August 05, 2010
What Caused 2009 H1N1 Pandemic?
The 2009 H1N1 swine flu
virus used a new biochemical trick to hijack host cells, a feat
that triggered the recent pandemic, according to an international
team of scientists.
Bat Species Facing Regional Extinction From Fungal
An infectious disease
spreading across the northeastern United States has killed millions
of bats over the last four years and may lead to the regional
extinction of a once-common bat species called the little brown
myotis, say researchers.
More Clues To Fibromyalgia Pain
Fibromyalgia patients have
more "connectivity" between brain networks and regions of the brain
involved in pain processing, which may help explain why sufferers
feel pain even when there is no obvious cause, a new study
Can Hands-On Prayer Help Heal?
An older Mozambican woman
named Maryam could not see two fingers held up just one foot in
front of her when she arrived for a Pentecostal prayer intervention
in her village. Nor could she see an eye chart from a similarly
Using Multiple Tobacco Products Ups Hazards:
People who smoke cigarettes
and also use other forms of tobacco have higher levels of nicotine
addiction, find it more difficult to quit using tobacco, and are at
greatly increased risk for tobacco-related health problems such as
cancer, heart disease and stroke, warns a new government study.