - Cosmiverse
10/18/2001:Painless Heart Attack Can Be Most Deadly - Doctors
  - Yahoo
10/17/2001:Exercise Cuts Breast Cancer Risk By 40%- Canada Study
  - Unisci
10/17/2001:Angiogenesis-Regulating Protein Controls Tumor Growth  - Unisci
10/16/2001:
Study- Antidepressants Lower Heart Attack Risk - ABC
10/16/2001:Cancer risk becomes clearer  - BBC :
10/13/2001:Hi-tech pacemaker phones doctors with patient's condition
- Ananova
10/12/2001:YOU HAVE A TEXT MESSAGE…YR HRTBT IS OK BUT YR BLD PRSSRE IS A BIT UP – TAKE 1 OF YR TBLTS
- AlphaGalileo
10/12/2001:Brief blindness less serious stroke symptom  - CNN
10/11/2001:Herbal Oils May Enhance Insulin Sensitivity And Lower Blood Pressure In Diabetic Rats
  - Eureka Alert
10/10/2001:
Research points the way for new drugs against heart disease and cancer - AlphaGalileo
10/10/2001:Pine cone source for stroke drug  - BBC
10/10/2001:Survival rate similar in 2 types of bypasses - Dallas News
10/9/2001:Plant-derived chemicals prevent brain cell death, suggesting potential new stroke drugs
  - Eureka Alert
10/9/2001:Hypothermia for revived cardiac arrest patients appears safe
10/9/2001:A few minutes of risk assessment could mean more of life  - Eureka Alert
10/9/2001:Off-pump bypass takes off as alternative to traditional operations for selected patients  - Eureka Alert
10/8/2001:
Retinal Photos Pinpoint High Stroke Risk  - Wired News
10/7/2001:Targeted Lifestyle Changes Could Turn the Tide Against Diabetes and Heart Diseases - Otago University Study
 - Science Daily
10/6/2001:Hormone Level Predicts Death Risk From Heart Disease
  - Unisci
10/5/2001:Blood tests may use tiny bar codes
  - CNN
10/5/2001:First oral drug proven effective in treating primary pulmonary hypertension  - Eureka Alert
10/5/2001:Stenting for strokes safe for outpatients, allows quick release, recovery  - Eureka Alert
10/5/2001:More people are hospitalized for stroke, but fewer strokes are fatal  - Eureka Alert
10/4/2001:
Cardiac hormone level indicates increased risk of death, progression of heart failure, researchers report  - Eureka Alert
10/3/2001:Drug 'reverses heart decline'
  - BBC
10/3/2001:Lack Of A Gene Cuts Blood Vessel Damage In Mice 70%  - Unisci
10/3/2001:NYU Medical Center's Cardiothoracic surgeons announce major advance in heart valve repair  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:Major reduction in cardiovascular disease seen in mice lacking CD44 gene
  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001Counseling can help lower blood pressure  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:ACE-inhibitor reverses heart enlargement, cuts cardiovascular risk  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001Making new veins  - Eureka Alert
10/1/2001:Male chromosome marker tied to high blood pressure
 - Seattle Times
10/1/2001:The "Y" May Be Why More Men Have High Blood Pressure - Science Quest
10/1/2001:Irradiated Balloons May Help Prevent Plaque Re-Growth In Blocked Arteries - Science Daily
9/30/2001:Researchers uncover alarming number of undiagnosed hypertension, diabetes in heart study
  - Eureka Alert
9/30/2001:'Heart-sense' game passes early test- Players prove more likely to seek prompt help for heart attack symptoms  - Eureka Alert
9/30/2001:Americans leading healthier lives, reducing risk of death from heart disease, UCSF study finds  - Eureka Alert
9/30/2001:New study shows targeted lifestyle changes could turn the tide aganst diabetes and heart disease  - Eureka Alert
9/28/2001:Heart Attack-Related Protein Tied to Gum Disease
- ABC
9/28/2001:Chair of ACC's Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases Committee available to discuss new AHA Guidelines  - Eureka Alert
9/28/2001:Heart jacket offers potential innovative treatment for heart failure  - Eureka Alert
9/27/2001:Future Tech
- Discover
9/26/2001:Squeeze out the miles
  - BBC
9/25/2001:Depression and hypertension linked, but not directly
  - Eureka Alert
9/25/2001:Boston Scientific Says Drug Prevents Clogged Stents - ABC
9/25/2001:Tai Chi Boosts Circulation System of Elderly Men - ABC
9/25/2001:Heart Assn. Revises GuidelinesWorld Scientist
9/25/2001:Guidelines to reduce heart attacks in cardiovascular patients updated  - Eureka Alert
9/15/2001:Increase in abnormal heart rhythms in shift workers
- AlphaGalileo
9/15/2001:Experts Urge Quicker Heart Attack Treatment  - Yahoo
9/14/2001:Both genetics and diet influence cholesterol levels
9/13/2001:
Men's diets risk their hearts  - BBC
9/13/2001:Study- Cutting Cholesterol for the Old Could Be Bad  - Yahoo
9/13/2001:Light drinking may reduce stroke risk  - CNN
9/12/2001:Experimental drug decreases age-related blood vessel stiffening  - Eureka Alert
9/12/2001:Stent Clot Rate Higher than Thought- Duke
9/12/2001:New Anti-Clotting Agent Shows Promise - Duke9/8/2001:Heart Transplant Pioneer Barnard DiesWorld Scientist
9/8/2001:Western Experts Battle Heart DiseaseWorld Scientist
9/6/2001:Obesity May Not Be Bad for Heart Failure Patients - ABC
9/6/2001:Groups- Statin benefits outweigh risks- CNN
9/6/2001:Mayo Clinic study- Echocardiogram spots risk of valve narrowing, stroke  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Psychological trauma of heart attack may undermine treatment  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Patients Nervous After Drug Recall - Lycos
9/5/2001:Snacking on low-fat food 'bad for heart' - World Scientist
9/4/2001:FDA Approves Pacemaker for Heart Failure - ABC
9/4/2001:Dental X-Rays May Reveal Stroke Risk in Women - ABC
9/3/2001:Survey- 1million teens use sports drugs  - CNN
9/3/2001:Study- Heart devices pose infection risk  - CNN
9/3/2001:Implanted defibrillators- How well do they work?  - Eureka Alert
9/3/2001:Twin study evaluates role of environmental stress in cardiovascular disease  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Patients Nervous After Drug Recall - Lycos
9/5/2001:Snacking on low-fat food 'bad for heart' - World Scientist
9/2/2001:Life After Heart Attack Can Be NormalWorld Scientist
8/30/2001:Physical Exam Findings Tip Off Future Heart Failure  - Unisci
8/29/2001:
More Than 1,100 May Be Affected by Baycol -Paper - ABC
8/29/2001:Abstention from filtered coffee may reduce heart disease risk factors  - Eureka Alert
8/28/2001:
Folic acid tested on heart patients  - BBC
8/28/2001:Weekend heart risk for young men  - BBC
8/28/2001:Folic acid, Vitamin B12 show potential as heart disease treatments  - Eureka Alert
8/27/2001:
Are Statins Safe- - ABC
8/26/2001:
Group Wants Tougher Warning on Statins - ABC
8/26/2001:Broken hearts repaired  - BBC
8/26/2001:Mechanical heart pump can reverse heart failure  - Eureka Alert
8/26/2001:Genetic trait may denote increased risk for early sudden cardiac death  - Eureka Alert
8/26/2001:Blood Clotting Genetic Trait Tied to Cardiac DeathL. A. Times
8/26/2001:Liquorice lifts blood pressure - Nature
8/22/2001
British Doctors Trumpet New Heart Treatment - ABC
8/22/2001New Heart Treatment - ABC
8/22/2001Drug Plus Aspirin Prevents Heart Attacks, Deaths - ABC
8/22/2001Top Pressure - ABC
8/22/2001High Fatty Acid Levels May Mean Sudden Death For Middle-Aged Men- Science Daily
8/22/2001Flu cures could cause stroke - World Scientist
8/21/2001Fatal thrombotic disease in designer mice lacking vascular thrombomodulin  - Eureka Alert
8/21/2001Lemons could prevent economy class syndrome - Ananova
8/20/2001Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy May Help Predict Effectiveness Of Cholesterol Medication
- Science Daily
8/20/2001Yale researchers discover a genetic cause of high blood pressure
  - Eureka Alert
8/19/2001:FDA approves new drug for congestive heart failure patients
- Nando Times
8/18/2001:
Telomere Shortening May Be Linked To Atherosclerosis  - Unisci
8/18/2001:Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy may help predict effectiveness of cholesterol medication  - Eureka Alert
8/17/2001:
The 2nd Artificial Heart: Patients Are Ready, but Not Surgeons - SciNews
8/14/2001: Analysts- Bayer Move Unlikely to Stop Cholesterol Drugs' Popularity
- ABC
8/14/2001:Baycol News Prompts EU Review of Cholesterol Drugs- ABC
8/14/2001:Genetics Linked to Early-Onset Heart Disease- Lycos
8/14/2001:Researchers Identify High Blood Pressure Genes- Lycos
8/14/2001:Researchers Discover New Route to High Blood Pressure - Science Quest
8/9/2001:Clot-Buster Drugs, Angioplasty Aid Recovery -Study - Lycos
8/8/2001:Platelets Can Produce Proteins In Response To Signal  - Yahoo
8/5/2001:Avoiding heat stroke Globe & Mai
8/4/2001:COOL AIDsafe after stroke, may deter side effect of clot-busters  - Eureka Alert
8/4/2001:Keep your cool under fire to minimize stroke risk  - Eureka Alert
8/4/2001:Study- Cutting Cholesterol for the Old Could Be Bad - Lycos
8/4/2001:Study- Hypothermia as Aid to Stroke Patients Safe - Lycos
8/3/2001:Estrogen, soy boost recovery in hearts after surgery, studies show  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Diabetes significantly increases womens long-term risk for dying after a heart attack  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Mayo Clinic study links excess weight with early heart attack  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Relative's sudden death is a poor predictor of risk from genetic heart disorder  - Eureka Alert
8/2/2001:Rockefeller Heart Disease Study Begins- Researchers Test A Fatty Acid Found In Fish On At-Risk Population - Science Daily
8/2/2001:Nicotine stimulates new blood vessel formation; also promotes tumor growth and atherosclerosis - Science Daily
8/2/2001:New test taken to heart - World Scientist
7/27/2001:Catechins in black tea may reduce risk of heart disease  - Eureka Alert
7/24/2001:Patients resistant to blood pressure treatment do take their drugs  - Eureka Alert
7/20/2001:Trans Fat Harder on Arteries Than Saturated Fat - Science Centra
7/19/2001:How Heart Surgery Went Down  - Wired News
7/18/2001:Stroke Risk May Grow After BypassAssoc. Press
7/18/2001:Stroke Risk May Grow After BypassAssoc. Press
7/17/2001:Gene link to increased risk of coronary heart disease found by scientists  - Eureka Alert
7/15/2001:New anti-clotting pill shows early promise - Nando Times
7/15/2001:Lymphocytes in early atherogenesis  - Eureka Alert
7/15/20017/15/2001:Researchers Discover New Mechanism by Which HDL Protects Arteries:New anti-clotting pill shows early promise - Nando Times
7/15/2001:Study- quality of neighborhood tied to coronary heart disease  - Eureka Alert

7/9/2001:The Telltale Heart (Test) Cheney takes out an 'insurance policy' on his ticker- World Scientist
7/9/2001:Death Rate of Heart Disease Drops
- Popular Mechanics
7/7/2001:New Thrombosis Drugs Take on Rat Poison, Pig Gut
- Lycos
7/4/2001:University Of Illinois At Chicago Researchers Create Lifelike Cardiac Tissue
- Science Daily
7/4/2001:New Method Of Predicting Stroke In Heart Patients-
Science Daily
7/2/2001:UT Southwestern researchers discover protein essential to development of heart  - Eureka Alert
7/1/2001:China Seen Headed for Coronary Problems- Lycos
7/1/2001:New tool allows early prediction of patients stroke outcome  - Eureka Alert
7/1/2001:Cardiovascular system holds a key to circadian clockCardiovascular system holds a key to circadian clock  - Eureka Alert  - Eureka Alert
7/1/2001:Cheney's Heart Implant Is Like Tiny Emergency Room- Lycos
7/1/2001:USC Study Suggests Low Levels Of Dietary Nutrient Lutein, Found In Leafy Greens, Linked To Thickening In Neck Arteries- Science Daily
6/30/2001:Why Veggie Diet May Reduce Heart Disease, Cancer - Yahoo
6/30/2001:Protein Test, Drug May Cut Heart Attack Risk - Yahoo
6/28/2001:Diabetes Drug May Cut Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease- Unisci
6/28/2001:Rush cardiologists give heart disease the cold shoulder  - Eureka Alert
6/28/2001:Urine test predicts heart problems in postmenopausal women  - Eureka Alert
6/24/2001:Stroke tests go ahead despite US warning - Guardian Unlimited
6/23/2001:Walnut consumption may reduce heart disease risk by beneficially redistributing cholesterol  - Eureka Alert
6/23/2001:Dietary approaches to stop hypertension diet reduces cholesterol and long-term cardiovascular risk  - Eureka Alert
6/23/2001:Studies Split on Effectiveness of Heart Drug
6/22/2001:Space-Age Alloy Mends Blood Vessels And Bones Lycos
6/22/2001:Singapore Scientists Find Way to Fix Broken Hearts - Lycos
6/21/2001:A new vision of lutein: heart disease prevention  - Eureka Alert
6/21/2001:Pressure test predicts need for angioplasty  - Eureka Alert
6/20/2001:Blood pressure drugs, diuretics found to cut stroke risk dramatically - Nando Times
6/15/2001:Reexamining irons role in heart disease - Eureka Alert
6/15/2001:Sleep apnea linked to Alzheimer's, heart gene - Nando Times
6/14/2001:Tiny air pollutants linked to heart attack
6/14/2001:The heart has no need for weed, especially for middle-aged people
6/9/2001:"Good" cholesterol reduces stroke risk
6/7/2001:Study Examines Daily Vitamins to Prevent Strokes
6/2/2001:.Researchers Develop Mice Resistant to Atherosclerosis
6/1/2001:.Exercise and Heparin May Grow New Blood Vessels, Improve Hearts in Children With Blocked Arteries
6/1/2001:.Stem cells help regenerate tissue damaged from heart attack
5/31/2001:.Doctors perform the first heart bypass that does not require surgery
5/30/2001:.Heart Health to Benefit From GM Oils
5/27/2001:.Researchers to test skeletal muscle as replacement for damaged human heart muscle in humans
5/27/2001:.One year after surgery, robotic heart grafts are still a success
5/24/2001:.How much HDL in relation to LDL is necessary to provide protection?
5/18/2001:.New cholesterol guidelines expected to lead to a tripling of Americans taking cholesterol-lowering drugs
5/13/2001:.Protective effects of alcohol marginal and only in over 55s
5/10/2001:Eating Nuts Seems To Protect Against Heart Disease
5/7/2001:Small Holes in the Heart May Be to Blame for Many Migraines
4/19/2001: Moderate drinking linked to decreased risk of heart failure
4/16/2001: New suspect, apo B, may factor in genetic cause of high cholesterol
4/8/2001: Researchers close in on stroke 'candidate gene'
4/8/2001: 
Intravenous cell transplant holds promise for stroke recovery
4/8/2001: 
Computer program predicts chances of brain-cell death from stroke
4/6/2001:Beta-blocker slows wall thickening of neck artery in healthy people
4/2/2001: Stem Cells May Revolutionize Heart-Attack Therapy
3/31/2001:Duke Researchers Reverse Damage of Heart Failure with Gene Therapy
3/30/2001:Does a lifetime of fighting off infections trigger heart disease?
3/27/2001:Scan, Stress Test Equally Good For Checking Arteries
3/27/2001:Individuals genes may dictate better heart failure treatment
3/27/2001:UCSF Evaluates New Device to Treat Heart Failure
3/26/2001:Duke Researchers Reverse Damage of Heart Failure with Gene Therapy
3/25/2001:Popular Alternative Medical Therapy Useless -Study
3/25/2001:Lower Cholesterol Reading Can Mask Heart Attack Risk
3/25/2001:Breast Cancer Drug Could Help Men's Hearts
3/25/2001:Coronary Bypass Surgery Without the Needlework
3/23/2001: Depression doubles heart attack risk in hypertensive patients
3/23/2001: Emotional well-being may lower risk of stroke
3/23/2001: Emory researcher: study shows need to identify those at high-risk for cardiovascular disease to benefit from lipid-lowering therapy
3/23/2001:Drug Marks Big Advance in Heart Attack Treatment
3/17/2001:Babies breastfed more than four months may be at higher risk for arteriosclerosis
3/16/2001: Researchers find protein that inhibits cardiac hypertrophy, heart failure
3/10/2001:Duke Researchers Reverse Damage of Heart Failure with Gene Therapy
3/9/2001: Stem cells repair stroke damage
3/10/2001:Angioplasty Scars Arteries
3/4/2001: Healthy Diet, Less Salt Dramatically Reduces Blood Pressure
3/4/2001: Fatty plaque more likely to cause a heart attack than calcified plaque
3/3/2001: Targeted Clot-Busting Stops Stroke Damage
3/4/2001: 2 Gene-Based Drugs Tested on Humans
3/3/2001: Study Shows Reduction Of Inflammation Helps Heal Heart
3/3/2001: Fatty Fish Cuts Risk Of Death From Heart Attack In Elderly
3/2/2001:The Discovery of Two Exercise-Loving Genes Helps Explain Why Regular Workouts Ward Off Disease
3/1/2001:Infections may hasten artery hardening
2/23/2001:Two studies find supplementation and moderation are keys to lowering homocysteine
2/22/2001:New Way Found To Prevent Stroke Damage
2/22/2001:Homocysteine May Trigger Strokes
2/21/2001:Cell transplants offer hope of brain repair following stroke
2/18/2001:Fighting the 'new cholesterol': homocysteine
2/17/2001:Heart Disease Remains Leading Cause of U.S. Deaths
2/8/2001: Pravastatin reduces risk of diabetes, stroke
2/8/2001: Researchers Identify New Treatment for Stroke
2/8/2001: Grape Seed Extract And Chromium Show Promising Results For Improving Cardiovascular Health
2/4/2001: Family factor is foremost in foretelling heart disease risk
2/2/2001: Coffee beats tea on heart disease
1/30/2001:Heart protective benefits of red wine remain uncertain
1/29/2001:Artificial Heart Pump Revolutionizes Heart Treatment
1/27/2001:Non-invasive 'Natural Bypass' for Angina Pain
1/18/2001:Eating More Fish And n3 Fatty Acids Associated With Reduced Risk Of Stroke For Women
1/9/2001: Spider calms the quaking heart
1/6/2001: Reducing Sodium Leads to Substantial Drop in Blood Pressure, Finds NHLBI Study


Cancer


10/22/2001:Cancer Fight Dips Into Microchips
- Lycos
10/20/2001:Study Recharges Debate on the Value of Mammograms
- ABC
10/20/2001:Tiny Camera Could Boost Breast Cancer Treatment - ABC
10/20/2001:Pre-Surgery Radiation Helps Rectal Cancer Patients - ABC
10/20/2001:Tamoxifen May Raise Risk for Some Tumors  - Yahoo
10/19/2001:New concerns over breast screening
  - BBC
10/18/2001:Study- Animal Protein Linked with Stomach Cancer
  - Yahoo
10/16/2001:
Protein Controls Tumor's Blood Supply - ABC
10/16/2001:British genetic scientists to lead cancer study - Ananova
10/16/2001:Research boosts hopes for anti-cancer drugs - Ananova
10/16/2001:Scientists Advance Against Drug Resistant Tumors  - Yahoo
10/16/2001:Breast cancer link to nightshifts  - BBC
10/12/2001:Cervical Cancer Unchecked in Poor Countries -WHO
- ABC
10/12/2001:New family of 10 cancer related genes discovered by NCI, University of Texas and M.D. Anderson researchers; licensed by Introgen  - Eureka Alert
10/12/2001:Researchers reveal new clues about spread of colon cancer  - Eureka Alert
10/12/2001:New chemotherapy regimen produces long-term, disease-free survival in patients with uncommon, aggressive types of lymphoma, leukemia  - Eureka Alert
10/11/2001:
Obesity, Inactivity May Up Pancreatic Cancer Risk - ABC
10/11/2001:Study finds older patients benefit as much from chemotherapy after surgery for colon cancer as younger patients  - Eureka Alert
10/11/2001:Why and what can flies teach us about cancer?  - Eureka Alert
10/10/2001:
New Class of Drugs Kills Colon Cancer Cells - ABC
10/10/2001:Myriad Says It Finds Cancer Drug Target - ABC
10/10/2001:Tuning Breast Cancer Chemo Dose To Limit Side Effects  - Unisci
10/10/2001:Carrageenan May Cause Lesions In GI Tract, Or Cancer  - Unisci
10/10/2001:Immune system blamed for cancer  - BBC
10/10/2001:Scan promises early cancer detection  - BBC
10/10/2001:Cell Pathways Boosts Dosage in Leukemia Drug Test - Lycos
10/7/2001:Prostate Cancer Screening Urged for Younger Men
 - ABC
10/7/2001:Power lines do not contribute to brain cancer  - SciTech
10/6/2001:Vitamin gene 'may fight breast cancer'
  - BBC
10/5/2001:October 03--Breast cancer breakthrough leads to better knowledge of risk
  - Eureka Alert
10/5/2001:HNF # 1600 SCIENTISTS SHUT DOWN THE GENE THAT CAN CAUSE THE MOST COMMON FORM OF ADULT LEUKEMIA.  - Eureka Alert
10/4/2001:
Cardiac hormone level indicates increased risk of death, progression of heart failure, researchers report  - Eureka Alert
10/3/2001:New molecule can destroy cancer cells
  - CNN
10/3/2001:UT Southwestern doctors use radiofrequency ablation to destroy kidney tumors without surgery  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:The Future of Breast Cancer Detection
 - ABC
10/2/2001Seeing with digital eyes- Doctors are slowly adopting computer-aided mammography technology - Dallas News
10/2/2001:'Drive-through' mastectomies becoming more common  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001Genetic changes leading to colon cancer noted in normal tissue  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:Loss of new cell growth gene linked to certain human cancers  - Eureka Alert
10/1/2001:Researchers Raise Hopes of Preserving Fertility for Women With Cancer
 - Science Quest
10/1/2001:Gene That Prevents Tumor Growth Also Carries Messages From Circadian Clock - Science Daily
10/1/2001:Duke Researchers Target Breast Cancer Using Genomic Technology - Duke
9/30/2001:Two genes are better than one- Combination approach selectively kills pancreatic cancer cells
  - Eureka Alert
9/30/2001:Columbia Presbyterian researchers show prostate cancer drug significantly arrests tumor growth with minimal side effects  - Eureka Alert
9/30/2001:Study- No Link Between Fat Intake, Colon Cancer - Lycos
9/29/2001:New Drugs Will Target Cancer Cell Immortality
- ABC
9/29/2001:Increased Risk Of Skin Cancer For Psoriasis Patients - Unisci
9/28/2001:Physical activity over a lifetime could reduce risk of breast cancer
  - Eureka Alert
9/27/2001:Seven in 10 UK Women Survive Breast Cancer-Experts
- ABC
9/26/2001:Tree chemicals could fight cancer
  - BBC
9/15/2001:No increased risk of brain cancer from electromagnetic fields
- AlphaGalileo
9/14/2001:Drug That Sends Radiation to Tumors Up for Review

9/13/2001:Sam Show-Prostate Health - ABC
9/13/2001: The Right Fat for a Healthy Prostate- ABC
9/12/2001:Cancer 'highway' scanned by doctors  - BBC
9/12/2001:Sunshine lowers prostate cancer risk  - BBC
9/12/2001:Americans Not Heeding Dangers of Sunburn - ABC
9/12/2001:Chinese Herb May Have Cancer-Fighting Properties - ABC
9/12/2001:Night vision camera to spot "invisible" cancers - New Scientist
9/12/2001:Advances in brain tumor research and treatment are bringing new hope to thousands of patients. - Duke
9/12/2001:Ten Genes Linked to the Deadliest Forms of Cancer - Duke
9/6/2001:Microscopic Cantilever Aids Assay For Prostate Cancer  - Unisci
9/6/2001:Sibs of Kids with Cancer Face No Increased Risk - ABC
9/6/2001:New cancer type identified - Boston Globe
9/6/2001:Researchers shrink brain tumors in rats- CNN
9/6/2001:Aggressive tumor cells leave a trail in their environment that affects the spread of cancer - Eureka Alert
9/6/2001:PET proves best for revealing spread of cervical cancer  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Antisoma Collaborates on New Cancer Drug - ABC
9/5/2001:Scientists find that common virus can kill cancer tumors in mice - ABC
9/5/2001:Pre-Surgery Radiation Cuts Rectal Cancer Recurrence - ABC
9/5/2001:Drug destroys stubborn tumours  - BBC
9/5/2001:Rutgers researchers find black tea 'bullet' that targets colorectal cancer  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Immune Response Abandons Pivotal AIDS Drug Trial - Lycos
9/5/2001:Infection kills cancer  - Nature
9/4/2001:Digital Detection - ABC
9/4/2001:DNA Methylation May Explain Some Types Of Lymphoma  - Unisci
9/4/2001:DNA vaccination places tumors in double jeopardy  - Eureka Alert
9/4/2001:An excess of healthy cells holds leukemia in check  - Eureka Alert
9/4/2001:Discovery of Unique Gene Modification May Provide Clues to Cause of Certain Types of Lymphoma - Science Quest
9/3/2001:Dual Approach May Thwart Pancreatic Cancer- Study  - BBC
9/3/2001:Bowel cancer drug tested  - BBC
9/3/2001:Discovery could prevent killer fevers  - BBC
9/3/2001:Corvas presents 3-D molecular structure of matriptase, first structural insight into new class of protease cancer targets  - Eureka Alert
9/3/2001:Discovery of Unique Gene Modification May Provide Clues to Cause of Certain Types of Lymphoma - Science Quest
9/5/2001:Antisoma Collaborates on New Cancer DrugABC
9/5/2001:Scientists find that common virus can kill cancer tumors in mice -ABC
9/5/2001:Pre-Surgery Radiation Cuts Rectal Cancer RecurrenceABC
9/5/2001:Drug destroys stubborn tumours  - BBC
9/5/2001:Rutgers researchers find black tea 'bullet' that targets colorectal cancer  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Immune Response Abandons Pivotal AIDS Drug Trial - Lycos
9/5/2001:Infection kills cancer  - Nature
9/2/2001:Surviving Prostate Cancer - ABC
8/30/2001:
A Potentially Deadly Wait - ABC
8/30/2001:Blood Protein Cuts Chemotherapy-Related Infections  - Unisci
8/30/2001:Genetics Alters Cancer Treatment - Technology Reviewfectious
8/30/2001:Know the Warning Signs of Arthritis - ABC
8/30/2001:Nicotine drink drops  - BBC
8/30/2001:UCSD researchers discover new role for immune-response enzyme  - Eureka Alert
8/29/2001:
Cancer patients 'choose chemo'  - BBC
8/29/2001:Less-invasive tests miss colon cancer signs, study says Globe & Mail
8/29/2001:Popular Test Misses 76 Pct of Colon Tumors-US Study - Lycos
8/27/2001:
Spotting Cancer With a Space Probe - ABC
8/27/2001:Novartis Sees Big Potential for Zometa Drug - ABC
8/27/2001:Deadly daylight- Skin cancer is nation's fastest-growing form of cancer; it's a threat even in gray Northwest - Seattle Times
8/26/2001:Immune system blamed for cancer  - BBC
8/25/2001:
Big Tobacco's No. 1 Lie Is That 'Everyone Knows' - Science Quest
8/25/2001:
OUR IMMUNE SYSTEM COULD CAUSE CANCER New hope of drugs breakthroughWorld Scientist
8/22/2001
Natural Antibody Holds Promise as HIV Treatment - ABC
8/22/2001Antibody Stops The Entire Process Of Prion Disease  - Unisci
8/22/2001Congo's polio war  - BBC
8/22/2001Using satellites to control spread of malaria - Industry Watch
8/22/2001Prion and on  - Nature
8/22/2001Electronic Nose Sniffs Out TB - Science Quest
8/22/2001Late flu vaccine will force triageWorld Scientist
8/22/2001
How Precancerous Moles Progress To Deadly Melanomas  - Unisci
8/22/2001New Chemo Agent Works Against Resistant Solid Tumors  - Unisci
8/22/2001Drinking hot tea may protect against skin cancer
8/22/2001Genetic Mutation May Be Key to Onset of Deadly Skin Cancer - Science Quest
8/22/2001Targeted Attack on Leukemia - Science Quest
8/22/2001Study Questions Value Of Diet Restrictions Prior To Colon Cancer Screening Test- Science Daily
8/21/2001Anti-Cancer Mushroom Toxin Gets FDA Fast-Track Status  - Unisci
8/20/2001Healing Cancer
  - Scientific American
8/20/2001Cancer in the Crosshairs
  - Scientific American
8/20/2001Genetic mutation may be key to onset of deadly skin cancer
  - Eureka Alert
8/18/2001:
Children's cancer hope  - BBC
8/16/2001:
Robotic prostate surgery launched  - BBC
8/15/2001:Science- The bug we can't stomach Half of us carry a microbe that can lead to gastritis and cancer - and it's been with us for millennia. Michael Gross asks- isn't it about time we found a cure? - Industry Watch
8/14/2001:No Sun Protection- ABC
8/14/2001:Couple's foundation seeks to help pediactic cancer families- ABC
8/14/2001:Study detailing safety and efficacy of exisulind in treating recurrent prostate cancer  - Eureka Alert
8/14/2001:Cell-Surface Molecule May Hold Key to Preventing Breast Cancer - Science Quest
8/12/2001:Study Of Virulizin For Pancreatic Cancer Expanded  - Unisci
8/12/2001:Music, Movie Cut Unpleasant Symptoms Of Blood Donors  - Unisci
8/12/2001:Get the testGlobe & Mail
8/12/2001:SignalGene to announce cancer 'breakthrough'Globe & Mail
8/12/2001:8/12/2001:Researchers Seek to "Inactivate" Cancer Cells - Science Quest
8/10/2001:Hebrew University researchers seek to 'inactivate' cancer cells  - Eureka Alert
8/6/2001:A Pill For Cancer - Popular Mechanics
8/3/208/4/2001:Celebrex under study for lung cancer prevention  - Eureka Alert
8/4/2001:NASA project will take ovarian tumor cells into space for first time  - Eureka Alert
8/4/2001:Sound waves could replace breast biopsies - New Scientist01:Brain tumors and mouse models- New insight into the development of gliomas  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Breast biopsies to become a thing of the past  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Cancer diagnostic method could reduce biopsies  - Eureka Alert
8/2/2001:Top German Radiation Expert Warns on Cellphones - Artigen
8/2/2001:Selenium, vitamin E may prevent cancerGlobe & Mail
8/2/2001:Marimastat produces comparable survival rates to chemotherapy in some advanced pancreatic cancer patients  - Eureka Alert
8/2/2001:Japanese Find Gene Link in Breast and Bowel Cancer - Lycos
8/1/2001:Glee for Gleevec - SciTech
7/31/2001:New drug for blood-borne cancer moves into multi-center testing  - Eureka Alert
7/29/2001:The Hutch is part of prostate-cancer study - Seattle Times
7/25/2001:Infinitely Sticky Antibodies Could Deliver Cancer Treatment - Science Central
7/23/2001:Volunteers Sought For UCLA Lymphoma Vaccine Study - Artigen
7/23/2001:Drug Destroys Only Oxygen-Starved Cells Within Tumors - Artigen
7/23/2001:Experimental lymphoma vaccine tested at UCLA's Jonsson Cancer Center  - Eureka Alert
7/22/2001:Drug Destroys Only Oxygen-Starved Cells Within Tumors  - Unisci
7/22/2001:New vaccine approach to fight cancers and infection - AlphaGalileo
7/20/2001:Two Genes Hold Cancer Prevention Clues - Scientists - Lycos
7/20/2001:Fresh Evidence Backs Broccoli As Cancer Fighter - Lycos
7/19/2001:New Biology Leads To Better Treatments For Cancer - Artigen
7/19/2001:T-cells and tumors  - Nature
7/19/2001:New lead for tailored cancer - Nature
7/19/2001:Control of cell growth  - Nature
7/18/2001:Research detects mechanism that appears to enable deadly brain tumors to progress, develop blood supplies to fuel their growth, and invade neighboring healthy tissues  - Eureka Alert
7/18/2001:Scientists disable cancer's defences  - BBC
7/17/2001:Measles vaccine shrinks tumours  - Nature
7/17/2001:Cancer Updates  - Nature
7/16/2001:Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant: Effective New Leukemia Treatment For AdultsScience Daily
7/16/2001:DNA Chips Target Cancer- Science Central
7/15/2001:NYU researchers have transformed a virus into a better cancer killer  - Eureka Alert
7/15/2001:
MetaPhore Pharmaceuticals completes Phase I clinical trial first enzyme mimetic tested in humans, Phase II cancer co-therapy trial planned  - Eureka Alert
7/13/7/15/2001:New Pilot Study Suggests Flaxseed And Low-Fat Diet Can Be Protective Against Prostate Cancer - Science Daily
2001:More wrinkles, less cancer
  - Nature
7/11/2001:Scientists Show Bacterial Toxin Slows Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Tumor Growth
- Science Central
7/11/2001:Toxin Slows Colorectal Cancer Growth - Study
- Lycos
7/11/2001:Gene Mutation Causes Cancer Cell 'Suicide'
- Lycos
7/11/2001:Single cigarette has damaging effect on heart, study finds
- Nando Times
7/11/2001:More Sexual Partners May Increase Risk Of Prostate Cancer
- Science Daily
7/11/2001:TESTING METHOD MISSES NEARLY 14 PERCENT OF PROSTATE CANCER CASES
- Science Daily
7/11/2001:Seeing UV Images Of Their Skin, Students Quit Tanning
- Unisci
7/8/2001:Cannabinoids may prevent chemotherapy related sickness
  - Eureka Alert
7/5/2001:Stressing risks is best way to motivate women to get screened for breast cancer
  - Eureka Alert
7/4/2001:DNA Chips Target Cancer
- Technology Review
7/4/2001:Targeting metastatic disease with gene therapy
- Eureka Alert
7/4/2001:University Of Iowa Study Investigates Embryonic-Like Ability Of Aggressive Melanoma Cells
- Science Daily
7/4/2001:"Fast Track" Prostate Cancer Surgery Gets Patients Home Faster But Just As Satisfied
-- Science Daily
7/4/2001:Homing In On Better Bone Marrow Transplants
- Science Daily
7/4/2001:Experimental Leukemia Drug Completes Early Testing
- Science Daily
7/3/2001:Citrus Product May Help Prevent Prostate Cancer
- SciNews
7/3/2001:How Cell Phones Can Cause Cancer
  - Wired News
7/3/2001:Scientists Launch Prostate Gene Therapy Trial
- Lycos
7/2/2001:Should your child have a tanning doll?
SciTech
7/2/2001:Tan or Burn  -
Scientific American
7/2/2001:Sunbathing: the true picture
SciTech
6/30/2001:Red blood cells turned into cancer killers - SciTech
6/30/2001:Scientists Find New Drug Target for Breast Cancer - Yahoo
6/29/2001:Scientists Urge Global Cancer War, Target Tobacco - Artigen
6/28/2001:New evidence debunks benefits of breast self-examination  - Eureka Alert
6/26/2001:Study links red meat to colon cancer - Nando Times
6/26/2001:Breast Cancer: Knocking Out a Killer - Scientific American
6/25/2001:High Fiber Diet Can Cut Cancer Risk by 40 Percent-Study - Lycos
6/24/2001:Melanoma Study Underscores Need For Early Detection - Unisci
6/24/2001:Leukemia Can Thwart New Drug with 2-Pronged Attack - Nando Times
6/22/2001:Scientists Find No Coffee Link to Colon Cancer - Artigen
6/22/2001:Researchers Explore the Role of Cell Suicide in the Development and Treatment of Cancer - Science Central
6/22/2001:Chemo, Radiation Trick Cancer Cells To Self-Destruct - Artigen
6/22/2001:Novel therapy shows promise to prevent recurrance of head and neck cancer  - Eureka Alert
6/22/2001:'Silly Little Virus' May Cure Brain Cancer -Study - Lycos
6/22/2001:Measles vaccine shrinks tumoursNature
6/21/2001:Older Women Are More Likely to Get Breast Cancer If They Have High Bone Density - Science Central
6/16/2001:Is military jet fuel behind 14 children's leukemia cases? - New Scientist
6/15/2001:Gene May Protect Women Against Breast Cancer - Reuters
6/15/2001:Rare Metal 'Gad' Helps Surgeons Scan for Tumors  - Yahoo
6/15/2001:Growth Factor Gene And Breast Cancer In Older Women - Unisci
6/15/2001:Recommendations on the prevention of breast cancer with tamoxifen and raloxifene
6/13/2001:Pot May Shrink Tumors -- US Government Knew In '74?
6/12/2001:Despite Progress, War on Cancer in U.S. Is Not Won
6/11/2001:Latest Prostate Cancer Diagnostic Method Tops Others
6/6/2001:.Soy chemical shows promise against prostate cancer
6/5/2001:.Soy Extract Reduces Prostate Cancer Growth In Mice, Cell Culture
6/3/2001:.Eat Fatty Fish to Cut Prostate Cancer Risk
6/2/2001:.Attacking the root of cancer
5/31/2001:.Virtual colonoscopy as effective at colon cancer screening as standard invasive colonoscopy,
5/30/2001:.Cancer protein chops cell anchors
5/28/2001:.Novel, Even Unlikely Drugs May Curb Childhood Leukemia
5/26/2001:.Diet a suspect in 'extraordinary' thyroid cancer rise
5/24/2001:.Drinking Plus Low Folate Linked to Breast Cancer
5/24/2001:.Science Closing in on Tests for 'Stealth' Cancers
5/23/2001:.Genetically engineered poliovirus fights brain tumors
5/22/2001:.Researchers Use Polio Virus to Kill Brain Tumors
5/19/2001:.Cancer: Is a cure within reach?
5/17/2001:.Jefferson scientists hope new test will help identify patients with breast cancer carrying hereditary breast cancer genes
5/17/2001:.Cancer vaccine may help patients with melanoma spread to the lungs
5/16/2001:.Taxol two
5/15/2001:.Cancer drug 'incredibly exciting' to doctors
5/15/2001:.Researchers Say Cancer Vaccines Hold Promise
5/15/2001:.Drawing A Bead On Leading Cancer Killer, Lung Cancer
5/10/2001:Measles Virus Involved in Hodgkin's Lymphoma
5/10/2001:Chernobyl children show DNA changes
5/5/2001:Fighting cancer from the cabbage patch
5/3/2001:DoD Seeks Creative Solutions To Breast Cancer Puzzle
5/2/2001:Boosting Immune System May Help Fight Pediatric AML
5/2/2001:Ultrasonic Microprobe May Rapidly Detect, Identify Cancer
4/27/2001:Genetic test may help forecast oral cancer
4/20/2001: Cancer Virus in Sheep May Provide Clues to Human Lung Cancer
4/19/2001: Research improves treatment of bladder cancer
4/9/2001:New Medicines in Development for Cancer (Special Report)
4/7/2001: Once-A-Day Pill Still Promising Against Adult Leukemia
4/7/2001: Discovery Could Lead To A Prostate Cancer Vaccine
4/6/2001:New technology may help treat, diagnose cancer
4/6/2001:
Tumor Tracker 
4/5/2001: Can a weekly cancer pill ward off cancer?
4/5/2001:UC Berkeley group finds first prostate cancer antigen, providing hope for an eventual vaccine against the tumor
4/4/2001:Scientists Find New Tumor Suppressor Gene Involved In Breast, Prostate And Other Cancers
3/31/2001:Scientists identify new vaccine targets for cancer-causing strains of human papilloma virus
3/30/2001: Breast cancer risk lower than women think; statistics by age, ethnicity give more realistic picture
3/28/2001:Dendritic Cell Vaccine Helps Fight Children's Cancer
3/27/2001:Lab Tests Show Ultraviolet Light Triggers Melanoma
3/27/2001:Expert Predicts Revolution in Cancer Care
3/27/2001:Natural substances in fruits and vegetables may be potential treatment for prostate cancer
3/27/2001:Inherited variants of three genes affect breast cancer treatment response and outcome
3/25/2001:Media hype: power lines and cancer
3/22/2001:University Of North Carolina To Test Virus Treatment For Recurrent Head And Neck Cancer
3/19/2001:Universal Cancer Vaccine
3/19/2001:UCSF studies illuminate possible new landscape for targeting cancer
3/18/2001:Breast Cancer Detection Technique Uses Fluorescent Molecules To Track and Illuminate Malignant Cells
3/17/2001:Study of WWII troop movements supports the idea that leukemia is caused by an infectious agent
3/17/2001:Green tea and its disputed role in the prevention of stomach cancer
3/16/2001:Can simply swallowing a gene actually treat and prevent cancer?
3/16/2001: A topical lotion with DNA-repair enzymes cuts down skin carcinomas
3/12/2001:Watchdog confirms pylon cancer link
3/11/2001:Curing cancer with clover
3/10/2001:Study Clarifies Progestins' Effects of Ovarian Cells; Supports Use to Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer
3/9/2001:Study suggests extended aspirin use lowers risk of ovarian cancer
3/8/2001: Cancer may be linked to magnetic field
3/5/2001:Scientists link contracting leukaemia with electricity pylons
3/3/2001:Epstein-Barr Virus Linked To Invasive Breast Cancer And Lymphoma; University Of Michigan Scientists Find Virus Releases Molecular Brake On Roaming Cancer Cells
3/1/2001: Health project maps cancer hot spots
3/1/2001:Breast cancer 'suicide gene' hope
2/28/2001:Gene therapy 'prevents cancer'
2/28/2001:Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Found Safe In Early Study
2/24/2001:Disconnect Between Skin Cells Implicated In Common Skin Cancer
2/23/2001:Anti-cancer pill to lull tumours into deep sleep
2/22/2001:Scorpion venom against glial (brain) cancer
2/19/2001:Herpes Virus Could Help Treat Melanoma: Lancet Letter
2/18/2001:New approach to slow cancer
2/11/2001:Killing Leukemia Cells By Their Own Sword
2/7/2001: For the first time, scientists uncover how breast cancer metastasizes
2/2/2001:Smokers' cancer risk 'cut by coffee
1/31/2001:USC Study Finds Use Of Permanent Hair Dyes Tied To Increased Risk Of Bladder Cancer
1/24/2001:Penn Researchers Unlock A Mystery Related To Acute Undifferentiated Leukemia
1/23/2001:Patients Undergoing Stem-Cell Transplantation Live Longer Than Those Undergoing Marrow Transplantation
1/21/2001:Cells 'seek and destroy' cancer
1/20/2001:"Smart Probe" for Breast Cancer Detects Malignant Tumors Instantly
1/19/2001:Genetic Mutation Identified That Results In Aggressive, Drug Resistant, Cancers
1/19/2001:"Trojan Horse" Vaccines Could Prevent HIV Infections
1/18/2001:UK tests cervical cancer vaccine
1/16/2001:New Clue for Diagnosis and Treatment of Malignant Melanoma
12/30/2000Pancreatic Cancer Vaccine Found Safe In Early Study
12/28/2000COMMONLY USED HERBAL PRODUCT LOWERS PSA LEVEL IN MEN WITH ADVANCED PROSTATE CANCER
12/24/2000Immunotherapy Slows Disease Progression And Lowers PSA Levels In Some Men With Prostate Cancer, UCSF Study Finds
12/04/2000Gene Clue to Vaccine Against Childhood Leukemia
11/24/2000Colorectal Cancer Screening Should Start at 50
11/22/2000Medical Experts Divided on Hazards of Cellphones
11/12/2000 New Cancer Drug Is Effective Against Multi-Drug-Resistant Strains
11/06/2000 Low Frequency Electromagnetic Fields Damage Murine Ovarian Follicles
10/16 Electromagnetic Fields (e. g., Powerlines) Shown to Affect Human Cells
08/31 First Universal Cancer Vaccine?
08/30 Dual Drug Regimen May Ward Off Colon Cancer
3/29/2001:One Enzyme Controls Childhood Leukemia Vulnerability
3/29/2001:New Vaccine Targets Cancer-Causing Strains Of Human Papilloma Virus


Infectious Diseases


10/20/2001:Hormonal changes during physiological development can alter immune response to viruses and infections
  - Eureka Alert
10/18/2001:Study- Drug-Resistant Pneumonia Cases Increasing
  - Yahoo
10/18/2001:Study Endorses Older, Cheaper Antibiotics  - Yahoo
10/18/2001:HIV Infects Subset of T Cells Leading to Depletion- Science Quest
10/17/2001:Care Cautioned on Flu Shots
- ABC
10/17/2001:Drugs and 'Superbugs'
10/17/2001:Celebrity Fertility Doctor Sentenced to 7 Years - ABC
10/17/2001:AIDS Is South Africa's Biggest Killer, Says Report  - Yahoo
10/17/2001:Healthy urged to wait on flu vaccine  - CNN
10/16/2001:
Flu and Fear - ABC
10/16/2001:Scientists make headway against legionnaire's disease - Ananova
10/16/2001:AIDS Is South Africa's Biggest Killer, Says Report  - Yahoo
10/15/2001:Beyond Chicken Soup
  - Scientific American
10/14/2001:
Many Physicians Need Help Diagnosing Anthrax, Expert Says... - FirstScience
10/14/2001:Austrian Researchers Test Flu Vaccine Against HIV  - Yahoo
10/13/2001:Treatment hope
- BBC
10/12/2001:Metals Control Infections - AlphaGalileo
10/13/2001:Afghanistan Bombing Could Cause AIDS Explosion  - Yahoo
10/12/2001:Is It Flu or Anthrax- Don't Panic, Experts Say  - Yahoo
10/12/2001:New variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease- The epidemic that never was
  -
10/11/2001:
Doctors Race to Study Anthrax, Other Bio-Agents - ABC
10/11/2001:Will Vaccine Work? - ABC
10/11/2001:Transcript- Expert on Biological Terror - ABC
10/11/2001:USA funds new ulcer treatment research at Dundee - AlphaGalileo
10/11/2001:Starfish may provide superbug treatment - Ananova
10/11/2001:NIAID's First AIDS Vaccine Goes Into Clinical Trial  - Unisci
10/11/2001:Oregano Oil May Protect Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria, Georgetown Researcher Finds
  - Eureka Alert
10/10/2001:
Hawaii confirms 35 cases of dengue fever  - CNN
10/10/2001:First AIDS Vaccine Made at NIAID's Vaccine Research Center Enters Clinical Trial  - Eureka Alert
10/10/2001:Anthrax, an Old but Elusive Enemy - Lycos
10/10/2001:Cipro Sales Rise as Anthrax Fear Persists - Lycos
10/9/2001:Search for secrets of killer flu
  - BBC
10/8/2001:Researchers hope for Aids vaccine within 10 years
- Ananova
10/8/2001:Hawaii- 26 confirmed Dengue fever cases  - CNN
10/8/2001:Single bacteria strain caused infections in 3 states  - CNN
10/7/2001:Flu shot distribution delays ahead
  - CNN  
10/7/2001:Single bacteria strain caused infections in 3 states
10/6/2001:Meningitis Fears
- ABC
10/6/2001:Asia warned of Aids epidemic  - BBC
10/6/2001:Misconceptions about hepatitis -  World Scientist
10/6/2001:Looking At How HIV Spreads Rather Than How It Grows  - Unisci
10/5/2001:Ebola style virus hits Pakistan
  - BBC
10/5/2001:Potentially Killer Disease Hits South Pakistan - ABC
10/5/2001:UK Firm Speeds Up Work on U.S. Smallpox Jab - ABC
10/5/2001:Myriad genetics and University of Utah publish pioneering HIV research in the scientific journal Cell  - Eureka Alert
10/5/2001:Georgetown Research Uncovers New Mechanism For Suppressing HIV  - Eureka Alert
10/4/2001:Garlic 'prevents common cold'
  - BBC
10/4/2001:Blood infection kills thousands  - BBC
10/4/2001:Pfizer Antifungal Gets Boost Ahead of Review - ABC
10/4/2001:FDA Staff Say Pfizer Antifungal Important New Drug - ABC
10/4/2001:Georgetown research uncovers new mechanism for suppressing HIV  - Eureka Alert
10/4/2001:Study- Urinary Bacteria Found to Be Widespread - Lycos
10/4/2001:Japan bans cattle feed made of recycled cow parts to combat mad cow disease - Nando Times
10/3/2001:Big push against sleeping sickness
  - BBC
10/2/2001:Panel Urges Caution on Vaccines with Mercury

10/2/2001Anthrax immunity gene found in mice  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:IIT develops technology that may help doctors identify blood pathogens faster  - Eureka Alert
10/1/2001:CDC urges prioritizing of flu shots
 -  World Scientist
10/1/2001:The Struggle for an AIDS Vaccine  - Wired News
10/1/2001:Whooping cough re-emerges, striking teenagers, young adults - Seattle Times
10/1/2001:How viruses bind to human cells - Science Daily
9/30/2001:Johnson Gets FDA OK on Hepatitis C Test
 - Lycos
9/30/2001:West Nile Alert Extended to Most of Florida - Lycos
9/30/2001:Yellow Fever Deathtoll in Ivory Coast Reaches 20 - Lycos
9/28/2001:First genetic test hits market to show which AIDS drugs will fail in each patient
- ABC
9/28/2001:Drug-Resistant HIV - ABC
9/26/2001:HIV Could Play A Role In Making Hepatitis C An Sexually Transmitted Disease
  - Unisci
9/26/2001:Preventing Spread Of Disease Caused By Bioterrorism  - Unisci
9/26/2001:Fear of Anthrax Attack Boosts Sales of Antibiotics- Yahoo
9/25/2001:Can viral infections cause ALS? AIDS virus causes treatable form of ALS
  - Eureka Alert
9/14/2001:Fourth Human Mad Cow Case Likely in France

9/14/2001:Study: nitric oxide-releasing materials might reduce medical implant infections
9/14/2001:Nigeria beginning ambitious AIDS program
9/14/2001:Instant Results From New Test for Lyme Disease 
9/13/2001: Could AIDS Vaccines Also Help Infected Patients? - ABC
9/13/2001:What to Do If You've Got HIV - ABC
9/13/2001:Research suggests AIDS vaccines might help people already infected - ABC
9/13/2001:Pentagon barring thousands from donating blood as precaution against mad cow disease - ABC
9/13/2001:International 'vaccine debate needed'  - BBC
9/13/2001:Pig, human viruses triggered 1918 flu  - CNN
9/12/2001:Increase in vCJD cases not a 'blip'  - BBC
9/12/2001:Aids vaccine 'in sight'  - BBC
9/12/2001:Main Cause Of Asthma Is The Environment, Study Says  - Unisci
9/12/2001:ANU scientists find genetic trigger for the 1918 Spanish Flu  - Eureka Alert
9/8/2001:Viruses Sounded Out  - Nature
9/8/2001:Scientists plan to wipe out malaria with GM mosquitoes - New Scientist
9/4/2001:Single Copy of Mutation Tied to Reduced HIV Risk - ABC
9/3/2001:Attraction is the key to stomach ulcer bug infection - AlphaGalileo
9/3/2001:Prion pair pictured  - Nature

9/2/2001:Mosquito fish are hot sellers amid West Nile virus - Nando Times
9/2/2001:Scientists buoyed by series of tests for AIDS vaccine - Seattle Times
8/31/2001:Mosquitoes harbor more than West Nile  - CNN
8/31/2001:CDC warns about ''rabbit fever''  - CNN
8/31/2001:Suspected West Nile cases found in Toronto, Ottawa Globe & Mail
8/30/2001:Third World Respiratory Infections Could Be Cut Sharply  - Unisci
8/30/2001:Genetic mutation influences spread of AIDS; African population lacks mutation  - Eureka Alert
8/30/2001:More dead birds in Washington, D.C. have virus - Nando Times
8/30/2001:Boost for "last-resort" antibiotic - New Scientist
8/29/2001:China comes clean on Aids  - BBC
8/29/2001:Fears of 'second wave' of HIV  - BBC
8/29/2001:Substantial resistance to HIV infection tied to genetic mutation  - Eureka Alert
8/28/2001:
Flu vaccine deliveries late again - Boston Globe
8/27/2001:
Nobel Committee Member Criticizes Pope Over AIDS - ABC
8/27/2001:
West Nile virus has potential to spread across nation Globe & Mail
8/26/2001:
West Nile expert- Not a time to panic  - CNN
8/26/2001:
Hub caps could squash STDs- Nature
8/25/2001:
Mold Infestation Threatens Homes - Artigen
8/25/2001:
Biotechnology- Cangene begins developing antibody-based technologyWorld Scientist
8/24/2001:
The Tofu Mobile - Lycos
8/24/2001:
Researchers develop thinner electronic display - MSNBC
8/21/2001
Group Urges Ban on Surgical Use of Brain Tissue - ABC
8/21/2001
Scientists See Progress in Fight Against 'Mad Cow' - ABC
8/21/2001
Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute find a way to block prions that cause mad cow disease  - Eureka Alert
8/19/2001:
Long Delay in HIV Tests May Be Fueling AIDS in U.S. - Lycos
8/19/2001:
Many Americans Learn HIV Status Late -Studies - Lycos
8/18/2001:
Drugs May Work Against Mad Cow's Human Equivalent- ABC
8/18/2001:
CDC- Battle Against AIDS Has Stalled- ABC
8/18/2001:
Alabama launches program to increase awareness of HIV among blacks, citing public health 'crisis'- ABC
8/18/2001:
Cures from Kew  - BBC
8/18/2001:
Officials- New Yorker has West Nile virus  - CNN
8/18/2001:
UCSF study finds two old drugs may help fight prion diseases  - Eureka Alert
8/16/2001:
China admits Aids crisis  - BBC
8/16/2001:
Pathogens, Host-Cell Invasion and DiseaseAmerican Scientist
8/15/2001:
Rare Antibody Can Inactivate Many Strains Of HIV  - Unisci
8/15/2001:
Structure solved by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute marks important milestone in effort to develop HIV vaccine  - Eureka Alert
8/15/2001:
Henan villagers say Beijing not doing enough about AIDS Globe & Mail
8/15/2001:
Netherlands to Vaccinate 5,000 Kids - Lycos
8/10/2001:
Tracking unexplained illness and death could help identify emerging infectious diseases  - Eureka Alert
8/10/2001:
FDA approves Abbott's BiaxinŽ XL (clarithromycin extended-release tablet)for community-acquired pneumonia  - Eureka Alert
8/8/2001:
TB Infrastructure Used Against Poor Countries' AIDS  - Unisci
8/7/2001:
Florida woman sickened by West Nile virus - Nando Times
8/7/2001:
Feeding the FluDiscover
8/6/2001:
Antimosquito Work Is Urged in Southeast- NY Times
8/6/2001:
Skeeter Beaters - SciTech
8/5/2001:
China Warns of 'Dangerous' AIDS Epidemic - Lycos
8/5/2001:
Busting the Gut BustersScience News
8/4/2001:
Scientists find drastic underestimations of malaria morbidity, mortality, and economic burden  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:
Simple handwashing reduces rates of respiratory illness  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:
Officials Confirm West Nile Virus in Ohio  - Eureka Alert
8/2/2001:
Fears of deliberate spread of foot and mouth disease - New Scientist
8/2/2001:
Ferocious Tiger Mosquito Invades the United States - Nat'l. Geo. News
8/2/2001:
Chairman of germ warfare talks worried about progress after U.S. walks - Nando Times
8/2/2001:
Nigeria to treat 15,000 AIDS victims - Nando Times
8/2/2001:
Baesiosis, the other tick-borne disease - Boston Globe
8/2/2001:
Book announcement: The World of Microbes - new textbook for key stage 2AlphaGalileo
8/2/2001:
Tiger mosquitos invade the U. S.ABC
8/2/2001:
Quicker, Better Drugs To Tackle DiseasesAlphaGalileo
8/2/2001:
West Nile has New England on alert, South on edge - Boston Globe
8/2/2001:
Russians scoff as AIDS spreadsSeattle Times
8/2/2001:
Chinese Herbs Clear the Air  - Wired News
7/31/2001:
Smart Drugs May Be New Weapon Vs Bacteria -ExpertsLycos
7/31/2001:
New antibiotic design could fight drug-resistant bacteria - Industry Watch
7/30/2001:
Florida fears massive outbreak of West Nile virus - New Scientist
7/30/2001:
FDA considers nasal spray to prevent fluNando Times
7/29/2001:
Poking holes in pathogens- scientists at The Scripps research institute build a new class of nanotube 'smart drugs'  - Eureka Alert
7/28/2001:
Synthetic Peptide May Succeed Where Antibiotics Have Met with Resistance  - Scientific American
7/27/2001:
Anthrax vaccine for troops  - BBC
7/26/2001:
Antibodies raise hopes of prion disease cure - New Scientist
7/25/2001:
Infinitely Sticky Antibodies Could Deliver Cancer Treatment - Science Central
7/23/2001:
Immune cells change for the worse  - Nature
7/23/2001:
Hendra Virus Has a Growing Family Tree
7/23/2001:
First vaccine to protect against vaginal transmission of HIV-like virus  - Eureka Alert
7/23/2001:
Pinpointing Source Of Resistance In Spread Of Malaria
7/22/2001:
Could the Black Death re-emerge? - AlphaGalileo
7/22/2001:
Urgent need for new campaigns to combat soaring rates of sexually transmitted infections  - Eureka Alert
7/20/2001:
Chemists round on malaria  - Nature
7/20/2001:
The Next PhageTechnology Review
7/18/2001:
Living in a Time of Plague -the Population Biology of Emerging and Re-emerging Pathogens - AlphaGalileo
7/17/2001:Researchers find how TB bacterium evades detection by immune system  - Eureka Alert
7/17/2001:Researchers discover how immune system rids nervous system of mosquito-borne viruses  - Eureka Alert
7/17/2001:Researchers Discover Possible Achilles Heel in Infection by Lethal Ebola and Marburg Viruses - Science Central
7/17/2001:Therapy hinders AIDS virus from evolving drug resistance, Hopkins researchers find  - Eureka Alert
7/16/2001:Number of AIDS cases soaring in Eastern Europe, experts say- Nando Times
7/14/2001:No Sex for Two Years, Moi Urges Kenyan People - Artigen
7/13/2001:
Can you catch a bad back? - AlphaGalileo
7/12/2001:Nomads May Eradicate Worm Disease
7/11/2001:Emerging Infectious Diseases: A Real Public Health Crisis? - SciTech
7/10/2001:
Antacids pro bacteria  - Nature
7/9/2001:
Hepatitis vaccines due this month- World Scientist
7/7/2001:
A link between schizophrenia and polio-  - Nature
7/7/2001:
Polio's last stand  - Nature
7/7/2001:
WHO vaccinates 16 million  - Nature
7/7/2001:
Fatal fungi thrive on fat  - Nature
7/3/2001:
U. S. Unprepared for Large-Scale Bioterrorist Attack - SciNews
7/3/2001:
Johns Hopkins Working Group On Civilian Biodefense Warns Tularemia -- Rabbit Fever -- Could Be Bioweapon Threat- Science Daily
7/3/2001:
New weapons created to battle bacteria- MSNBC
7/1/2001:
Cranberry juice reduces urinary tract infections in women  - Eureka Alert
6/29/2001:
Women Log on for Morning-After PillABC
6/29/2001:
WHO Director Pledges Polio Eradication by 2005Artigen
6/27/2001:
A human virus makes poultry porkyNature
6/26/2001:
Childhood viruses pose lifelong burden
6/25/2001:
AMA Urges Phasing Out AntibioticYahoo
6/25/2001:
Leading Malaria Vaccine Groups Join ForcesLycos
6/25/2001:
Health officials expect another flu vaccine delay
6/24/2001:
Virus found to carry antibiotic against E. coliEureka Alert
6/24/2001:
Can a 'Universal' HIV-1 vaccine be developed? AIDScience.com describes current research strategies  - Eureka Alert
6/24/2001:
Study Tracks Malaria's Genetic Impact on PeopleLycos
6/24/2001:
Researchers trace disease-fighting gene mutationNando Times
6/24/2001:
Shower gel and mustard may boost antibiotic resistance in bacteriaNature
6/24/2001:
Tiny Viruses Point Way Toward New Antibiotic DrugsArtigen
6/24/2001:
Plague suspected in Colorado deathNando Times
6/23/2001:
Important pathogens and cures belong to little-known group of fungi  - Eureka Alert
6/21/2001:
Older Women Are More Likely to Get Breast Cancer If They Have High Bone DensityScience Central
6/19/2001:
Rogue on the loose: Prions and Cancer?New Scientist
6/16/2001:
Prion traces traced - Nature
6/15/2001:
Antibiotic Prevents Lyme Disease if Given Quickly -Reuters
6/15/2001:
Antibiotics Don't Help Much In Chronic Lyme DiseaseUnisci
6/15/2001:
Study Details How AIDS Virus Kills Immune CellsReuters
6/11/2001:
Selenium deficiency causes flu virus to mutate into more dangerous forms
6/7/2001:
Thai AIDS Cure Claim Draws Crowds, Skepticism
6/6/2001:.
Fears over drugs in poultry
6/6/2001:.
Anti-malaria herb
6/4/2001:.
Study Notes Risk of AIDS Resurgence
6/1/2001:.
Superbugs everywhere
5/13/2001:.
Scientists Find Novel Way to Subvert Anthrax Germ
5/10/2001:
NIAID Plan Will Take On The World's Leading Killers
5/9/2001:
New diseases threaten humans and wildlife
5/2/2001:
Chickens succumbing to virus formerly avoided by vaccination
4/28/2001:
Scientists Find Novel Way to Subvert Anthrax Germ
4/28/2001:
Spleen Cells Eradicate Helicobacter Pylori Infection
4/22/2001:
Tuberculosis Outbreak Hits Britain
4/16/2001: 
Antimicrobe Marinade
4/14/2001: 
Rekindled measles is waiting in the wings
4/14/2001: 
Flu Virus Could Be Developing Resistance To New Drug
4/2/2001: 
Scientists Move Toward Creating Better Antibiotics
3/28/2001:
Compound Inhibits HIV Replication In Cell Cultures
3/24/2001:
Natural cures for the common cold?
3/24/2001:
Drug shows promise against common cold
3/22/2001:
A virus found in pet birds could trigger another lethal flu pandemic
3/20/2001:
Will It Be a World of Herbivores?
3/16/2001:
A new gene test can identify a dangerous bacterium endemic in US hospitals and now threatening Europe
3/15/2001:
Ready for some lockjaw?
3/9/2001: 
Prion proteins' adaptability may account for spread of mad cow disease
3/9/2001: 
Aids vaccine shows promise
3/9/2001:
Superbug genetic trigger identified
3/8/2001:
Superbugs 'thrive in sweat'
3/8/2001: 
Gene warfare against superbugs
3/8/2001: 
Yoghurt bacteria 'fights' superbugs
3/3/2001:
Penn Researchers Identify New Cost-Effective Antibiotic Treatment Which Shortens Patient Stays
3/3/2001: 
New Blood Test Would Detect Early-Stage Lyme Disease
2/26/2001:
Nabi StaphVAX elicits antibodies with in vitro activity against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains
2/23/2001:
Malaria vaccine goes on trial
2/20/2001:
Debugging Hospitals
2/17/2001:
German scientists offer flu hope
2/14/2001: 
Widely used anti-bacterial inhibits parasites that cause malaria and toxoplasmosis
2/9/2001: 
Scientists Uncover Break-and-Entry Strategy of Disease-Causing Bacteria
2/7/2001:
Another war on smallpox?
2/6/2001: 
Researchers grab colds by the throat
2/6/2001: 
Study sheds new light on Lyme disease; findings to shape vaccine development
2/5/2001: 
Drug cuts colds short
2/4/2001: 
Cold 'cure' comes one step closer
2/2/2001: 
Antibiotics: A fading wonder
2/2/2001: 
Window of superbug vulnerability opens
1/31/2001:
Staph Resists "Drug of Last Resort"
1/31/2001:
Fighting Bacterial Infections with Bacteria
1/30/2001:
A deadly bacteria's genome is sequenced, revealing "shocking" surprises
1/16/2001:
Mouse Virus "Command Post"
1/16/2001:
Synthetic Protein Thwarts HIV Attachment
1/13/2001:
An engineered mouse virus leaves us one step away from the ultimate bioweapon
1/13/2001:
Deadly virus fuels bio-terror fears
12/14/2000
Vaccine Protects Against Ebola Virus
12/03/2000
First Recombinant Fungal Vaccine Protects Against Blastomycosis
10/22 
West Nile Virus Spreads Farther South
10/03 
The West Nile Virus Is Spreading - Beware!

Dental
3/12/2001:Second bacterium confirmed as cause of tooth decay, shows different pattern of virulence than S. mutans
2/23/2001:Gum disease can cause other infections


Non-Infectious Diseases

10/20/2001:Health and science briefs - Dallas News
10/19/2001:Seasonal variation in Crohn's risk
  - BBC
10/16/2001:
Sex-Ed Should Target Elementary School Kids- Study
10/8/2001:New drug for Crohn's disease
  - CNN
9/15/2001:No increased risk of brain cancer from electromagnetic fields
- AlphaGalileo
9/13/2001:Oklahoma company gets FDA approval on implant for hearing impaired - ABC
9/3/2001:Glaucoma can sneak up, but early detection and new treatments can save your eyesight - Seattle Times
8/27/2001:Drug Problems Found in One Fifth of UK Schools - ABC
8/26/2001:Is it Your Thyroid? - ABC
8/26/2001:ER Doctors Under Siege - ABC
8/26/2001:Crohn's- An Autoimmune or Bacterial-Related Disease?Science Quest
8/25/2001:Delaying diabetes - US News
8/25/2001:A 'Dark Remedy' Now Is Generating Light - Science Quest
8/25/2001:
Thalidomide Strikes Back - Science Quest
8/25/2001:
News about health and medicine - Seattle Times
8/25/2001:
Study Backs Exercise Supplements - World Scientist
8/25/2001:
Biotech for Boomers - Business Week
8/25/2001:
Chemical-free sweetness - US News
8/20/2001More research into chronic asthma could be life-savingWorld Scientist
8/19/2001:Putting the Squeeze on GermsL. A. Times
8/19/2001:Hormones Up Bone Density in Frail Elderly Women - Lycos
8/4/2001:Prozac Goes Public Today - Technology Revie
8/4/2001:Company launches generic Prozac
7/28/2001:New psoriasis drug raises hopes for autoimmune disease sufferers - Nando Times
7/18/2001:Gambling on Immune Tolerance - Science Central
6/29/2001:New Research Programme to Give Improved Speech Comprehension for Cochlear Ear Implant Patients - AlphaGalileo
6/18/2001:Protein Found That Activates Sickle Cells' Stickiness - Unisci
6/7/2001:Surgery No Better For Gastroesophageal Reflux Than Prescription Antacids
6/3/2001:.Crohn's Disease Genetics
5/27/2001:.Mucolytic drugs may benefit patients with severe pulmonary disease
5/23/2001:.Brain disease slowed: Fetal cells help Huntington's patients
5/22/2001:.Study shows infliximab can maintain long-term remissions in Crohns disease
5/6/2001:Active Children can Avoid Osteoporosis in Later Life

Addiction


10/19/2001:Is addiction all in your head?
- Discover
10/19/2001:Effects of cannabis may be reversible
- Ananova
10/16/2001:
Casual Drug Use Does Not Affect Employment - ABC
10/6/2001:Alcohol 'worse problem than drugs'
  - BBC
10/6/2001:Number of New Teen Smokers Falls -  World Scientist
10/4/2001:Nicotine therapy for young smokers
  - BBC
10/2/2001:Drug use "sensitizes" the brain
  - Eureka Alert
10/1/2001:Drug use "sensitizes" the brain, making recovering addicts vulnerable to relapse
9/14/2001:British Firm Tests World's First Nicotine Vaccine
9/12/2001:Legal 'high' leaves some users low
  - CNN
9/12/2001:Women Gamblers Start Later, Get Treatment Sooner - Lycos
9/5/2001:Ecstasy agony  - BBC
9/4/2001:Parents Worry About College Drinking - Lycos
9/3/2001:Smoking by Pregnant Women Declining, Experts Say - ABC
9/3/2001:Measuring brain activity in people eating chocolate offers new clues about how the body becomes addicted  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Ecstasy agony  - BBC
8/29/2001:Panel wants tests for diabetes at age 30  - CNN
8/28/2001:
Call for drug user addiction plan  - BBC
8/28/2001:
Just trying to quit boosts health  - BBC
8/26/2001:
Dying for drink  - BBC
8/26/2001:The path to quitting smoking is paved with health benefits  - Eureka Alert
8/26/2001:
New DEA chief aims to enforce medical marijuana ban - ABC
8/26/2001:Mood States Identified as Smoking Triggers - ABC
8/20/2001Alcohol Addiction
  - Scientific American
8/20/2001Rewards coupled with naltrexone effective in treating heroin and other opioid addictions
  - Eureka Alert
8/20/2001Early age of first drink likely symptom, not cause, of alcoholism
  - Eureka Alert
8/20/2001Age at first drink- What does it really mean?
  - Eureka Alert
8/20/2001Alcohol, women and pregnancy
  - Eureka Alert
8/18/2001:
Ecstasy component may help researchers measure brain damage from the drug  - Eureka Alert
8/15/2001:Study points to eventual adult impairments for teens who abuse nicotine
  - Eureka Alert
8/7/2001:Arm patch monitors alcohol tolerance - SciTech
8/3/2001:Alcohol-related problems among high-risk college-age drinkers significantly reduced by brief intervention program  - Eureka Alert8/3/2001:Alcohol-related problems among high-risk college-age drinkers significantly reduced by brief intervention program  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Cocaine-related deaths, drug-related emergency visits drastically increasing, UT Southwestern researchers report  - Eureka Alert
7/26/2001Arm patch monitors alcohol tolerance - New Scientist
7/18/2001:New study tightens the link between smoking and early menopause  - Eureka Alert
7/18/2001:Untangling the matrix of risk factors for alcoholism  - Eureka Alert
7/18/2001:When alcohol and nicotine interact  - Eureka Alert
7/18/2001:Pregnancy, drugs & alcohol, emotional instability- what nightmares are made of  - Eureka Alert
7/15/2001:Researchers find that after stopping cocaine use,  - Eureka Alert
7/15/2001:Study- Prenatal Cocaine Linked to Brain Damage - Artigen
7/15/2001:The Science of Addiction
4/22/2001:The War on Addiction
4/21/2001:A neurogenetic approach to alcoholism

3/31/2001:Enzyme involved in cocaine addiction identified by scientists at Yale and Rockefeller Universities
3/16/2001:Proposed Addiction Treatment Blocks Environment-Triggered Craving
3/16/2001:Researchers Identify An Enzyme That Regulates The Action Of Chronic Cocaine
3/29/2001:Hormone the trigger for fat metabolism; scientists closer to tests in humans

Allergies, asthma, and General Auto-immune Studies

10/20/2001:Conflicting Data on Asthma-Obesity Link- Studies - ABC
10/19/2001:Feds Launch Campaign to Cut Juvenile Asthma
- ABC
10/18/2001:Lifesaving labels- Living with food allergies means reading ingredient lists with extreme care
- Seattle Times
10/2/2001Psychological factors implicated in development of asthma
  - Eureka Alert
9/27/2001:NHLBI supported study finds inhaled steroids accelerate bone loss in women with asthma -- treatment still recommended for persistent asthma
- Eureka Alert
8/29/2001:
Social stress may trigger problems in immune system  - Eureka Alert
8/29/2001:Immune cell suspected of halting proper immune system function  - Eureka Alert
8/28/2001:
Many Inner-City Asthma Patients Have Mood Disorders  - Unisci
8/21/2001
Rash Decision - AlphaGalileo
8/21/200118 % Of Kids Will Have Food Allergy Attack In School  - Unisci
8/18/2001:
A ticket to the airways- scientists develop new way to study asthma
8/14/2001:Cooking Gases Can Trigger Asthma Symptoms
- Lycos
8/14/2001:Insulin Resistance Ups Risk of Early Heart Disease- Lycos
8/8/2001:Study shows simple steps can reduce dust mite allergens in bedrooms  - Eureka Alert
8/8/2001:New Drug May Reduce Use of Corticosteroids for Asthma - Science Quest
8/7/2001:Asthma in children up despite drop in death rate
8/4/2001:U of Minnesota researchers identify gene for myotonic muscular dystrophy Type 2  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Autoimmune disease risk for teachers revealed - New Scientist
8/3/2001:Harnessing the autoimmune response  - Eureka Alert

7/25/2001:NIH establishes national family registry for scleroderma  - Eureka Alert
7/23/2001:Diet High In Polyunsaturated Fat Doubles Asthma Risk - Artigen
7/23/2001:Polyunsaturated fats implicated in rise in asthma in pre-school children  - Eureka Alert
7/23/2001:Margarine linked to dramatic asthma rise - New Scientist
7/18/2001:Children lead the way when it comes to asthma management  - Eureka Alert
7/8/2001:Family Stress a Factor in Asthma - Science Central
6/30/2001:a Brave New World of Cats Without Tears - SciTech
6/30/2001:Tremor Research - Beyond 2000
6/9/2001:Kids With Pets Have Fewer Allergies
5/29/2001:.Thunderstorm Airflows Blamed For Asthma Epidemics
5/27/2001:.An apple each day may keep asthma away
3/27/2001:Snippet Of Synthetic DNA Enhances Allergy Vaccine
3/23/2001:Human trials of new vaccine technique prove promising for allergy sufferers
3/4/2001: Isolated Barbados Population Helps Researchers Zero In On Asthma and Allergic Disease Genes
3/4/2001:Mouse Allergy Contributes To Inner-City Asthma Crisis
2/27/2001:The number of people with asthma is jumping exponentially
2/27/2001:USF research shows promise for asthma vaccine
2/27/2001:Icelanders' DNA Offers Promise
2/20/2001:Autoimmune diseases my be triggered by the "foreign" cells mother's pick up from their unborn babies
2/3/2001:Tiny pollutants pose big health risks
2/2/2001:Coffee 'fights allergies'
1/27/2001:Immune-system find important but overblown, scientists say
1/15/2001:Is ozone responsible for the asthma epidemic in children?
11/24/2000Like Iceland's, Tiny Tonga's Clean Genes May Provide Disease Clues
3/22/2001:Kids' Exposure To Cats Can Decrease Risk Of Asthma

Arthritis

9/6/2001:Arthritis Foundation ups awareness effort- CNN
8/28/2001:Anti-Arthritis Drugmakers Hit After Study - ABC
8/28/2001:JAMA Study Urges Caution With Popular COX-2 Inhibitors  - Unisci
8/15/2001:Folate Lowers Toxicity of Arthritis Drug
- Lycos
7/23/2001:Public-private partnership launches osteoarthritis initiative  - Eureka Alert
7/20/2001:NIH, Drug Firms Join Forces in Arthritis Study - Lycos
7/12/2001:Joints may exact stiff penalties- Years of abuse can add up to chronic pain
6/18/2001:Holistic Approach To Treatment Of Arthritis Called For - Unisci
6/18/2001:Obesity and high physical activity are risk factors for surgery-demanding osteoarthritis- AlphaGalileo
5/24/2001:.Researchers Trace Roots of Rheumatoid Arthritis
5/18/2001:.Gene therapy for arthritis
5/17/2001:.Arthritis drugs Vioxx, Celebrex compared
5/8/2001:This Juice (Glucosamine) Gets Joints Jumping
3/22/2001:Tai Chi May Ease Arthritis Pain in Elderly
2/3/2001: Green Tea for Arthritis
12/12/2000Scientists to Test 'Natural' Arthritis Drugs Condroitin, Glucosamine
12/07/2000New Drug Blocks Rheumatoid Arthritis Early On, with Few Side Effects
10/29 Scientists Find Evidence of a Cure for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Birth Defects
2/11/2001:Veterinary Researchers Seek Secret To Reversing Birth Defects

Brain Disorders
3/9/2001: Brain diseases breakthrough
3/9/2001: Umbilical cords to repair brain damage
2/23/2001:Baboon key to human stress

Cystic Fibrosis
3/16/2001:UT Southwestern, Korean Researchers Link Bicarbonate Transport To Cystic Fibrosis

Diabetes

10/20/2001:Bigger betas are better – Protein found to provide pancreatic cells with protection against diabetes  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:Diabetes control falling short among African Americans
  - Eureka Alert
9/28/2001:Scientists discover gene believed to cause diabetes...
 - FirstScience
9/27/2001:Giving new hope to diabetics
- Dallas News
9/14/2001:Early jump on diabetes now being advised
9/6/2001:
Diabetes-aspirin mystery solved- CNN
9/4/2001:Enzyme mimetic compound could reduce complications of diabetes  - Eureka Alert
9/3/2001:Diabetes rates skyrocket among 30-somethings - Nando Times
9/2/2001:Researchers Getting Closer to Insulin Pill - ABC
9/2/2001:Polymer could allow oral delivery of insulin to diabetics  - Eureka Ale
8/29/2001:Panel wants tests for diabetes at age 30  - CNN
8/4/2001:Research Points to Stem-Cell Therapy for Diabetes  - Yahoo
8/3/2001:Mouse model of type 2 diabetes  - Eureka Alert
7/12/2001:Aspirin May Save the Sight of Diabetics - SciTech
7/7/2001:Israeli Researchers Deliver Insulin Via Pill- Lycos
7/5/2001:New Test Can Detect Down's Syndrome in Embryos  - Nature
7/3/2001:USC study shows easing pancreas cells workload can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in those at risk  - Eureka Alert
6/30/2001:Glucose stabilization and the progression of diabetes  - Eureka Alert
6/17/2001:Transplant pig islet cells keep diabetic baboon off insulin  - Eureka Alert
6/17/2001:Researchers Find Potential Mechanism Linking Obesity to Type 2 Diabetes - Science Central
5/27/2001:.Over a third of deaths after discharge from intensive care are preventable
5/22/2001:.Study: Inhaled Insulin Working Safely After 2 Years
5/9/2001:Study Finds Small Changes in Lifestyle Fight Diabetes
5/5/2001:Now Hear This: Key Hearing Cells in Mice Are Grown in Lab
3/27/2001:Ear cells 'could restore hearing'
2/16/2001:It's a mumble out there

Huntington's Chorea

10/18/2001:Study of Defective Gene That Causes Huntington's Disease Sheds New Light on Disease- Science Quest
8/18/2001:
No new treatment, but a useful lead, from Huntingtons study  - Eureka Alert
8/18/2001:Trial drugs for Huntingtons Disease inconclusive in slowing disease  - Eureka Alert
6/17/2001:Huntington's disease: Italian discovery may suggest a new approach for developing therapies  - Eureka Alert
3/23/2001: Hopkins scientists discover how Huntington's kills cells: block death in cultures
3/27/2001:Why Brain Cells Die in Huntingtons Chorea Is Revealed, and Reversed in Lab

Lupus
2/4/2001:Novel Route to Lupus-Like Disease in Mice
12/28/2000Debilitating Lupus Disease May Have Simple Cause, New UCSF Research Shows

Macular Degeneration
10/13/2001:Vitamins, zinc slow macular degeneration  - CNN
10/4/2001:Spinach protein implant could restore sight - New Scientist
2/22/2001:PEDF, protein that inhibits blood vessel growth in the eye, is licensed as possible gene therapy candidate to prevent blindness

Mental Illness
2/27/2001:Diagnosing schizophrenia
12/17/2000Pet Theory: Do Cats Cause Schizophrenia?
11/11/2000 Icelandic Researchers Find a "Susceptibility Gene" for Schizophrenia
11/06/2000New Genes Implicated in Neuordegenerative Diseases
3/29/2001:Aerobic exercise can work faster than drugs to lift depression

Multiple Sclerosis

7/26/2001:Transplant first for multiple sclerosis - New Scientist
7/10/2001:The idea that multiple sclerosis is triggered by two separate viruses receives a boost - New Scientist
7/3/2001:Doctors test memory drug for multiple sclerosis patients - Eureka Alert
6/28/2001:Chiropractic correction of upper neck injury may help reverse multiple sclerosis  - Eureka Alert
6/3/2001:.Double whammy could cause MS
5/24/2001:.Study Links Epstein-Barr Virus to Risk of MS
5/13/2001:.Double-drug therapy may benefit some multiple sclerosis patients
1/29/2001:Experimental Therapy May Lead to Better Multiple Sclerosis Treatment
12/24/2000Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Ways to Delay Lou Gehrigs Disease

Muscular Dustrophy
8/4/2001:U of Minnesota researchers identify gene for myotonic muscular dystrophy Type 2  - Eureka Alert
3/22/2001:Treatment In Mice Proves Effective Against Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Osteoporosis
7/30/2001:FDA Panel Backs Lilly Osteoporosis Drug for Women - Lycos
5/31/2001:.Hope for osteoporosis: fertilisers for regrowing bones go on display
3/18/2001:New, safer, preventive treatment for osteoporosis

Parkinson's Disease:

10/18/2001:First Gene Located for Late-Onset Parkinson's - Science Quest
10/11/2001:Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Estrogen May Provide Protection from Parkinson's Disease
  - Eureka Alert
10/7/2001:Parkinson's Disease
  - CNN
10/2/2001Small electrodes help treat Parkinson's
 - Dallas News
10/1/2001:
Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Proteins Create a Destructive Team - Science Daily
9/30/2001:Antidepressants May Impede Parkinson's Disease
 - Lycos
9/25/2001:
Mayo clinic researchers find estrogen may provide protection from Parkinson’s disease  - Eureka Alert
9/13/2001:
Botox aids Parkinson's sufferers  - BBC
8/20/2001Beating Parkinson's- Technology Review
8/8/2001:Parkinson's Skin Patch Seems Equal To Oral Medication
  - Unisci
8/5/2001:Skin patch for Parkinsons disease proves effective in large study  - Eureka Alert
7/16/2001:Parkinson's-Like Neurological Disorder Discovered in Grandfathers of Children With "Fragile X" Syndrome - Science Central
7/1/2001:Jefferson neuroscientists show drug may protect against brain cell damage in Parkinson's  - Eureka Alert
6/14/2001:Experts Unveil New Parkinson's Treatment Strategy
5/31/2001:.Drinking coffee really can protect against Parkinson's disease, suggests new research
5/29/2001:.Stem Cell Researchers Take on Parkinson's
5/16/2001:.Drug May Stop Parkinson's Progression
5/15/2001:.Drug May Stop Progression of Parkinson's Disease
5/7/2001:Scientists Identify Mechanism for Caffeine's Potential Protective Effect Against Parkinson's Disease
3/28/2001:Parkinson's trial: catastrophe or cure?
3/27/2001:Testicle cells to treat Parkinson's disease
3/9/2001: Stem cell hope for Parkinson's
2/10/2001:Parkinson's drug breakthrough
2/2/2001: Coffee 'protects against Parkinson's'
2/1/2001: Researchers Suspect Link Between Welding and Parkinsons Disease
1/6/2001: Combination of Two Widely Used Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Disease
10/27 Gene Therapy Shown to Reverse Parkinson's Disease


Miscellaneous




10/22/2001:Popular Sports Hurt Many Kids - Lycos
10/22/2001:Nicotine surprise - Popular Science
10/22/2001:A Breath of Life - Popular Science
10/21/2001:Why women eat better  - BBC
10/21/2001:Young cannabis users 'could be ruining their sex lives' - Ananova
10/20/2001:Marijuana Prescription Law OK'd  - Yahoo
10/20/2001:Gender differences in respiratory response to exercise and hypoxia  - Eureka Alert
10/20/2001:Differences in response to amphetamines found between males and females pre-puberty  - Eureka Alert
10/20/2001:Men and women drinking equal amounts of alcohol have unequal risks for liver damage  - Eureka Alert
10/20/2001:Researchers find a key to immunological development  - Eureka Alert
10/20/2001:Father's play the key role in transmitting  - Eureka Alert
10/19/2001:California lets pharmacists dispense morning-after pills without prescription - ABC
10/19/2001:Tiny camera can be swallowed - Ananova
10/19/2001:Electron microscope provides infertility breakthrough - Ananova
10/19/2001:New surgery to help overcome child deafness- Ananova
10/18/2001:EPA Asks Adults to Take Smoke-Free Pledge Near Kids  - Yahoo
10/18/2001:Fitness for the forgotten- older Americans with chronic - Seattle Timesconditions
10/17/2001:Estrogen May Protect Against Toxic Shock From Seafood  - Unisci
10/17/2001:Vitamins, zinc may prevent common eye disease - Boston Globe
10/17/2001:
10/17/2001:More Americans are dying from diseases of old age - Boston Globe
10/17/2001:Smarter 'drug delivery' means implanting tiny chips in patients - Boston Globe
10/17/2001:EPA- Keep kids away from secondhand smoke  - CNN
10/16/2001:Fat Worsens Heartburn Without Raising Acid Level - ABC
10/16/2001:Unusual Suspects - ABC
10/16/2001:Ancient Chinese gets 21st century treatment - Ananova
10/16/2001:Scientists get to the root of baldness - Ananova
10/16/2001:Fleischmann's margarine recalled in five states  - CNN
10/16/2001:Study- Oxygenated water doesn't help  - CNN
10/14/2001:Medical science and man's humanity to manWorld Scientist
10/14/2001:China's First "Chip" Fully Put into ProductionWorld Scientist
10/13/2001:Cerebral palsy lives 'transformed'- BBC
10/12/2001:The Biochemist October 2001 issue; THEME: Picture perfect! Visuals in science - AlphaGalileo
10/13/2001:Journal Series Examines Generic v. Brand-Name Drugs  - Unisci
10/12/2001:Cost, policies prevent millions of Americans from having health insurance - ABC
10/12/2001:Media Misrepresents WHO Position On Cell Phone Use  - Unisci
10/12/2001:Amniotic fluid could heal newborn babies - New Scientist
10/11/2001:Caffeine limits for pregnant women  - BBC
10/11/2001:A primer on high-protein diets - ABC
10/11/2001:Detection, Vaccine Firms See Benefit - ABC
10/11/2001:All You Need to Know About In Vitro Fertilization - ABC
10/11/2001:Body big and beautiful  - Nature
10/11/2001:Ion Channel Research May Yield New Contraceptives  - Eureka Alert
10/11/2001:Medicare reform unlikely to save government much money  - Eureka Alert
10/10/2001:New data shows rapid and sustained weight loss with Xenical  - Eureka Alert
10/10/2001:Researchers eye fish oil as healthy food additive -  World Scientist
10/9/2001:Exercise Program Has Mixed Results  - Yahoo
10/9/2001:High-protein diets not proven effective and may pose health risks  - Eureka Alert
10/9/2001:Food poisoning monitor gives almost instant results - New Scientist
10/9/2001:New Technologies for the Next Medical Battle - NY Times
10/8/2001:Viagra shown to aid breathing process - Boston Globe
10/7/2001:Benefit From Pot-Like Drug? - ABC
10/7/2001:A Little Fat May Be Key to Long-Term Weight Loss - ABC
10/7/2001:FDA Issues Second Warning About Gel Candies - ABC
10/7/2001:Almost 400,000 Electric Blankets Recalled - ABC
10/7/2001:Head Firmly on Shoulders - ABC
10/7/2001:The Headache That Won't Go Away - ABC
10/7/2001:Pregnancy Through Prayer?- ABC
10/7/2001:Why exercise cheers you up  - SciTech
10/7/2001:How Computers Affect Your Child's Health  - SciTech
10/6/2001:Fat find surprises cancer researchers - Ananova
10/6/2001:'Intelligent catheter' could tackle bladder problems - Ananova
10/6/2001:Scientists say quick sex causes headaches - Ananova
10/6/2001:Study Uses Digital Cameras, Impulses to Help the Blind `See' - Cosmiverse
10/5/2001:Mental problems 'hit one in four'  - BBC
10/5/2001:Rapid food poisoning analysis  - BBC
10/5/2001:Popcorn plant workers develop rare lung disease; artificial butter flavoring is blamed - ABC
10/5/2001:Kava, Valerian May Fight Stress-Related Insomnia - ABC
10/5/2001:Scientists Turn Bad Fat to Better Fat in Mice - ABC
10/5/2001:Tested inside and out - AlphaGalileo
10/5/2001:'Intelligent Cather - Scientists are working on an “intelligent catheter” to improve life for people who suffer from bladder problems. - AlphaGalileo
10/5/2001:Shaking bones in zero-g strengthens them - Beyond 2000 - Beyond 2000
10/5/2001:Innovate your heart out  - CNN
10/5/2001:HNF # 1646 GLUCOSAMINE AND CHONDROITIN HELP SOME PATIENTS BATTLE DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE
10/5/2001:Prevent the genomics divide before it happens, say University Of Toronto researchers  - Eureka Alert
10/5/2001:Say two prayers and call me in the morning  - Eureka Alert
10/5/2001:Increase In Antioxidants, Decrease In Free Radicals Identified As Likely New Mechanism Of Action For Purple Grape Juice Benefits, Georgetown Research Finds  - Eureka Alert
10/4/2001:BBC's Daniel Sandford  - BBC
10/4/2001:Scotland gets food 'czar'  - BBC
10/4/2001:Novel Therapy Throws Aplastic Anemia Into Remission  - Unisci
10/4/2001:FDA okays new form of birth control  - CNN
10/4/2001:Iron-deficient children at risk for higher blood lead levels, finds researchers at UC Berkeley  - Eureka Alert
10/4/2001:Prozac Decline Casts Shadow on Other Blockbusters - Lycos
10/4/2001:FDA approves Nuvaring contraceptive - Nando Times
10/4/2001:PCR Detects Oxidative Stress- Technology Review
10/3/2001:Cherie's alternative  - BBC
10/3/2001:High-Fat, Low-Carb Diet Cuts Number Of Kids' Seizures  - Unisci
10/3/2001:Obesity found to be new, growing health threat among Indian women  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:Calling On Deuterium To Measure Total Water In Body  - Unisci
10/2/2001Interactive video visits offer cost effective way for nurses to aid patients at home
  - Eureka Alert
10/2/2001:Moving From Target to Screen
 - Science Quest
10/2/2001Exorcising Extrapolation
 - Science Quest
10/2/2001:Looking Into the Shadow World
 - Science Quest
10/1/2001:Drinking tea 'could help fight cataracts' -  World Scientist
10/1/2001:Synthetic Liver Offers Hope - Technology Review 
10/1/2001:Detox therapies- 'Very little' science behind methods to cleanse inner body, but idea appeals to many - Seattle Times
10/1/2001:Texas Researchers Promise More Accurate PET Scans - Science Daily
10/1/2001:"Say Hello to Tomorrow" (Review)  - SciTech
9/30/2001:Leptin may hold key to better weight loss  - Eureka Alert
9/30/2001:Nicotine Patches May Help Tourette's - L. A. Times
9/30/2001:Iron Imbalance in Brain May Cause Migraine - Lycos
9/30/2001:Obese People May Set Unrealistic Weight Loss Goals - Lycos
9/29/2001:'Runner's High' May Be Reaction To Phenylethylamine - Unisci
9/29/2001:Cannabis helps MS bladder control  - BBC
9/29/2001:Weekly swimming linked to lung damage - New Scientist
9/28/2001:Viagra Could Help Men Reach New Heights - ABC
9/28/2001:New study relates caffeine to anxiety, hypersensitivity to pain and decreased neuronal protection - AlphaGalileo
9/28/2001:Computer reminders can increase delivery of preventive care to hospitalized patients  - Eureka Alert
9/28/2001:Body May Rust Inside If Vitamin C Over Maximum Dose  - Unisci
9/28/2001:Midnight's Children  - NY Times
9/27/2001:Why exercise cheers you up  - BBC
9/27/2001:Scots 'unhealthiest in UK'  - BBC
9/27/2001:Drug tackles Prozac libido loss  - BBC
9/27/2001:Vetting medical-journal papers - Economist
9/26/2001:Snorers silenced with harmless shot - New Scientist
9/26/2001:Hacker re-writes Yahoo! news stories - New Scientist
9/25/2001:How Your Diet Affects Your Sleep - ABC
9/25/2001:Rx for drug dilemmas- Tailor the copayment to the patient  - Eureka Alert
9/25/2001:Texas researchers promise more accurate PET scans  - Eureka Alert
9/25/2001:Honey shines in athletic research, has scientific community abuzz  - Eureka Alert
9/15/2001:Concerns over commercial control of medical research - AlphaGalileo
9/15/2001:Low sperm count linked to organic solvents - AlphaGalileo
9/15/2001:Medical Journal Editors Issue Revised Requirements  - Unisci
9/15/2001:Embryonic Tissue Safe, Feasible In Spinal Cord Injury  - Unisci
9/15/2001:Consumer Advocates Welcome Medical Journals' Move  - Yahoo
9/15/2001:All in the Mind: the Placebo Effect  - Scientific American
9/14/2001:UC researchers have discovered novel cell adhesion mechanism that may lead to improved treatment for sickle cell disease
9/14/2001:Poor diets may worsen health risks in spouses of smokers
9/14/2001:News about health and medicine
9/14/2001:Smart Glass Could Revolutionize Drug Delivery
9/14/2001:Scientists, Companies Clash Over Research 
9/14/2001:Cellphone Health Risk Needs More Research - WHO
9/13/2001:
Germany Says Viagra Link in 616 Deaths Worldwide - ABC
9/13/2001:'Healing' a Cavity - ABC
9/13/2001:Model Goes Plus-Size - ABC
9/13/2001:MS patients sign for cannabis trials  - BBC
9/12/2001:On-Demand Movies Threaten Video Rentals - ABC
9/12/2001:Nature press release for 6 September issue - AlphaGalileo
9/12/2001:NIX Home Page Rotating Images  - Yahoo
9/12/2001:Rough-and-Tumble in Redmond - Business Week
9/12/2001:India bets on Bluetooth as catalyst for growth - El. Engr. Times
9/12/2001:Hope Eclipsed - L. A. Times
9/12/2001:Justice Department Will Not Seek to Break Up Microsoft- NY Times
9/12/2001:US, Russian diplomats to meet next week in London for missile talks
9/12/2001:Rumsfeld denounces congressional moves to cut missile defense budget - SpaceDaily
9/12/2001:US lawmakers split on defense priorities - SpaceDaily
9/12/2001:Next Generation Milsat Completes Preliminary Design Review - SpaceDaily
9/12/2001:Uncle Sam Wants His Geeks Back  - Wired News
9/8/2001:Australian myopia epidemic may be on the way- scientistWorld Scientist
9/8/2001:Healthfinder.gov - US News
9/8/2001:UCLA research suggests humor promotes healing - Seattle Times
9/8/2001:Exposing eyes alone to UV light can trigger a "tan" - New Scientist
9/8/2001:Simple trick opens way to frozen liver banks - New Scientist
9/6/2001:British Vets Report Gulf War Health Problems  - Yahoo
9/6/2001:Go Ahead, Eat Out — But Don’t Overeat - ABC
9/6/2001:The Positive ‘Weigh’ to Lose Weight - ABC
9/6/2001:Report- Medicaid Shortchanging Nursing Homes - ABC
9/6/2001:'Morning-After' Pill Is New Chilean Battleground - ABC
9/6/2001:Risk of lung damage from ultrasound greater than once thought  - Eureka Alert
9/6/2001:Study shows antioxidants play vital role in protecting skin  - Eureka Alert
9/6/2001:Stanford researchers study causes of narcolepsy - Industry Watch
9/4/2001:Keeping Your Digital Health Records Secure - ABC
9/5/2001:Medicare Chief Warns of More Managed Care Pullouts - ABC
9/5/2001:Brazilian Beehive Glue Could Protect Against Cavities  - Unisci
9/5/2001:Age Of Reaching Menopause 85% Genetically Determined  - Unisci
9/5/2001:Seizure treatment en route to hospital safe and effective, study shows  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Dentists abuzz over cavity-prevention potential of honeybee product  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Illicit abortion drug causes birth defects
9/5/2001:Meditation training lessens symptoms of chronic illnesses  - Eureka Alert
9/4/2001:All the Wrong Moves - ABC
9/4/2001:Genes May Dictate Effectiveness of Low-Fat Diets - ABC
9/4/2001:Plastic Tube Helps Paralyzed Rats Regain Function - ABC
9/4/2001:Consumers should consider eight basic categories when evaluating nursing homes, say UCSF researchers  - Eureka Alert
9/4/2001:Dentists abuzz over cavity-prevention potential of honeybee product  - Eureka Alert
9/4/2001:Let us keep the hope alive, THE INDEPENDENT - Industry Watch
9/3/2001:'Imprinted' gels hold promise for future medical devices  - Eureka Alert
9/3/2001:New Device Helps Prevent Cause of Snoring  - BBC
9/3/2001:Animals in Bedroom May Spread Chagas Disease  - BBC
9/3/2001:Banishing fillings  - BBC
9/3/2001:Survey- 1million teens use sports drugs  - CNN
9/3/2001:Substitution of generic drugs may cause problems for Epilepsy patients  - Eureka Alert
9/3/2001:Too much soy could lead to kidney stones  - Eureka Alert
9/3/2001:Chemical found in herbal medicine might complicate pregnancy  - Eureka Alert
9/3/2001:Britain may send patients abroad to get health care - Nando Times
9/3/2001:Russian men living lush, but short, lives - Seattle Times
9/2/2001:A 'Dangerous' Study
- ABC
9/2/2001:You Won't Remember This
- ABC
9/2/2001:Cavities Might Someday Heal Themselves
- ABC
9/2/2001:Refugee Children in U.S. at Risk for Lead Poisoning
  - Yahoo
9/2/2001:Wildfire Mercury Emissions Measured As Fires Burn
  - Unisci
9/2/2001:Something to Sink Your Teeth Into...
- Beyond 2000
9/2/2001:Staying well-fed a challenge for elderly
  - CNN
9/2/2001:Material could lead to self-healing cavities
  - Eureka Alert
9/2/2001:Food fighters- Get cancer-fighting nutrients at the table, not the drugstore
- Seattle Times
9/5/2001:
Medicare Chief Warns of More Managed Care Pullouts - ABC
9/5/2001:Brazilian Beehive Glue Could Protect Against Cavities
  - Unisci
9/5/2001:Age Of Reaching Menopause 85% Genetically Determined
  - Unisci
9/5/2001:Seizure treatment en route to hospital safe and effective, study shows
  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Dentists abuzz over cavity-prevention potential of honeybee product
  - Eureka Alert
9/5/2001:Illicit abortion drug causes birth defects
9/5/2001:Meditation training lessens symptoms of chronic illnesses
  - Eureka Alert
8/31/2001:
Fizzy drinks 'damage bones'  - BBC
8/31/2001:An acquired taste
- Boston Globe
8/31/2001:Lead Shuts Portland School Drinking Fountains
- Lycos
8/31/2001:Sandwiches for dinner-
- MSNBC
8/31/2001:Enterprising doctors let rich patients avoid health care hassles
- Nando Times
8/30/2001:Study Finds Deadly Sprouts
- ABC
8/30/2001:Men's Health- Fix It With Food 
- ABC
8/29/2001:
Looking In Without Breaking Skin - ABC
8/29/2001:Study- Intrauterine Contraceptives Are Safe
  - Yahoo
8/29/2001:Short Course Now Revealing The Secrets Of The Dead
  - Unisci
8/29/2001:Misconceptions about weight problems
  - CNN
8/29/2001:Obesity drugs alone won't do it
  - CNN
8/29/2001:Lisa Drayer- Diet, nutrition and weight management
  - CNN
8/29/2001:JAMA editors duped by made-up essay
  - CNN
8/29/2001:Social class and weight history predict adult obesity
  - Eureka Alert
8/29/2001:Regular consumption of caffeinated carbonated beverages may result in bone loss
  - Eureka Alert
8/29/2001:UF researchers- Few adults are reaching recommended intensity during physical activity
  - Eureka Alert
8/29/2001:Johns Hopkins lead exposure study condemned 
- New Scientist
8/28/2001:
BBC Health  - BBC
8/28/2001:
Taking Care of the Caregiver - ABC
8/28/2001:Second Opinions, Via Your Computer
- ABC
8/28/2001:The Heart of an Ethical Dilemma
- Business Week
8/28/2001:ORNL, IBM pooling talents to examine diseases
  - Eureka Alert
8/28/2001:New study shows oral contraceptive may be effective in treating severe form of premenstrual syndrome
  - Eureka Alert
8/28/2001:Motor scooters sending more people to ER
- MSNBC
8/28/2001:Super-sizing of America
- MSNBC
8/28/2001:Healthy Adam and Healthy Eve Front Page
- MSNBC
8/28/2001:Matrimony a mixed bag for wives health
- MSNBC
8/28/2001:Nutrition Notes Front Page
- MSNBC
8/28/2001:What should you get from a vitamin?
- MSNBC
8/28/2001:Research examines use of caffeine, ephedrine among soldiers, athletes
- Nando Times
8/28/2001:You may feel better with more fiber
- Seattle Times
8/28/2001:Adelaide researchers to test ginko effect
World Scientist
8/27/2001:
Alternative Medicine Goes Mainstream in US - ABC
8/27/2001:Fluoride in Table Salt Cuts Tooth Decay in Jamaica
- ABC
8/27/2001:Alternative Medicine Here To Stay, Harvard Study Says
  - Unisci
8/27/2001:Father's have biological clocks, too  -
Globe & Mail
8/27/2001:Pedal to the Metal
- ABC
8/26/2001:Use of copper in food preparation may reduce food poisoning risk
AlphaGalileo
8/26/2001:Snoring ruins sex lives
  - BBC
8/26/2001:Herbal 'heartburn' treatment
  - BBC
8/26/2001:VA study reveals new, realistic estimates for surgery survival in older Americans
  - Eureka Alert
8/26/2001:Drug costs soar for seniors
Nando Times
8/26/2001:Phytoestrogen Therapy for Menopausal Symptoms?
Science Quest
8/24/2001:
Self-Administered Test Aims to Measure Bone Loss - Lycos
8/22/2001
Moderate Drinkers Feel Better About Health--Study - ABC
8/22/2001It Must Be the Weather
- ABC
8/22/2001Fat Chance for Schools?
- ABC
8/22/2001Shades of Grain
- ABC
8/22/2001U.N. Says Polio Plans on Track Despite Wars
- ABC
8/22/2001Eating For a Healthy Heart
- ABC
8/22/2001Seeking A Better Way To Assess Pain In The Elderly
  - Unisci
8/22/2001Eating disorders emerge as problem among US males
8/22/2001Drink Those Antioxidants
Science News
8/22/2001Turnip plant 'improves sex drive'
- World Scientist
8/20/2001UCLA's First-Of-Its-Kind Study Of Urologic Diseases
  - Unisci
8/18/2001:High Fatty Acid Levels May Lead to Sudden Death
- ABC
8/18/2001:Losing Your Religion
- ABC
8/18/2001:Do you think prayer can heal?
- ABC
8/18/2001:Scientists study healing and prayer
- ABC
8/18/2001:Surgery on the Cheap
- ABC
8/17/2001:Stacking Dishes Wet May Promote Bacterial Growth
- ABC
8/17/2001:Moderate Lifelong Exercise OK for the Knees
- ABC
8/17/2001:Placenta May Predict Risk of Low Birth Weight
- ABC
8/17/2001:The Eye's Photoreceptors Can Quickly Realign Towards Light, Much Like Plants
- SciNews
8/16/2001:Old Wives' Tales
- ABC
8/16/2001:Trouble With Vitamin Supplements?
- ABC
8/16/2001:Legal Buzz
- ABC
8/16/2001:Suicide Is Not Pretty
- ABC
8/16/2001:HMOs Limiting Use of Migraine Drugs
  - Yahoo
8/16/2001:
Most women 'want plastic surgery'  - BBC
8/16/2001:
Pain test for cannabis  - BBC
8/14/2001:MEN'S HEALTH
- ABC
8/14/2001:ON CALL
- ABC
8/14/2001:Ecstacy Crosses the Nation
- ABC
8/14/2001:Electronic Scripts Could Cut Illicit Use Of Drugs
  - Unisci
8/14/2001:Calif. Court Sets Rule in 'Right to Die' Cases -
Industry Watch
8/14/2001:Study Suggests Placebo Effect Is Real -
Industry Watch
8/14/2001:Placebo produces surprise biological effect
- New Scientist
8/14/2001:A Chip That Mimics a Retina but Strains for Light
- NY Times
8/14/2001:How Mermaid's Curse May Be Medical Boon
- Science Quest
8/12/2001:Employees fight genetic discrimination
- Nando Times
8/12/2001:Washington company recalls organic energy bars
- Nando Times
8/12/2001:Companies to develop new gum that cleans teeth
- Nando Times
8/11/2001:Sexual Politics of Pollen
- SciTech
8/10/2001:Dodgy diet advice
  - BBC
8/9/2001:Early Puberty in Girls Tied to Being Overweight
  - Yahoo
8/9/2001:Black Mothers Less Likely to Breast-Feed - Study
  - Yahoo
8/9/2001:Prescription For Danger
- CBS
8/9/2001:Study Warns Against Creatine Use for Youngsters
- Lycos
8/9/2001:More Than Just a Nuisance, a Virtuoso of Disease
- NY Times
8/9/2001:Physicians group comes out against assisted suicide
- Nando Times
8/8/2001:Leading medical journals fight for scientific independence
- New Scientist
8/8/2001:Never Catch Fish In Turbid Water
- AlphaGalileo
8/8/2001:MEN'S HEALTH
- ABC
8/8/2001:Happy Hour and Your Liver- Bad Combination
- ABC
8/8/2001:Viagra and More
- ABC
8/8/2001:Tea, Chocolate May Be Heart-Healthy Snacks
- ABC
8/8/2001:Women Lose It, To0: (Hair)
- ABC
8/8/2001:Men Get It, Too (Osteoporosis)
- ABC
8/8/2001:Across the countryside- How ecology predicts the movement of parasites and disease
  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Do-It-Yourself Clinical Trials
- Technology Review
8/3/2001:Few drawbacks to following low-fat, high-fiber diet
  - Eureka Alert
8/3/2001:Stress of neighborhood noise, pollution can undermine health
  - Eureka Alert
8/2/2001:Burger King issues recall for toys
- Nando Times
8/2/2001:Clinical trial of "artificial liver" uses albumin dialysis
  - Eureka Alert
8/2/2001:'Bionic ear' implanted by Penn surgeons to give hearing to the deaf- FDA-approved device provides the world's fastest hearing technology
  - Eureka Alert
8/2/2001:Genetically modified tobacco plants yield nicotine-free cigarettes...
- FirstScience
8/2/2001:Use of Ecstasy is increasing, senators told
- Nando Times
8/2/2001:Canadian Cannabis Decision May Spark New Thinking
- Artigen
8/2/2001:FDA approves fatty acid supplements for baby formula
- Nando Times
8/2/2001:Food fight
- Boston Globe
8/2/2001:Nutritional supplement reported to improve women's sexual function
- Science Daily
8/1/2001:Many workers not warned of beryllium's hazards, newspaper reports
- Nando Times
8/1/2001:News about health and medicine
- Seattle Times
7/31/2001:Clothed in Health
- Technology Review
7/31/2001:Folic Acid Could Raise Odds of Having Twins-Study
- Lycos
7/30/2001:New pills postpone periods
- New Scientist
7/30/2001:A pill for reversible suppression of periods - a new option
  - Eureka Alert
7/30/2001:New Drugs May Enable Women to Stop Menstruation by Popping a Pill
  - Scientific American
7/30/2001:No More Periods, Period-
- Lycos
7/30/2001:
Science Quest
7/29/2001:Study- Medical-error deaths exaggerated
- Seattle Times
7/29/2001:Video toothbrush
  - BBC
7/29/2001:New evidence of effects of environmental factors on male fertility
  - Eureka Alert
7/28/2001:Southern African "Viagra" -- Powerful and Dangerous
- SciTech
7/28/2001:Scientists Put Traditional Chinese Cures to the Test
- Nat'l. Geo. News
7/27/2001:T-shirt fills vitamin gap
7/26/2001:NIH Establishes National Family Registry for Scleroderma
- New Scientist
7/25/2001:SAGE Pronouncements on Long Life
- Science Central
7/24/2001:A Better Way to Kill Germs in Food
- Technology Review
7/24/2001:New treatment guidelines recommend bisphosphonates as first-line therapy for prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis
  - Eureka Alert
7/23/2001:Public-private partnership launches osteoarthritis initiative
  - Eureka Alert
7/22/2001:Need To Know Basis: Medical ID
- Beyond 2000
7/22/2001:Death of the fittest
- AlphaGalileo
7/22/2001:Medicine from the briny deep
- Boston Globe
7/19/2001:Pesticide Linked to Premature Births
- Science Central
7/18/2001:Exercise Chemical May Cause Migraines
Assoc. Press
7/18/2001:Yahoo to add information on clinical trials, new therapies...
7/17/2001:Chinese health care charts new course, thanks to Rochester nurse  - Eureka Alert
7/15/2001:Study gives first glimpse of human brain's natural painkiller system in action  - Eureka Alert
7/15/2001:Researchers Find New Piece of Puzzle in Treating Pain and Inflammation
7/15/2001:House OKs buying drugs from abroad by mail, Net
7/13/2001:New recommendations proposed for safe use of herbal medications by patients having surgery  - Eureka Alert
7/13/2001:Products users rely on friends and family rather than physicians for advice  - Eureka Alert
7/13/2001:Meditation May Cut Stress, Improving Mental And Physical Health - Science Daily
7/12/2001:WHO rates France's health system No. 1
7/11/2001:Global food safety rules needed, head of U.N. health agency says- Nando Times
7/10/2001:Crowning Baby Teeth with Metal Preserves Them - Artigen
7/9/2001:C.D.C. Injects TV Dramas With Health Messages   - NY Times
7/9/2001:Side effects rule out cannabis for pain and nausea - New Scientist
7/9/2001:FDA Moves Against Comfrey Dietary Supplements - Lycos
7/9/2001:Scientists Stub Out Cannabis As Wonderdrug - Lycos
7/9/2001:Medical Digest- Dietary supplement had vitamin D overdose
7/7/2001:A technique to end childhood fillings? - SciTech
7/7/2001:Hypersensitivity to pain a long-term side-effect of drug abuse - Beyond 2000
7/5/2001:Is Environment Triggering Male Reproductive Problems?- Unisci
7/5/2001:New Techniques May Offer Hope for Infertile Women  - Nature
7/5/2001:DIY sperm test kit developed  - BBC
7/5/2001:'His-And-Hers' Home Fertility Test Coming Soon- Lycos
7/5/2001:Government lifeline for lab test firm  - BBC
7/5/2001:New Test Can Detect Down's Syndrome in Embryos - Nature
7/5/2001:Faith healer in Nigeria offers AIDS 'cure' to the desperate- Nando Times
7/3/2001:Space Medicine Gets Smart - Technology Review
7/3/2001:Glucose fuel system could lead to cheaper drugs and supplements - MSNBC
7/3/2001:No Gulf War Syndrome Found in British Veterans- Lycos
7/1/2001:Toxic chemicals sneaking into food
7/1/2001:Salicylic Acid May Protect Vegetarians From Disease- Science Central
7/1/2001:Implant makes sight good as new- New Scientist
6/30/2001:China, U.S. Doctors Talk on Traditional Medicines - Yahoo
6/27/2001:DNA damage limitation linkNature
6/26/2001:Fears over drugs in poultry - BBC
6/24/2001:Study Links Supplements And Positive Steroid Tests - Lycos
6/24/2001:Zinc Touted As Cure for the Common Cold - Lycos
6/24/2001:New Therapies Said to Boost Psoriasis Treatment - Lycos
6/23/2001:High homocysteine levels are strongly associated with all-causes of mortality among elderly  - Eureka Alert
6/23/2001:Calcium Absorption Similar From Supplements - Science Central
6/23/2001:Surgeons can now use hair to make skin grafts
6/23/2001:Premature babies show poor school performance  - Eureka Alert
6/23/2001:Military foods could enhance soldiers' performance by 2025
6/23/2001:Selenium Research Points to Curative Powers
6/23/2001:Doctors: Muscle Drug May Help Headache Sufferers
6/22/2001:Scientists Find No Coffee Link to Colon Cancer - Artigen
6/19/2001:Robots Enable Remote Control 'Telesurgery'
6/19/2001:Pioneering Hip Replacement Surgery Sends Patients Home The Day After The Operation
6/17/2001:Hopkins researchers combat sickle cell anemia in mice with 'mini-transplant'  - Eureka Alert
6/17/2001:Sticky moments for earwax
6/16/2001:Obesity found worse for health than smoking
6/15/2001:UCSF begins clinical trials of bionic ear for profoundly deaf adults
6/12/2001:Cure on Your Pocket PDA
6/10/2001:Tomboy linked to mother's testosterone level
6/3/2001:.Husbands More Likely to Divorce Ill Spouses
5/28/2001:.The Magna Carta of alternative medicine may be in need of a rewrite
5/27/2001:.Penn study finds signs folic acid and Vitamin B12 may lessen some ill effects of SMA
5/7/2001:Phytopharm Looks for Cures in Herbs And Spices
5/3/2001:Antidepressant and stress management cut headache pain by half
5/3/2001:Healthy Lung Function Dependent On Several Vitamins
4/22/2001:Prescription Drugs At Bargain Prices
4/6/2001:Consuming More Protein, Less Carbohydrates May Be Healthier
Adaptive Optics
4/16/2001:System Will Let Surgeons Work From 3D Image Of Retina

Painkillers

8/12/2001:Herb Used to Treat Migraine Headaches Could Be Used to Develop Anti-Inflammatory Drugs - Science Quest

8/1/2001:Brain images reveal mechanics of natural painkilling systems - Seattle Times
7/20/2001:Study Severs Link Between Painkiller, Kidney Disease - Lycos
7/4/2001:Aspirin Targets Key Cell That Triggers Organ Rejection And Other Immune Responses, Report University Of Pittsburgh Researchers- Science Daily
6/20/2001:Doctors aware of Tylenol-related liver risk - but is the public getting the message?  - Eureka Alert
3/16/2001:A Paradox Helps Explain How Aspirin Works

Autism
1/4/2001:On the Trail of Autism, We're Getting Warmer

Basic Disease Research
4/2/2001: Custom Drugs May Be On the Horizon
3/12/2001:Treatment For Diseases That Form Plaques Now Possible
2/28/2001:Researchers Design New Way To Squelch Errant Enzymes
12/2/2001:Atomic Structure Identified for Gene-Regulating Molecule: Broad Implications for Cancers, Autoimmunity, Developmental Disorders

Equipment

8/6/2001:Improved Eye Surgery - Popular Mechanics
8/6/2001:Dental laser can replace deep drilling - SciTech
8/3/2001:Buckyballs Make Fantastic Voyage  - Wired News
8/3/2001:Government approves camera-in-a-capsule - Nando Times
8/3/2001:Chips implanted to restore vision- Seattle Times

7/25/2001:New Standard Set for Scientific Visualizations - SciNews
7/24/2001:UA Optical Scientists To Develop Eyeglasses with Built-in Autofocus - Univ. of Arizona
7/24/2001:Dental laser can replace deep drilling - New Scientist
6/19/2001:'Microbots' hunt down disease - New Scientist
3/23/2001:Two magnets are cheaper than one: Stanford engineers construct an inexpensive MRI scanner
2/7/2001: Pill Bottles 'Talk' to Elderly

Herb: Dangerous
3/1/2001: Chinese herb raises regulatory alarm

Organ Regeneration
7/17/2001:Hair today, skin tomorrow - New Scientist
6/16/2001:Israel Makes Progress in Healing Injured Spines - Reuters
6/1/2001:.Natural Immune Response Reduces Nerve Damage; May Lead to Improved Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury
4/25/2001:Doctors hope pig-cell injection will repair quadriplegic's spine
3/17/2001:The Human Body Shop
3/9/2001:Q&A: Therapeutic human cloning
2/28/2001:New Lab-Made Stem Cells May Be Key To Transplants
2/14/2001: Researcher Sees Chances of Lung Regrowth
1/28/2001:Liver Regeneration

Socio-Political
3/22/2001:People with inherited diseases are preparing a global challenge to pro-lifers over the future of medical research

Surgery
5/7/2001:In the Arms of a Robot God: Robotic Surgery