Editors Top Five:
1. Higher urinary levels of commonly used chemical, BPA, linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes 2. Top-selling prescription drug mismarketed to women 3. ‘Estrogen flooding our rivers,’ Université de Montréal study 4. Honey effective in killing bacteria that cause chronic sinusitis 5. Can Taurine be a potent antioxidant drug in the future?
In this Issue:1. Higher urinary levels of commonly used chemical, BPA, linked with cardiovascular disease, diabetes 2. Research supports correlation between finger lengths and stress hormones 3. Colds and flu cut by one-third in study of Canada’s top cold fighter in vaccinated seniors 4. Older people who diet without exercising lose valuable muscle mass 5. Does probiotic intervention induce the serum global lipid profile change? 6. Top-selling prescription drug mismarketed to women 7. ‘Estrogen flooding our rivers,’ Université de Montréal study 8. Can Taurine be a potent antioxidant drug in the future? 9. Statins increase risk of postoperative delirium in elderly patients 10. Half of trials supporting FDA applications go unpublished 11. Indian spice reduces size of hemorrhagic stroke 12. Honey effective in killing bacteria that cause chronic sinusitis 13. Dark chocolate: Half a bar per week to keep at bay the risk of heart attack 14. Popular COPD treatment increases risk for cardiac events, cardiac death 15. Plant antioxidant may protect against radiation exposure 16. Isoflavone dietary supplement improves the functioning of the arteries in stroke patients 17. Probiotic bacteria can induce monocyte-derived dendritic cells maturation? 18. Fishy diet in early infancy cuts eczema risk 19. Researchers note differences between people and animals on calorie restriction 20. How does ellagic acid exert anti-cancer effect on pancreatic cancer cells? 21. Animals farmed for meat are the No. 1 source of food poisoning bug, study shows 22. Cholesterol-lowering drugs and the effect on muscle repair and regeneration 23. Majority of children vaccinated against hepatitis B not at increased risk of MS 24. Researchers study how pistachios may improve heart health 25. Blood thinning drug linked to increased bleeding in brain 26. New study proves that pain is not a symptom of arthritis, pain causes arthritis
Health Technology Research Synopsis
40th Issue Date 30 SEP 2008
Compiled By Ralph Turchiano