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Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy October 31, 2014

Cost a key factor for women to maintain hormone treatment regimen, researchers report

Kids: An Rx for Menopause's Hot Flashes? October 31, 2014

'Bonding' hormone may play a role in study's findings, researchers say

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests October 31, 2014

Older people, women more likely to struggle on daily basis, researchers note

First Vaccine Approved for B Strains of Meningitis October 29, 2014

Among people aged 10 to 25

FDA Approves New Vaccine to Protect Against Meningitis October 29, 2014

Trumenba guards against type of bacteria that is one of leading causes of life-threatening disease

Hormone Therapy May Up Heart-Related Deaths in Some Prostate Cancer Patients October 29, 2014

But the overall risk is small, researchers say

FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens October 29, 2014

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

After Breast Cancer, Depression Risk Lingers October 28, 2014

Study finds survivors more likely to need hospital care, antidepressants to cope than cancer-free women

Vitamin D May Not Prevent Return of Women's Infection After All October 28, 2014

Repeat episodes of vaginosis no less likely with supplements, says study

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study October 28, 2014

Researchers find this commonly used medication controls blood sugar for many

Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds October 27, 2014

More than two-thirds involve these medications, researchers report

Placebo Treatment May Quiet Kids' Cough October 27, 2014

Parents report a spoonful of agave nectar or flavored water reduced symptoms

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study October 27, 2014

Fewer side effects reported with the over-the-counter pain reliever

Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern October 24, 2014

Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia October 24, 2014

The bleeding disorder affects both males and females

As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study October 23, 2014

Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found

Recalled Supplements Linger on U.S. Store Shelves, Study Finds October 22, 2014

Researchers say many products with banned substances for sale six months later

Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study Says October 20, 2014

Researchers conclude Sovaldi is cost-effective

Regular Doctor Visits Help Control Blood Pressure, Study Says October 20, 2014

Having health insurance also associated with better readings

Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals October 20, 2014

Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors October 20, 2014

Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality

Herceptin Boosts Survival for Breast Cancer, Study Reports October 20, 2014

Taking drug in addition to chemotherapy also reduces risk of cancer recurrence

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study October 20, 2014

To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children October 20, 2014

Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home

Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit October 17, 2014

Behavioral counseling plus medication beats other strategies, study finds

Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema October 17, 2014

Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year October 17, 2014

Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement

Older Antibiotic Still Works Against Staph Infections, Study Finds October 17, 2014

Vancomycin safe and effective, doctors should not turn to newer antibiotics, researchers say

Esbriet, Ofev Approved to Treat Deadly Lung Disease October 16, 2014

Drugs help slow decline of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

ER Visits Linked to Synthetic Pot More Than Double, Report Finds October 16, 2014

Misperception that it is safe makes it especially dangerous, experts say

Immune Therapy Induces Remission for Many With a Tough-to-Treat Blood Cancer October 15, 2014

But, some advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia patients relapsed, study finds

For Ebola, No New Drugs Riding to the Rescue -- for Now October 15, 2014

Intensive supportive care and blood transfusions are best bets, infectious-disease experts say

Urinary Prosthetic Device for Women Approved October 14, 2014

Helps those who can't contract bladder muscles

Could Vitamin D Make Childbirth Less Painful? October 14, 2014

Study finds women with higher levels needed less medication

Drug-Coated Balloon Catheter Approved October 13, 2014

Designed to clear clogged arteries in thigh and knee

Anesthetic During Breast-Removal Surgery May Reduce Long-Term Pain October 13, 2014

Mastectomy patients benefit from lidocaine, study says

FDA OKs Once-a-Day Drug for Chronic Hepatitis C October 10, 2014

Harvoni, a combination pill, blocks enzymes that virus needs to multiply

Akynzeo Approved for Side Effects of Chemotherapy October 10, 2014

Drug helps ease nausea, vomiting

Common Childhood Vaccine Cuts 'Superbug' Infection: Study October 10, 2014

Cases of antibiotic-resistant pneumonia, meningitis fell after pneumococcal shot introduced in 2010

High Cholesterol Tied to Prostate Cancer's Return in Study October 10, 2014

But expert doesn't recommend taking statins to prevent recurrence

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study October 10, 2014

Antibiotics, contrast material for scans lead the list of triggers

Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study October 09, 2014

But using yohimbine won't replace lifestyle changes as the cornerstone of treatment, experts say

Kids May Leave Hospital Sooner When Antibiotics Are Controlled October 09, 2014

Findings support use of drug 'stewardship programs,' researchers say

Potential Clue to Ebola Treatments Uncovered, Researchers Say October 09, 2014

Unusual protein identified in quest for drug remedies

Gene Therapy Shows Potential for 'Bubble Boy' Disease October 08, 2014

Newer treatment seems to have less risk of certain cancer, researchers say

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study October 07, 2014

Improving diagnostics could help curb problem, experts say

Certain Meds, Driving Can Be Deadly Mix: FDA October 07, 2014

Even nonprescription drugs might bring on drowsiness, agency warns

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study October 06, 2014

They tend to 'wear down' and prescribe more as the day progresses, researchers find

Addiction Treatment Key to Curbing Violence in Mentally Ill: Study October 06, 2014

Tackling drug use at the outset curbs odds of aggression, study says

Steep Drops in Weight May Raise Risks After Body-Contour Surgeries October 05, 2014

Losing over 100 pounds prior to body-shaping procedure linked to higher complication rate in study

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