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Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids September 16, 2014

Painkillers frequently cause irregularity

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety September 16, 2014

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes September 15, 2014

Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say

Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD September 15, 2014

Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show

Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home September 12, 2014

Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone September 12, 2014

Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say

Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis September 12, 2014

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds September 12, 2014

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing? September 12, 2014

Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests

Health Tip: Add Iron to Your Diet During Pregnancy September 12, 2014

Suggestions for what to eat

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD September 11, 2014

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

Scientists Unlock a Key to Cell Stress September 11, 2014

Stressed cells can halt protein production, which could could shed light on diseases like Alzheimer's and ALS

Novel Weight-Loss Drug Is Approved September 11, 2014

For obese people or overweight people with weight-related health condition

Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues September 11, 2014

Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study September 11, 2014

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

FDA Approves New Obesity Drug September 11, 2014

Contrave combines two existing drugs that treat addiction and depression

Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues September 11, 2014

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages September 11, 2014

And avoid extra calories

Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

Even a Little Excess Weight Can Boost Blood Pressure: Study September 10, 2014

Researchers find, in 8-week span, that those who gain in the abdomen have highest increase

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study September 10, 2014

Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says

Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds September 10, 2014

Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

Teens' Daily Marijuana Use Linked to Poor Outcomes September 10, 2014

Everyday pot habit reduced odds of higher education, increased suicide risk, study contends

Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC September 09, 2014

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

Breast Milk May Protect Against Deadly Newborn Disease September 09, 2014

Contains a protein, not found in formula, that helps prevent gastrointestinal damage, researchers say

Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy September 09, 2014

People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

Can Prediabetes Raise Risk of Certain Cancers? September 09, 2014

Study found link to breast, colon, liver and other tumors

HPV Vaccine Program in Australia Linked to Lower Infection Rates September 08, 2014

Genital warts cases fell by 61 percent after schools started providing free shots, researchers say

Canine Cancer Treatments Getting More Dog-Specific September 05, 2014

FDA expert details what you need to know to help your 'best friend'

NephroCheck Test Approved to Predict Kidney Injury Risk September 05, 2014

Screens for decline of kidney function within 12 hours

Water: Too Much of a Good Thing Can Be Deadly for Athletes September 05, 2014

Drinking way more fluid than your body needs is dangerous, expert says

Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women September 04, 2014

But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer? September 04, 2014

Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

FDA Approves New Drug to Combat Melanoma September 04, 2014

Experts in the fight against the deadly skin cancer see Keytruda's OK as big step forward

Keytruda Approved for Advanced Melanoma September 04, 2014

Nearly 10,000 in U.S. expected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

Tips for Keeping Breast-Feeding Goals on Track September 04, 2014

New moms can use encouragement, support, expert says

Obesity Remains Rampant Across America September 04, 2014

Two new studies present troubling picture overall with state-by-state disparities

Breast-Feeding May Help Obese Moms Lose Pregnancy Pounds September 04, 2014

Positive effect wasn't seen in normal weight or overweight women, study found

Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact September 04, 2014

And some people are at greater risk of problems

Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies September 03, 2014

Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

Health Tip: Looking for the Right Weight-Loss Plan? September 03, 2014

It should including provisions for keeping the weight off

Health Tip: Get the Right Nutrients While Nursing September 03, 2014

Beef up your diet for baby's health

Booze, Pot Bad for Teens in Different Ways, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Drinking tied to unsafe driving, marijuana use linked to poorer academics, job performance

Nerve Blocking Procedure Fails to Impress in Weight Loss Study September 02, 2014

Modest reduction not significantly better than diet drugs or other surgeries

No Clear Winner Among Popular Diets, Analysis Finds September 02, 2014

Researchers saw little difference when it came to weight loss after one year

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

'Spare Tire' May Be Especially Bad for Your Blood Pressure September 02, 2014

Weight gain around the middle was key to rising risk for hypertension, study found

Obesity Fueling Rise in Diabetes Rates, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Increase was greater for men, yet only about half could be explained by excess weight

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds September 02, 2014

Research suggests that stimulant drugs don't affect adult height

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