Mead Johnson said on Sunday that a new round of testing of samples of its Enfamil baby formula, under investigation by health officials, showed that the product was safe.
The company said in a statement that it had retested samples
from a batch of Enfamil premium newborn powdered formula and found no presence of Cronobacter, a bacterium that has sometimes been linked to rare illnesses in newborns.
Enfamil was pulled off shelves at WalMart last … full story
A woman's lung cancer risk doesn't appear to be linked to the number of children she has, although some scientists had thought hormonal changes during pregnancy might protect against the disease.
That's according to a new report that sums up 16 previous studies on the topic, which researchers have explored to get a better understanding of lung cancer and possible treatments.
If lung cancer in women were tied to hormones the same way some breast … full story
Top US scientists on Wednesday defended their bid to stop details of a mutant bird flu virus from being published and called for global cooperation to ward off an uncontrollable pandemic.
Meanwhile, scientists involved in the experiments said they are cooperating with government officials and the editors of the journals Science and Nature to pare down their research for publication in the coming weeks.
The controversy arose when two separate research … full story
Extra vitamin D and calcium may offer some protection against fractures in elderly people, but have little or no impact on cancer risk, according to a fresh look at the medical evidence.
Some research has suggested that vitamin D, with or without calcium, might help stave off cancer, but recent trials have slashed those hopes.
"It turns out that as a group, all of the micronutrient supplements have been disappointing," said Dr. Michael Pollak, … full story
Elite male athletes who participate in high-contact sports such as football, soccer and rugby have a higher risk of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis than men who exercise little or not at all, a Swedish study found.
There was a doubled risk in soccer and handball players, and a tripled risk in ice hockey players, added the researchers, whose study was published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.
Osteoarthritis, also called "wear … full story
Flu related diseases including cough and soar throat, pneumonia and diarrhea are spreading everywhere due to ongoing long dry spell persists.
Flu related diseases have caught a large number of people particularly children as patients with such complications were seen in high number at the government as well as private hospitals.
Dr Syed Hasnain Ali Johar talking to APP said that the patients with flu related diseases including cough, flu and throat … full story
Eating dry fruit is also one of the favorite pass times of the people in winter they enjoy it while using dry fruits in daily diet is very healthful and energetic.
Dry fruits are also used in making medicines Almonds which the often called the king of dry fruits is used in many medicines and almond oil is used for many hair treatments.
Dry fruits are also used as gifts in the winter and many people often pack them in beautiful packets along with … full story
A non-governmental organization, Pakistan Village Development Program (PVDP) observed a week-long awareness campaign against HIV/AIDS in the flood affected union councils of district Nowshera.
The organization with the assistance of an international relief agaency, TROCAIR organized the concluding function of the week in Camp Koroona village of the one worst affected union council of the devastated flood of July 2010.
The concluding function of … full story
In a new study from a single California community, women who had been pregnant at least four times were less likely to die from cardiovascular disease than those who'd never been expecting.
Researchers said that could be due to the protective effects of pregnancy-related hormones as well as the extra social support that comes with having more children - or the fact that women who are able to get pregnant more often are healthier to begin with. … full story
The case of a 219-pound 8-year-old boy taken from his mother for health reasons spotlights a problem that has almost tripled in the U.S. in the last 30 years -- cases of extreme child obesity.
"Not only do we have a higher percentage of kids who are obese but a higher percentage of children who are severely obese," said Dr. Garry Sigman, director of adolescent medicine and associate professor of pediatrics at Loyola University Medical Center near … full story
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