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Combo Drug for Childhood Asthma Appears Safe in Study August 31, 2016

FDA to review findings, researcher says

FDA: Opioids Plus Sedatives Pose Fatal OD Risk August 31, 2016

These drugs will now carry 'boxed warning' detailing the threat

FDA Approves New Biological Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis August 31, 2016

Erelzi is a biosimilar for Enbrel

3 Steps to Lower a Woman's Risk of Premature Birth August 31, 2016

Study finds there's lots mothers-to-be can do to help ensure they deliver at full-term

Antibiotic 'Report Card' Drills Guidelines Into Dentists August 30, 2016

Seeing their prescription rates leads some to change their ways, study finds

Vitamin A Compound Might Aid in Colon Cancer Fight August 30, 2016

Researchers studying connection between retinoic acid and inflammation in gut

Contacts May One Day Be Used to Deliver Glaucoma Medication August 30, 2016

Study showed the lenses as effective in monkeys as the standard eye drop treatment

Non-addictive Painkiller Shows Promise in Animal Trials August 30, 2016

But human studies have yet to be done

Health Tip: Reading the Label on OTC Medications August 30, 2016

Understand what you're reading

Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food August 29, 2016

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

Fewer Drugs in Pipeline to Treat World's No. 1 Killer August 29, 2016

While number of cancer drugs rose, development of new heart medicines stalled, study finds

Many Depressed Adults Not Getting Treatment: Study August 29, 2016

Reasons range from dismissal of symptoms to shame or stigma

3 Drugs Identified to Potentially Fight Zika Virus August 29, 2016

But only one is already approved in the United States

FDA Recommends All Blood Donations Be Tested for Zika August 29, 2016

Updated guidance provides further protection for U.S. blood supply

Hopes Dashed for Rare Bone Cancer Treatment August 26, 2016

Extra chemo drugs failed to change course of osteosarcoma, researchers say

More Americans Can Afford Medications Under Obamacare: Study August 26, 2016

Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs

Synthetic Fentanyl Fueling Surge in Overdose Deaths: CDC August 25, 2016

U.S. Surgeon General urges doctors to join the fight against opioid addiction epidemic

Amphetamines Polluting Some Urban Streams: Study August 25, 2016

Concentration of drugs may be high enough to cause ecological changes, researchers say

New Case of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida August 25, 2016

Latest one in Palm Beach County brings state total to 43; scientists predict 400 cases by summer's end

Season of Conception May Affect Fetal Brain Growth August 24, 2016

Babies conceived in winter more apt to have learning problems and vitamin D might play a role, study finds

Medical Marijuana's Pain Relief May Work Better for Men August 24, 2016

Study found male users reporting bigger benefits compared to women

Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds August 24, 2016

Weight gain is a side effect of antipsychotic drugs used to treat irritability and agitation

Five More Cases of Local Zika Infection Reported in Florida August 24, 2016

State health department says one confirmed in Tampa Bay area

Veterans' Painkiller Abuse Can Raise Odds for Heroin Use August 23, 2016

3 of 4 who tried the illicit drug had misused prescription painkillers first: study

Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study August 23, 2016

Letting Medicare and Medicaid negotiate pricing would likely help bring costs down, researchers say

Use of Cancer-Linked Fibroid Device Declines After FDA Warning August 23, 2016

Rate of uterus removals done with power morcellators dropped significantly, study finds

Head Injury Screening Tests Approved August 22, 2016

Assess brain function after possible concussions

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics in Kids Might Help Spur Type 1 Diabetes August 22, 2016

Whether link applies to humans isn't clear, researchers say

Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems August 19, 2016

Babies with very low birth weights are often given steroids to improve lung function

CDC Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Miami Beach Due to Zika August 19, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott says 5 cases of locally transmitted infection have occured in the tourist spot

Possible Cases of Local Zika Transmission in Miami Beach August 19, 2016

If confirmed, a health advisory against travel to the city by pregnant women may follow, unidentified source says

Calcium Supplements Might Raise Older Women's Dementia Risk August 18, 2016

Finding even more pronounced if blood flow to brain has been affected, study suggests

Doctors Report Probable Zika Transmission Via Blood Transfusion August 17, 2016

Donor became ill after giving blood that was then used by 2 patients in Rio de Janeiro, physicians say

Antipsychotic Meds Pose Little Danger to Fetus, Study Finds August 17, 2016

Researchers report no significant rise in defects for babies exposed during first trimester

Meds May Curb Risky Behaviors for Kids With ADHD August 17, 2016

Study found drug abuse, STDs and injuries were lower among teens who take meds

Do Angioplasty Patients Really Need Beta-Blocker Drugs? August 16, 2016

Study suggests doctors reconsider their use in the absence of heart attack, heart failure

U.S. College Kids Drink More, Smoke Less Than Others Their Age August 16, 2016

Full-time students aged 18 to 22 also have higher rates of binge-drinking, survey finds

Acetaminophen During Pregnancy May Up Risk of ADHD in Kids August 15, 2016

But only association found, and researchers say women should still take the painkiller if needed

ADHD Common Among College Students Who Misuse Stimulant Drugs August 12, 2016

Study says they're also more apt to have other psychiatric issues

Treating Early Symptoms of MS May Extend Time to Diagnosis August 11, 2016

Industry-funded study also found therapy doubled time until a relapse occurred

Steep Rise in U.S. Babies Born to Opioid-Addicted Mothers August 11, 2016

Cases of 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' quadrupled between 1999 and 2013, CDC says

Surgery Effective Against Immune Disorder That Weakens Muscles August 11, 2016

Myasthenia gravis affects 60,000 Americans, but removal of thymus gland appears to help, research shows

Keep Illicit Drugs, Booze Out of the Home to Lower Teens' Addiction Risk: Study August 11, 2016

Early exposure ups likelihood of substance abuse when they reach their 20s, researcher says

Frozen Embryos May Boost Pregnancy Odds for Some Women August 10, 2016

Study finds they beat fresh embryos in polycystic ovary syndrome patients undergoing IVF

Addiction Risk Low for Seniors Taking Post-Op Opioids: Study August 10, 2016

Vast majority of patients used the meds short-term to ease their pain

Fake Xanax Cut With Potent Pain Med Can Be a Killer August 09, 2016

1 person died, 8 were sickened when illicit pills circulated in San Francisco, doctors report

Doctors Urged to Prescribe Lower Doses of Opioids, No Refills August 09, 2016

Researchers cite concerns about possible long-term use and addiction

Diet Supplement May Help Prevent Kidney Stones: Study August 08, 2016

Researchers suggest it might offer alternative to current treatment that has side effects

Starting Monday, FDA Banning E-Cigarette Sales to Minors August 08, 2016

Agency also details other retail restrictions on access to vaping products

Lack of Pharmacy Access May Send Some Seniors Back to Hospital August 04, 2016

Problem is acute in small, rural areas of Oregon, researchers find

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