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Fat, Satiation, rats, Eating, CCK, Immunity

Why We Can't Stop Eating Fat

Something seems to have gone wrong with our ability to control our eating. The internal signals that tell us we're feeling full and should stop eating don't seem to be working.


Tipper, Gore, Surgeon, General, Satcher, Suicide, Government, Health, Policy

Press Conference on Blueprint for Suicide Prevention July 28

Tipper Gore and Surgeon General David Satcher will host a press conference July 28 at which the Surgeon General will unveil a blueprint to prevent suicide in the United States. The document, titled "The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Suicide," outlines more than a dozen steps that can be taken by individuals, communities, organizations and policy-makers.


University, California, America's, Doctor, Internet, Medicine

UCI Medical Center Joins, the privately held, online health care product and services company, today announced the addition of the University of California, Irvine Medical Center as its first West Coast sponsor and partner in the nation's only Internet-based, 24-hour/7 days a week, real-time physician chat, health information and resource system.


Cancer Genetics Tumor Transformation Oncogenes Telomerase Metastasis

Transformation of Normal Human Cells into Cancer Cells

Researchers led by Dr. Robert A. Weinberg of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research have made the first genetically defined human cancer cells, according to a report published in the July 29 issue of Nature. This achievement brings scientists one step closer to understanding the complex process by which human cells become cancerous.


Antifungal, Chlorine, Munchausen, Fitness, care, Teams, Parasites

Medical Tips (2nd part) from UAB

1. Caring for Summer Wounds 2. Alternative UTI Screening Process 3. UAB Program Goes National 4. Build Up to Fitness 5. Eye That Chlorine Level 6. Anti-Fungal Advance


Alpha, Center, Rural, Healthcare, Medical, Legal, Workshop, Chicago

Rural Health Legal Workshop in Chicago July 27-28

The Alpha Center will conduct a workshop on "Legal Issues and Rural Health Network Formation," Tuesday, July 27, and Wednesday, July 28, at Chicago's Hotel Allegro.


Antifungal, Chlorine, Munchausen, Fitness, care, Teams, Parasites

Medical Tips From UAB

1. Parasites That Cause Blindness 2. Ear Rocks, Stomach Rolls 3. Prevent Baby Bottle Syndrome 4. Poisoned Produce? 5. Munchausen's by Proxy


Stress, Wound, Healing, Surgery, Health

How Stress Slows Wound Healing

Scientists at Ohio State investigating why wounds heal more slowly on patients who are stressed have found that psychological stress can increase the levels of some hormones in the blood.


Managed, care, Plans, Law, Health, State, Legislature, Government

States Making Strides to Protect Consumers in Managed Care Plans

Across the country, state lawmakers have responded to citizen concerns and successfully created laws to protect consumers in managed care plans, according to "State Managed Care Laws: A State-by-State Review," the latest report from the National Conference of State Legislatures' Health Policy Tracking Service.


Children, Seizures, Fever, Brain, Research

Childhood seizures can cause long-term changes in brain

Seizures induced by fever, which each year afflict half a million infants and young children in the country, can cause long-term alterations in the way certain nerve cells work in the brain, UC Irvine researchers have found.

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