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Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds October 01, 2014

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

Gene Study Finds No Proof Vitamin D Guards Against Type 2 Diabetes October 01, 2014

Some past research had suggested a possible benefit against the disease

Head Injuries May Raise Chances of Risky Behavior by Teens September 30, 2014

Study found adolescents were more likely to smoke, drink, have poor grades after bad concussion

Fish Oil Supplements Have Little Effect on Irregular Heartbeat: Study September 30, 2014

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk for stroke, researchers note

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says September 30, 2014

Drug should remain standard of care for HER2-positive tumors, doctors say

Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines September 29, 2014

Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says

Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says September 29, 2014

Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim September 29, 2014

Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer September 29, 2014

Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday September 27, 2014

Sites will accept medicines no longer needed that pose risks if accidentally consumed, stolen, misused

Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia September 26, 2014

But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

Many Kids With ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy September 25, 2014

Study finds just one in four taking medication gets additional treatment

Common Painkillers Tied to Blood Clot Risk, Study Suggests September 25, 2014

NSAID medicines include aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen/Aleve

Kids Taking ADHD Drugs Get Little Psychotherapy: Study September 23, 2014

Researchers find rates vary widely by county in U.S.

FDA Warns Doctors of Danger From Fake Drugs September 23, 2014

Health care providers ordering meds should view 'too good to be true' offers with suspicion, agency says

Report Identifies Game Changers for U.S. Health Care September 23, 2014

Recent innovations, developments may transform direction of patient care in next decade, researchers say

Blood Test for Yeast Infections Approved September 23, 2014

Rare infections primarily affect people with weakened immune systems

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Help After Certain Strokes September 23, 2014

Statins appear to boost survival rates after bleeding in the brain, study reports

Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says September 22, 2014

New treatments might aid those who can't tolerate medications

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients September 22, 2014

Medicine tied to lower thyroid-stimulating hormone levels in those with underactive thyroid

Could Low Iron Intake During Pregnancy Raise Autism Risk? September 22, 2014

Study reinforces benefits of taking supplements as recommended

Trulicity Approved for Type 2 Diabetes September 19, 2014

New drug helps regulate blood sugar

Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study September 19, 2014

But keeping blood pressure in check does, researchers say

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes September 19, 2014

Trulicity helps lower blood sugar levels when used alone or with other medications, agency says

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says September 18, 2014

Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts September 18, 2014

Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

Obama Calls for National Plan to Fight Antibiotic Resistance September 18, 2014

Task force created to craft a strategy to track, vanquish superbugs

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says September 18, 2014

Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report September 18, 2014

Latest count suggests outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread as fast as health experts had feared

FDA Panel: Limit Testosterone Drug Use September 18, 2014

Joint committee also calls for drug makers to run heart-risk tests on popular 'Low T' products

Researchers Discover How Bacteria Resist Antibiotics in Hospitals September 17, 2014

Spotting infected patients, disinfecting hospitals key to curbing spread of resistant bacteria, experts say

FDA to Probe Testosterone Therapy Claims, Safety September 17, 2014

Joint committee to consider whether 'Low T' products are overprescribed and whether treatment raises heart risks

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies September 16, 2014

Magnesium sulfate still useful in short term for helping to reduce risk of cerebral palsy, study says

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective September 16, 2014

Analysis of studies shows almost all strategies have similar outcomes, Canadian researchers report

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC September 16, 2014

Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report September 16, 2014

But aging population and increasing obesity threaten progress

Movantik Approved for Constipation From Opioids September 16, 2014

Painkillers frequently cause irregularity

Obama Steps Up Aid to Fight Ebola in West Africa September 16, 2014

World Health Organization warns threat grows by the day

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence September 16, 2014

Pelvic muscle exercises, bladder training and weight loss can help, doctors say

Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds September 16, 2014

Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study September 15, 2014

Higher use of cheaper types of cholesterol-lowering drugs led to a lower risk of heart problems

Male Pattern Baldness Tied to Prostate Cancer, Study Suggests September 15, 2014

Testosterone might be the link between the two, but more research needed to prove a connection

Heart Attack Patients Face Greater Death Risk if Any Treatment Step Missed: Study September 15, 2014

British researchers outline 9 critical components of hospital care

Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds September 15, 2014

More than 11 million prescriptions may be unnecessary, researchers say

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC September 15, 2014

Narcotic painkillers, addiction medications and sedatives top the list

American Ebola Patient Gets Appetite Back September 15, 2014

Doctors at Nebraska hospital where Dr. Rick Sacra is being treated said he has eaten ice cream

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds September 12, 2014

Patients with type 2 disease were less likely to gain weight, suffer dangerous drops in blood sugar levels

American Ebola Survivor Gives Blood to Infected Health-Care Colleague September 12, 2014

The hope is antibodies in the survivor's blood will help fight the often deadly virus in the recipient

Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study September 11, 2014

Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say

Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD September 11, 2014

Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds

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