As Weight Goes Up, So Do Heart Risks
FRIDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- People concerned about heart
disease rightfully fret about their cholesterol, blood pressure and
blood sugar levels, but there's another overarching problem that
could eclipse all those risk factors.
Americans With Disabilities Act Reaches 20th Anniversary
FRIDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- As the nation prepares to
mark the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on
Monday, a new survey finds that the law has not made meaningful
progress in improving the quality of life for people with
Nitric Oxide Doesn't Seem to Help Preemies' Lungs: Report
THURSDAY, July 22 (HealthDay News) -- In a new study that looked
at the use of nitric oxide in premature infants, researchers found
that lung function didn't improve in babies who were not black,
although one expert said the treatment may help some infants.
Generic Lovenox Approved for Deep Vein Thrombosis
FRIDAY, July 23 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic version of
enoxaparin sodium injection (brand name: Lovenox), a blood-thinning
drug designed to prevent deep vein thrombosis, has been approved by
the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.