Archive | November, 2010

Study Shows One Pill Can Reduce HIV Infection Rate By Over 43%

Posted on 28 November 2010 by admin

Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – A new study that has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown just how effective a daily pill can be in preventing HIV and AIDS in men.

The study was led by researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and focused on an oral antiretroviral drug. Continue Reading

NYC Workers To Receive $625 Million In September 11th Settlement

Posted on 21 November 2010 by admin

nyc_911_settlement Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – There were many people who were harmed by the September 11th attacks in many different ways, but the workers at ground zero back in 2001 are going to finally receive something to ease the pain of the health issues they have faced since then.

New York City was served with a lawsuit by roughly 10,000 firefighters, police officers, as well as other city workers in relation to the health issues they have suffered due to working ground zero during and after 9/11. Continue Reading

Posted on 13 November 2010 by admin

sex_focused_happy Washington (HealthKnowItAll) – A new study from researchers at Harvard University has found that being unfocused can lead to unhappiness. This can be avoided though by having sex according to the researchers.

Harvard University researchers Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert conducted a study in the form of a survey that was delivered to people via an iPhone application.

Severe Cases Of Acne Double Suicide Risk, Cause Death

Posted on 13 November 2010 by admin

accutane_acne_suicide Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – According to a new study published in the British Medical Journal, severe cases of acne double the risk of suicide, and cause death among patients.

Researchers from Sweden conducted a study of 6,000 patients from 1980 to 1989, and followed in the year 2001 on their status. Continue Reading

Posted on 08 November 2010 by admin

man_laptop_sperm Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – According to a new study, men who sit a laptop on their laps for long periods of time may be doing damage to themselves by killing sperm and reducing fertility.

The study was carried out by researchers from the State University of New York, and focused on a group of roughly 30-men in total.

Posted on 08 November 2010 by admin

us_health_care_repeal Boston (HealthKnowItAll) – Now that the elections have passed and Republicans have once again regained some major power in government, the focus has shifted back to President Barack Obama and his health care reform plan.

Democrats in the U.S. recently approved a major health care reform plan earlier this year, one that many Repulicans heavily opposed.