Study Links Depression to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk

June 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Results of a new study suggest that people who are depressed are at an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer’s is the leading cause of dementia in people over the age of 65, and is eventualy fatal as there is currently no cure for it. Read more

Namibia Home to International AIDS Conference

June 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment

Over the weekend, representatives from 54 countries met for an HIV/AIDS conference in the country of Namibia
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Over the weekend, representatives from 54 countries met for an HIV/AIDS conference in the country of Namibia.

The conference was planned to help bring awareness to the disease in the country and to look at ways of strengthening locally lead programs. Read more

fluorouracil Ointment Reduces Wrinkles in Skin Cancer Patients

June 15, 2009 by · Leave a Comment


Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - A drug used to prevent a type of skin cancer has also been found to be helpful when it comes to reducing wrinkles.

Currently reducing wrinkles usually means a trip to the doctor for botox, a procedure which is very expensive indeed. Read more

Ritalin May Raise Risk of Sudden Death in Children

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Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Results of a new study find that children who are given drugs to help control their ADHD are at a 7 fold increased risk of sudden death.

This study result is alarming for sure, and may change the way that parents choose to deal with their children who are diagnosed with the condition. Read more

Heidi Montag Better, Set For Playboy Spread

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Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Celebrity actress Heidi Montag is out of hospital and is said to be ready to begin shooting for a Playboy spread.

She was rushed to hospital a week or so ago and diagnosed with a form of stomach condition after reportedly being confined to a dark room on the set of NBC’s latest celebrity reality show. Read more

ADHD Drugs Raise Risk of Sudden Death in Kids

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Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Results of a new study suggest that certain drugs to treat children diagnosed with ADHD can actually raise their risk of sudden death.

This study finding is a shocking one for sure, due to the fact that ADHD drugs are prescribed to millions of hyperactive children each year and only now is this apparent link being recognized. Read more

Missing Insulin Turns Up At Houston Medical Center

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Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Drug maker Novo Nordisk have released a statement to the effect that some insulin that had been stolen, has turned up at a medical center in Houston.

The insulin was stolen about 4 months ago after it was shipped from the Novo Nordisk facility in Clayton, North Carolina, and the hunt for it has been on ever since. Read more

Coke Zero Soft Drink Banned in Venezuela

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Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - You may want to think twice about drinking Coke Zero as the country of Venezuela has banned the drink over health concerns.

Coke Zero is a sugar free version of coke, which is very popular with those people wanting the great taste of coke, minus the calories that come along with it. Read more

Female Sex Performer Tests Positive for HIV

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Last week it was revealed that a porn star from southern California had tested positive for the HIV virus
Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Last week it was revealed that a porn star from southern California had tested positive for the HIV virus.

This is a major blow to the porn industry and has opened the door to a can of worms pertaining to laws governing the industry across the state. Read more

Obesity Surgery Increases Fracture Risk in Patients

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Boston (HealthKnowItAll) - Results of a new study show that bariatric surgery, used to help people lose weight can increase risk of fractures.

Obese people are already at risk of various diseases such as diabetes and cancer, and now according to US researchers, fractures also when they try to lose weight. Read more

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