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Carbohydrate Type, Not Amount, Linked to Obesity
Feb 16, 2005
When it comes to carbohydrates, it's not how much you eat, but which kind, that makes a difference to your bathroom scale, new research shows.

Researchers See Chance U.S. Might Pull COX-2 Drugs
Feb 15, 2005
Doctors who led three studies showing prescription painkillers called COX-2 inhibitors raise the risk of heart attacks and stroke said on Tuesday the whole class of drugs was in danger of being pulled from the market.

New Pain Relievers Boost Blood Pressure More - Study
Feb 14, 2005
Arthritis drugs known as COX-2 inhibitors raise blood pressure more than older pain relievers, which may explain why the newer medicines have been linked to heart attacks, Australian researchers reported on Monday.

New York Warns of Fast, Resistant Strain of HIV
Feb 13, 2005
One day after the discovery of a drug-resistant, fast-developing AIDS case in New York prompted city health officials to announce an alert, leading experts said on Saturday there may be little cause for alarm.

McDonald's to Pay $8.5 Million in Trans Fat Lawsuit
Feb 11, 2005
McDonald's has agreed to pay $8.5 million to settle a lawsuit over artery-clogging trans fats in its cooking oils, the company said on Friday.

Hormone Spray Helps Low Libido Women, Trial Shows
Feb 10, 2005
Young women with low libido had good sex more often after using a testosterone spray, Australian researchers said on Thursday.

Protein from Red Meat, Dairy Tied to Heart Risks
Feb 09, 2005
Older women who eat a relatively large amount of protein from red meat or dairy products may have an elevated risk of dying from heart disease, the results of a large study suggest.

Dolly's Creator Granted Human Cloning License
Feb 08, 2005
The scientist who created Dolly the sheep, the world's first cloned mammal, was granted a license Tuesday to clone human embryos for medical research.

India Begins AIDS Vaccine Trials on Humans
Feb 07, 2005
India, home to the world's second-largest HIV population after South Africa, began its first ever human trials of a new vaccine against the deadly virus Monday, the health minister said.

Cambodia Confirms Bird Flu in Poultry Near Capital
Feb 06, 2005
Bird flu has been found in chickens near the Cambodian capital, officials said Sunday, raising fears about the spread of the deadly virus in a country with little to no health system.



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