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Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack September 30, 2016

For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

2nd Antibiotic Halves C-Section Infection Rate: Study September 29, 2016

Two medications are better than one, researchers say

'Artificial Pancreas' Approved for Type 1 Diabetes September 28, 2016

An automated delivery device for insulin

'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk September 28, 2016

Study also ties hormonal patches, IUDs to greater antidepressant use, especially in teens

FDA Approves 1st 'Artificial Pancreas' for Type 1 Diabetes September 28, 2016

Automated insulin delivery system will ease some of the burden of living with the condition

FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'? September 28, 2016

Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources September 28, 2016

If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

FDA's Cancer-Drug Reviewers Often Join Industry Later: Study September 28, 2016

Analysis raises concerns about regulators' ability to serve the public interest, researchers suggest

Countless Opioid Pills Unused by Dental-Surgery Patients September 27, 2016

Surplus may contribute to the opioid abuse epidemic, researchers say

Are There Alternatives to Statins? September 27, 2016

Dietary changes, other meds and even surgery also can help lower cholesterol levels, study finds

Amjevita OK'd to Treat Inflammatory Diseases September 26, 2016

For several arthritic and gastrointestinal conditions

How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactions September 24, 2016

Taking multiple medications and supplements could cause serious problems, FDA warns

Tamoxifen OK for Breast Cancer Patients Without Uterine Abnormalities: Study September 22, 2016

Pretreatment ultrasounds may reassure women about their uterine cancer risk, researchers say

Arthritis Drug May Help With Type of Hair Loss September 22, 2016

Researchers saw regrowth in patients with the autoimmune disease alopecia areata

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea a Growing U.S. Threat: CDC September 21, 2016

But new drug shows promise against sexually transmitted disease in early trials

Experimental Immune Cell Rx Shows Promise for Leukemia September 21, 2016

In preliminary trial, 4 out of 9 people with acute myeloid leukemia had complete remission

Organ Transplants Linked to Higher Skin Cancer Risk September 21, 2016

Experts say all recipients should have full-body skin evaluations after transplant surgery

Opioid Epidemic Costs U.S. $78.5 Billion Annually: CDC September 21, 2016

Economic burden includes health care, lost productivity and treatment programs

More Must Be Done to Fight 'Superbugs': U.S. Gov't Report September 20, 2016

Infectious disease experts say multipronged approach is needed

Early Introduction of Eggs, Peanuts May Cut Kids' Allergy Risk: Study September 20, 2016

Allergy specialist suggests existing guidelines on introducing foods may be outdated

Shedding Light on Low Male Libido September 20, 2016

In small study, half-hour of bright light each morning boosted testosterone levels, sexual satisfaction

CDC: Too Many Antibiotics Still Being Prescribed in U.S. September 19, 2016

United Nations to discuss duel problems -- overuse and lack of access

FDA OKs 1st Drug to Treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy September 19, 2016

Exondys 51 seems to fill unmet need for devastating childhood disease, agency says

First Drug Approved for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy September 19, 2016

Exondys 51 sanctioned for certain gene mutation

Codeine Not Safe for Kids, Pediatricians Warn September 19, 2016

How it is metabolized is too unpredictable, could cause death, report finds

Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study September 16, 2016

And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

Balloon Device Approved for Eustachian Tube Problems September 16, 2016

Designed to relieve pain or clogged sensations in ear

Do States With Medical Marijuana Have Less Opioid Abuse? September 15, 2016

Study of fatal car crashes finds fewer linked to opioids where medical pot is legal, but some experts are critical of the research

Minorities Less Likely to Get Clot-Clearing Stroke Drug September 14, 2016

But study couldn't determine why white male patients were more likely to get tPA in hospital

Gel Antibiotic: An Easier Ear Infection Treatment Someday? September 14, 2016

One-time application was highly effective in animal trials, but more study needed, researchers say

Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness September 14, 2016

Surgery permanently reshapes eye's cornea

Bodybuilders' Steroid Abuse Linked to Pre-Diabetic Condition September 14, 2016

Misuse of these drugs may interfere with how the body uses the hormone insulin, research shows

1 in 4 Medicare Patients Uses Blood Pressure Meds Incorrectly September 13, 2016

The lifesaving drugs 'only work if they are taken,' CDC director says

Smokers' Perceptions May Play Role in Addiction September 13, 2016

They were more affected by nicotine when they thought it was present in a cigarette, study showed

Makeup of Germs in Newborn's Gut May Triple Allergy, Asthma Risk September 13, 2016

Study finds abnormality present in 10 percent of kids seems to undermine immune function

Most on Opioid Painkillers OK With Getting Overdose Antidote: Survey September 13, 2016

More than a third said it improved their drug-taking behavior

Many With Diabetes Missing Out on Statins September 12, 2016

2 in 5 middle-aged patients don't get the cholesterol-cutting drugs, despite recommendations to do so, study finds

Dosing Errors Common With Kids' Liquid Meds September 12, 2016

Parents make fewer mistakes using oral syringes compared to cups, study finds

What New Moms Need to Know About Pumping Breast Milk September 11, 2016

Use these safety tips to protect your baby from disease-causing germs

Connecticut Toddler Latest U.S. Case of 'Superbug' September 09, 2016

But like 3 other infections reported earlier, it did not spread beyond the original patient

FDA Warns Ovarian Cancer Tests Not Reliable September 09, 2016

May delay preventive therapies for high-risk women, spur unnecessary procedures in some without cancer

College Students Using More Pot, Fewer Opioids September 08, 2016

Nearly 5 percent use marijuana daily, survey finds

Intensive Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Can Extend Survival: Study September 08, 2016

Researchers also found lower risk of complications such as heart and kidney disease, vision problems

Immune-Based Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition September 07, 2016

Humira reduced inflammation that can lead to vision loss, researchers say

New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma September 07, 2016

Benralizumab significantly cuts respiratory attacks, two trials show

Are Birth Control Pills Tied to Decline in Ovarian Cancer Deaths? September 07, 2016

Rates down 16 percent in U.S., 8 percent in Canada, and 10 percent in Europe over a decade: study

Antibiotics Before Age 2 May Be Linked to Allergies Later September 06, 2016

Risk rose for hay fever, eczema, study suggests

Clot Retrieval Device Approval Expanded September 06, 2016

Instruments help avoid disability among stroke patients

Older Drug May Help Type 1 Diabetics' Heart Health September 06, 2016

Metformin appears to have cardiovascular benefits, researchers report

FDA Cracks Down on Antibacterial Soaps September 02, 2016

Says the products are no better than traditional soap, and may pose risk of bacterial resistance

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