Category Archives: Health News

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Publishes Report on the Nation’s Health 2010

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have published the report on the Nation’s Health 2010 on February 16, 2011. According to this 34th annual health and fitness report of CDC around 15% Americans aged between 18 and 64 said that they have either skipped or delayed required medical care in the past 12 months due to the rising cost of medical bills in 2009. In 1997, it was only 11… Read Article →

Child Health US Statistics

Child Health: US Statistics

The health of a nation can be found reflected through the overall health of its child population since it is these children who represent the future. It is, thus, a basic responsibility of any country to take care of the physical, mental, emotional as well as social well-being of its children since it affects every facet of their lives; be it learning, growth or future employment, thereby affecting the future… Read Article →

FDA’s Requests for More Diet Pill Data Plunges Orexigen

FDA’s Requests for More Diet Pill Data Plunges Orexigen

The Food and Drug Administration requests Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. to submit more data before clearing its diet pill Contrave for sale. And Orexigen plunged around 73 percent after the U.S. regulators asked for their diet pill data. Vivus Inc., another diet-drug developer too fell. FDA wanted to know about the cardiovascular risks of Contrave. This diet pill would be the first marketed product of Orexigen. This diet-drug developer who are… Read Article →

Weight Loss Gastric

Gastric Bypass Surgery Provides the Best Weight Loss Results

The Archives of Surgery, the monthly professional medical journal that is published by the American Medical Association, published a study in their February issue stating that gastric bypass surgery is one of the best ways to lose weight. This health and fitness study compared 100 patients who had gastric bypass surgery against 100 others who had undergone lap band procedure. According to this weight loss study, patients who had gastric… Read Article →