January 05, 2011
Vaccine Protects Mice From Cocaine's Effects, Study
New animal research
suggests that cocaine addiction might be treatable with a vaccine
that has been engineered from pieces of the common cold virus in
combination with a cocaine-like substance that mimics cocaine's
Antibiotic May Help Ease Irritable Bowel
A two-week course of an
antibiotic relieved bloating and other symptoms of irritable bowel
syndrome, a common gastrointestinal disorder, for more than two
months after treatment ended, new research shows.
FDA Launches Review of Tobacco Products
introduced or altered since February 2007 must be reviewed by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration if they are to remain on the
market, the agency announced Wednesday.
Diabetes Soaring Among American Adults: Report
The number of American
adults treated for diabetes more than doubled between 1996 and
2007, rising from about 9 million to 19 million, says a federal
government report released Wednesday.