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High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for SomeFebruary 04, 2016

The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

Steroids Might Help More Than Just Very Premature Babies: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers found they reduced risk for respiratory problems in infants born at 34 to 36 weeks

Diabetes Drug May Not Help Obese Women Have Normal-Weight BabiesFebruary 03, 2016

But study says metformin did reduce weight gain, lower risk of dangerously high blood pressure in moms-to-be

Cell Treatment Boosted Mice's Life Span by a ThirdFebruary 03, 2016

Senescent cells linked to inflammation, researchers say

New Drug Shows Promise Against Severe SinusitisFebruary 03, 2016

In early trial, dupilumab helped treat nasal polyps that contribute to the illness

Health Tip: Taking an Antidiarrheal Drug?February 03, 2016

Follow label's instructions

Study Casts Doubt on Effectiveness of COPD DrugFebruary 02, 2016

Research finds acetazolamide may not help patients breathe on their own, but one expert disagrees

Text Messages May Prompt People to Take Their MedsFebruary 02, 2016

New analysis finds these reminders double chances patients take drugs as prescribed

New Blood Pressure Guidelines a Danger to Patients: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Research says the treatment threshold is too high for those over 60 years of age

Painkillers Don't Ease Disability Due to Nerve Damage: StudyFebruary 01, 2016

Narcotic drugs aren't useful in restoring motion, researchers say

Could C-Section Baby Benefit From Mom's Vaginal Fluids?February 01, 2016

Small study suggests it's possible to partially restore good bacteria to cesarean infants

Newer Treatment May Be Easier on Children With Brain TumorsFebruary 01, 2016

Study finds fewer long-term side effects from proton radiotherapy

Chemical That Can Irritate Lungs Found in Flavored E-CigarettesJanuary 29, 2016

Highest levels seen in cherry versions, but levels still far below federal safety standards

FDA Warns of Lead Poisoning Risk From Cosmetic ClayJanuary 29, 2016

Agency tells users of Bentonite Me Baby to stop using product, get checked by their doctor

Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis CJanuary 29, 2016

Liver disease affects some 3 million Americans

Resistance to HIV Drug Growing, Study FindsJanuary 29, 2016

Problem affects almost two-thirds of those taking tenofovir in sub-Sahara Africa

Halaven Approved for Advanced Soft Tissue CancerJanuary 28, 2016

FDA says it's first liposarcoma drug to improve survival

Immunity Genes for E.Coli FoundJanuary 28, 2016

Scientists see DNA as key factor in why illness strikes randomly

Prenatal Antidepressant Use Not Linked to Infant Heart Defects: StudyJanuary 28, 2016

Obesity, alcohol and illicit drugs are greater threats in pregnancy, researchers find

Did Studies Lack Key Data on Link Between Antidepressants, Youth Suicides?January 28, 2016

New analysis finds much greater risk of aggression, self-harm

MS Drug Tied to Higher Risk for Potentially Deadly Brain VirusJanuary 27, 2016

Patients taking Tysabri were more prone to show signs of exposure to JCV, which can cause a brain disease

New Kidney Transplant Drug Cuts Risk of Earlier Death: StudyJanuary 27, 2016

Belatacept showed long-term benefits over older immune-suppressing drug, but costs more

New Transplant Technique Might Free Type 1 Diabetics From Daily InjectionsJanuary 27, 2016

Mouse study showed that putting insulin-producing cells in capsules protected the rodents from immune system

Prenatal Vitamin D Supplements May Not Lower Baby's Asthma Risk: StudyJanuary 26, 2016

But since the nutrient can help ease other ills, supplementation may not be a bad idea, experts say

Many Chronic Pain Sufferers May Overuse Nonprescription PainkillersJanuary 25, 2016

They run risk of stomach bleeds, ulcers, liver damage from meds, doctors say

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Seems OK for Preschoolers: StudyJanuary 25, 2016

Finds treatment works and is well-tolerated in 2- to 5-year-olds

Migraines May Worsen as Menopause ApproachesJanuary 22, 2016

Researchers say hormonal changes and painkiller overuse may be to blame

Majority of Americans Wants Medicare to Cover Obesity TreatmentsJanuary 22, 2016

Survey finds about three-quarters support expanding care to cover weight-loss drugs

Clot-Busters Might Be Useful for 'Previously Dependent' Stroke PatientsJanuary 22, 2016

Study finds favorable results among older adults who already had health problems

New IBS Drug Eases Stomach Pain and Diarrhea for Some: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But Viberzi is not a 'silver bullet,' digestive-disease doctor says

Blood Test Might Predict When Antibiotics Won't HelpJanuary 20, 2016

It's still in development, but doctors' office screening method could curb overprescribing, experts say

New Approach Might Boost HIV Testing RatesJanuary 20, 2016

More people agree to screening when told they'll be checked unless they choose otherwise, study finds

Teens Who Tan Indoors May Be More Likely to Smoke, Drink, Use Drugs: StudyJanuary 20, 2016

But researchers add that finding doesn't prove cause-and-effect link

Health Tip: Reduce Your Risk of Adverse Drug ReactionsJanuary 20, 2016

Guidelines before you take an OTC drug

Slow Heart Rate Doesn't Mean Early Death Risk: StudyJanuary 19, 2016

But, there's some concern for those taking medications that slow the heart rate

Screen Nursing Home Residents for B12 Deficiency: ResearchersJanuary 19, 2016

Medications can block absorption of the vitamin, causing mental harms

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea: A Growing ThreatJanuary 19, 2016

U.S. officials echo concerns of health experts in Great Britain

No Antibiotics for Common Respiratory Infections: ExpertsJanuary 18, 2016

Physicians' group and CDC jointly advise that the drugs not be prescribed for colds, bronchitis in adults

Mouse Study Shows Cocaine Ravages Brain CellsJanuary 18, 2016

Researchers believe they've also identified a potential antidote

FDA Approves Redesign of Endoscope Tied to InfectionsJanuary 18, 2016

Olympus TJF-Q180V duodenoscope had been linked to serious infections, but redesign should lower the risk

Women May Have Better Flu DefensesJanuary 18, 2016

Study might explain why men often seem harder hit by the virus

Newly Designed Endoscope Receives FDA ApprovalJanuary 15, 2016

Manufacturer made changes to reduce risk of 'superbug' infection

Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin CJanuary 14, 2016

How it can help keep you healthier

Did Painkiller Crackdown Cause Heroin Epidemic?January 13, 2016

New commentary says no, but others disagree

Acetaminophen Tops List of Accidental Infant PoisoningsJanuary 13, 2016

Other common dangers included cough/cold meds, ibuprofen and diaper rash creams, data shows

Male Sexual Enhancement Supplements Often Ineffective, Possibly Harmful: StudyJanuary 13, 2016

Many contain potentially risky ingredient found in drugs like Viagra, researchers add

Spike in Newborn Drug-Withdrawal Tied to Prenatal Painkiller UseJanuary 13, 2016

Rise in 'neonatal abstinence syndrome' may be due to prescription narcotic use in pregnancy, expert says

Dementia Drug May Lower Risk of Falls Among Parkinson's PatientsJanuary 13, 2016

Those who took rivastigmine in study were 45 percent less likely to have an accident

Immune Cells Repair Damage to Blood-Brain Barrier in MiceJanuary 12, 2016

Researchers note that a commonly used blood thinner might undermine this process

Statins Aid Bypass Surgery Recovery, Research ShowsJanuary 12, 2016

Review of cholesterol-lowering drugs' use shows they cut risk of death or complications

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