Page 1 of 58, 2867 articles total

Don't Give Heart-Healthy Patients Blood Pressure Drugs Before Surgery: Study May 27, 2015

But those with three or four heart risk factors may benefit from getting beta-blockers

Newer Birth Control Pills May Slightly Raise Blood Clot Risk May 27, 2015

Study finds effect with brands such as Yaz, Yasmin and Desogen, but risk to any one user remains very low

Blood Pressure Vaccine Shows Promise in Rats May 26, 2015

Experimental treatment might benefit people who forget to take meds, researcher says

Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC May 22, 2015

At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

More Babies Born to Mothers Addicted to Pain Meds May 22, 2015

Also rising are costs to treat infants' withdrawal symptoms, study says

Vitamin D Levels Tied to Survival in Seriously Ill Cats May 21, 2015

Finding may eventually lead to test that helps determine a pet's prognosis

Pet Geckos May Pose Health Risk May 21, 2015

Researchers detect antibiotic-resistant bacteria in lizards from Indonesia

Improper Antibiotic Use Often Due to Misdiagnosis: Study May 20, 2015

Identifying illness correctly is key to drugs' effectiveness, researcher says

More U.S. Kids Getting Mental Health Treatment May 20, 2015

But most of that increase has been among patients who have less serious illness

Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High' May 20, 2015

Experiment in unventilated room found some intoxication by those who weren't smoking marijuana

Cholesterol Drugs May Lower Stroke Risk for Healthy Older Adults May 20, 2015

Statins and fibrates both drop chances by about one-third, study suggests

Steroids No Better for Sciatica Pain Than Placebo, Study Finds May 19, 2015

But taking prednisone was tied to small improvements in ability to perform daily activities

Antidepressants Ease Postpartum Depression, Study Finds May 19, 2015

But breast-feeding moms should talk with doctor about risks and benefits of drugs, researchers say

Hormone Therapy for Menopause Linked to Gastrointestinal Bleeding May 19, 2015

Risk of a type of colitis increased somewhat for current HRT users, study found

Medical Pot-Painkiller Combo Isn't Always Recipe for Abuse May 18, 2015

But researchers say doctors should be kept informed of dual usage

It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics May 18, 2015

While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs

FDA Issues Warning for Type 2 Diabetes Drugs May 18, 2015

SGLT2 inhibitors linked to potentially fatal condition called ketoacidosis

Combo Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise May 18, 2015

Researchers say therapy could help 15,000 people in United States alone

Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten May 15, 2015

Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

Multiple ER Visits Linked to Risk of Prescription-Drug Overdose Death May 14, 2015

Researcher sees 'important window' of opportunity for intervention

Early Chemo May Boost Survival in Advanced Prostate Cancer May 14, 2015

Study found combination with hormone therapy extended life by almost a year

U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC May 14, 2015

But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

ERs See Spike in Narcotic Painkiller Abuse Cases May 14, 2015

U.S. report found problem was greatest among women and patients 55 and older

Vitamin Supplement Linked to Reduction in Skin Cancer Risk May 13, 2015

Preliminary Australian study saw association between nicotinamide and lower rates

Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy May Help Some Prostate Cancer Patients May 13, 2015

Study found five-year death risk was 50 percent lower in combo-treatment group

Immune System Genes May Change With the Seasons: Study May 12, 2015

Altered activity could explain why some diseases are worse in some months than others, researchers say

Parkinson's Protein May Spur Immune Response May 12, 2015

Researchers say more work needs to be done to understand findings

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer May Impair Thinking May 12, 2015

Men with a particular gene mutation suffered most, study finds

How Amphetamines, Cocaine Harm the Brain May 12, 2015

Scientists say they have the answer, possibly paving way for treatments

New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings May 12, 2015

In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study May 11, 2015

Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

Antibiotic-Resistant Typhoid Spreading Across Asia, Africa May 11, 2015

Areas lacking clean water, effective sanitation most at risk, experts say

Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study May 08, 2015

But exact reason why isn't known, experts say

Avelox Approved for Plague May 08, 2015

Deadly bacteria could be used as bioterror agent

Vitamin D Supplements Might Help Some Lose Weight May 08, 2015

Italian study suggests that daily pill may boost dieting efforts in those already low in the nutrient

Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC May 07, 2015

About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

Statins May Slow Prostate Cancer Progression: Study May 07, 2015

But more trials are needed to confirm benefits, experts say

J&J to Rely on Bioethicists for Guidance on New Drugs for Dying Patients May 07, 2015

Terminally ill often have limited access to experimental medications

Little Risk of Vitamin D Toxicity, Study Says May 06, 2015

Concerns about high calcium blood levels led to 10-year study

Heart Drug Digoxin May Not Be Best for Some Heart Patients May 05, 2015

Review found it was tied to early death risk in those with irregular heartbeat, heart failure

Fecal Transplant Helps Fight Off Dangerous Gut Infection: Review May 04, 2015

Treatment effective for recurrent disease, research shows

Device May Pose Dangers for Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study May 04, 2015

Off-label use of Lariat resulted in handful of cases where lifesaving surgery was needed or patient died

ER Doctors Cautious When Prescribing Narcotic Painkillers: Study May 04, 2015

They're dispensing lower number of pills, using meds that carry less overdose risk

Can Statins Help Lower Lung Cancer Death Risk? May 01, 2015

Small reduction seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs, but study couldn't prove cause-and-effect link

Raplixa Approved to Control Surgical Bleeding May 01, 2015

Spray-dried product promotes clotting when other methods are 'ineffective or impractical'

Heroin Use Surges Among Whites Who Abuse Prescription Painkillers April 30, 2015

Efforts to curb illicit drug use should target this population, researchers say

Cloudy Climes May Up Risk of Pancreatic Cancer: Study April 30, 2015

Shortage of vitamin D may be to blame

Coming Soon: A Test to Gauge Your Obesity Risk? April 30, 2015

Certain digestive byproducts could point to trouble, best treatments -- someday, researchers say

Knowledge Is Power for Patients With Heart Failure April 29, 2015

Death rates may be higher for those lacking clear grasp of doctor's instructions, study suggests

Kybella Approved for Double Chin April 29, 2015

Drug mimics body's own fat-destroying chemical

NAVIGATION WE ARE HERE TO HELP YOU! STAY CONNECTED Like Tweet Share Pin it Follow