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Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study November 25, 2015

Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds November 25, 2015

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

Drug Helps Those With Tough-to-Treat Schizophrenia: Study November 25, 2015

Clozapine already approved for use after other antipsychotics don't work

New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Shows Early Promise November 25, 2015

Trial finds that immune-based therapy is safe; further trial on effectiveness is planned

Retail Prices of Dermatology Drugs Skyrocket November 25, 2015

Study reveals quintupling of prices over six years

Heart Disease Doesn't Take a Holiday November 25, 2015

Don't forget to take your meds with you when you travel, expert says

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds November 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

More Could Benefit from HIV Prevention Pill Truvada November 24, 2015

Medication can prevent infection with the virus in people at high risk

Portrazza Approved for Advanced Lung Cancer November 24, 2015

The top cause of cancer death in the United States

Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Denied to Almost Half of Medicaid Patients: Study November 24, 2015

But another study shows treating all infections would save more than $3 billion in long run

Opdivo Approved for Advanced Kidney Cancer November 24, 2015

More than 14,000 projected to die from disease this year

Anthrax Vaccine Approval Expanded November 24, 2015

Now sanctioned for adults 18 to 65 with known or suspected exposure

Doctors' Group Urges Greater Use of Generic Drugs November 23, 2015

Lower-cost options are usually just as safe and effective, experts say

ADHD Medications Linked to Sleep Problems in Kids November 23, 2015

Review of studies finds drugs like Ritalin, Adderall may create sleep woes for some

Yoga May Boost Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients November 20, 2015

Small study shows those undergoing radiation therapy had fewer side effects, less fatigue

Kids Who Take ADHD Meds More Likely to Be Bullied, Study Finds November 20, 2015

Odds rose even higher if child sold or gave away the drugs

Narcan Nasal Spray Approved to Counter Narcotic Painkiller Overdose November 19, 2015

First-of-its-kind drug sanctioned to reverse effects of heroin or oxycodone use

Drug Overdose Rates Soaring Among U.S. Youth November 19, 2015

Report finds prescription painkillers, heroin largely to blame, with some states hit especially hard

FDA Approves Nasal Spray to Reverse Narcotic Painkiller Overdose November 19, 2015

Drug marketed as Narcan offers new treatment option for family members or first responders

Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval November 19, 2015

It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

Scientists Spot Gene That Could Make Bacteria Resistant to All Antibiotics November 19, 2015

The DNA has emerged in germs infecting people and pigs in China, researchers warn

Could Viagra Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Those at Risk? November 18, 2015

Small trial suggests the drug might help, but much more study is needed

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too November 18, 2015

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder could have broader application, study finds

New Clues to Easing Side Effects From Parkinson's Drug November 18, 2015

Studies in mice, monkeys point to a compound that might lessen levodopa's debilitating effects

Almost 1 in 10 Americans Has Lifelong Drug Problem November 18, 2015

Federal study suggests only about one-quarter seek treatment for addiction

When Antibiotics Are Needed November 18, 2015

'Get Smart' tips from an expert to prevent their overuse

Charges Filed Against Makers of Nutritional Supplements November 18, 2015

One company in nationwide sweep sold products with ingredient that caused liver damage, FDA says

More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids November 17, 2015

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes November 17, 2015

Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

Leading Doctors' Group Wants to Ban Prescription Drug Ads November 17, 2015

Barrage of consumer-directed advertising drives up health costs, American Medical Association says

Darzalex Approved for Multiple Myeloma November 16, 2015

For people who have received other treatments

Preventive HIV Treatment Shown Effective at Health Clinics November 16, 2015

New research finds just two people out of more than 400 became infected in a year

Pediatricians' Group Urges Cuts in Antibiotic Use in Livestock November 16, 2015

Widespread practice is boosting bacterial resistance to drugs, putting kids in danger, AAP says

Doctors Save Life of U.S. Child With Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis November 16, 2015

Case highlights growing threat of strain of the lung disease that doesn't respond to multiple antibiotics

Medicines Last as Long in Space as Here on Earth: Study November 13, 2015

But more research needed to determine whether drugs would degrade on longer missions

FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules November 13, 2015

Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

Vitamin D Deficiency Might Be Tied to Erectile Dysfunction November 13, 2015

Men with low levels of 'sunshine vitamin' more likely to be impotent, study suggests

Type 1 Diabetes: An Unrelenting Disease November 13, 2015

How the blood sugar condition constantly affects daily living

Scientists Pinpoint What Level of Vitamin D Promotes Heart Health November 12, 2015

Though it is lower than traditionally thought, many people still deficient, researchers say

Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration November 12, 2015

But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

Nearly Half of Americans With High Blood Pressure Not Controlling It: CDC November 12, 2015

Big part of the problem is getting people to take medications, stick with them, experts say

Swiss Report Highlights Danger of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis November 11, 2015

Cases where the infection isn't thwarted by existing antibiotics are surfacing, researcher says

Angioplasty May Not Boost Survival for Some Heart Disease Patients November 11, 2015

Most people should try medication plus lifestyle changes first, experts say

Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study November 11, 2015

Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels November 11, 2015

Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

Newborn Probiotic Use Tied to Lower Risk of Type 1 Diabetes November 11, 2015

But association was only found in those with the highest genetic risk of the disease

Childhood Cancer Tied to Raised Risk for Other Ills in Adult Life November 11, 2015

Study found upped odds for diabetes, autoimmune disorders decades later

Side Effects Cause Some to Stop Taking Blood Thinner Brilinta November 10, 2015

Bleeding, shortness of breath were among problems patients cited in study

Cotellic Approved for Advanced Melanoma November 10, 2015

Nearly 10,000 projected to die this year from deadly skin cancer

Heart Valve Patients Who Manage Their Own Blood Thinners May Do Better November 10, 2015

Study found self-monitoring was linked to a lower risk of death after 5 years