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Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be BadApril 28, 2016

Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollApril 28, 2016

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

Got Unwanted Pills? Drug Take-Back Day Is April 30April 28, 2016

National effort coordinates drop-off sites to keep prescriptions out of the hands of abusers

1 in 4 Hospitalized Newborns Gets Heartburn Drugs, Despite RisksApril 27, 2016

Study shows use is common, but prior research suggests a danger to babies

Statins Might Not Lower Colon Cancer Risk: StudyApril 26, 2016

But cholesterol levels may be associated with reduced chance of disease

Drug for Yeast Infections May Raise Miscarriage Risk, FDA WarnsApril 26, 2016

Agency recommends alternatives to fluconazole for mothers-to-be until its review is complete

Pharmacists Can Manage Some Chronic Conditions Effectively, Study SuggestsApril 25, 2016

But it's not clear if they could reduce symptoms more or help you live longer than your doctor can

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study FindsApril 25, 2016

Timing of shifts, at puberty and menopause, suggest that estrogen is steering changes, researcher says

Contraception Safety Program for Acne Drug Failing in CanadaApril 25, 2016

Accutane raises risk of birth defects, but many women taking it don't follow guidelines to avoid pregnancy, study finds

Mixing Lab Mice With Pet Store Peers Might Boost ResearchApril 20, 2016

Immune systems of rodents used in science could benefit, researchers say

Warfarin Can Be Safe, Effective for People With Irregular HeartbeatApril 20, 2016

Study supports well-managed use of the cheap, standby drug, but one expert prefers newer blood thinners

Gene Therapy May Offer Hope for 'Bubble Boy' DiseaseApril 20, 2016

Preliminary research tries new approach to rebuild the immune system

Can Certain Allergy Meds Worsen Restless Legs Syndrome?April 19, 2016

Some over-the-counter antihistamines might cause painful sensations that disrupt sleep, expert says

FDA Launches Ad Campaign Against Chewing TobaccoApril 19, 2016

Health officials targeting rural teens with messages about health risks of smokeless tobacco products

Metformin Safer for Heart Than Other Common Type 2 Diabetes Drugs: StudyApril 18, 2016

Large analysis found up to 40 percent lower risk of heart disease death versus sulfonylureas

Drug Seems to Extend Survival for Advanced Melanoma PatientsApril 18, 2016

One-third of study participants lived 5 years or more after starting treatment

Generic Hepatitis C Drugs as Effective as Pricey Brand Names: StudyApril 18, 2016

Inexpensive antivirals could be a game-changer in many countries, researchers say

Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need HelpApril 18, 2016

Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death RiskApril 15, 2016

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

Common Heartburn Drugs Linked to Kidney Disease in StudyApril 14, 2016

But finding can't show whether drugs are directly responsible

One-a-Day Anti-Seizure Drug Shows Promise for People With EpilepsyApril 14, 2016

Eslicarbazepine may make management easier, safer for people with the disorder, researchers say

Antibiotics in Animal Feed Contribute to Drug-Resistant Germs: StudyApril 14, 2016

Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

No Drop in Teen Use of Tobacco Products, CDC Says, and E-Cigs May Be WhyApril 14, 2016

Electronic smoking devices have now eclipsed traditional cigarettes as most widely used product among kids

Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic AcidApril 14, 2016

Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

Hepatitis C Therapy May Reduce Need for Liver TransplantsApril 14, 2016

If findings are confirmed, treatment could cut number of patients on waiting lists, researchers say

Allergy Med Might Also Fight MS-Linked Eye DamageApril 12, 2016

Vision improvement with clemastine fumarate appears modest but results are promising, researcher says

Doctors Often Overestimate Promise of Newly Approved DrugsApril 12, 2016

Many misinterpret FDA 'breakthrough' designation, survey finds

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to DepressionApril 11, 2016

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

Venclexta Approved for Specific Genetic Blood CancerApril 11, 2016

A form of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Ridding U.S. of Hepatitis B, C as 'Public Health Problem' Possible: ExpertsApril 11, 2016

Vaccine for hepatitis B and drugs that cure hepatitis C infection are giving health officials new hope

Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your LifespanApril 11, 2016

Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

Health Tip: Lower Your Risk of Drug InteractionsApril 11, 2016

Discuss all meds with your doctor

First Wire-Free Pacemaker ApprovedApril 08, 2016

Treats irregular heartbeat without wired leads

FDA OKs 'Containment' Bag for Certain Uterine SurgeriesApril 07, 2016

But most women aren't candidates for morcellation procedure because of cancer risk, agency says

FDA Approves First Wire-Free PacemakerApril 07, 2016

Heart experts explain that wire lead in typical pacemakers can malfunction and need repair

Stimulant, Banned From Sports, Found in Dietary Supplements in U.S.April 07, 2016

FDA has warned makers of 8 products containing oxilofrine, or methylsynephrine

Inflectra Approved as 'Biosimilar' to RemicadeApril 06, 2016

For adults with Crohn's, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis

Opioid Painkiller May Be New Treatment for Heroin AddictsApril 06, 2016

Study finds hydromorphone an effective, widely available, licensed choice

Pot Use During Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight BabiesApril 06, 2016

Study also finds raised risk of newborns needing intensive care, but it doesn't prove cause-and-effect

FDA: 2 Diabetes Drugs May Be Linked to Heart Failure RiskApril 05, 2016

Warning pertains to drugs containing saxagliptin or alogliptin

Cost of Insulin Rises Threefold in Just a Decade: StudyApril 05, 2016

Since 2010, per-person costs topped spending on all other diabetes drugs combined

Vitamin D Boosts Heart Function in StudyApril 05, 2016

When given to heart failure patients, it improved organ's pumping ability, researchers say

Tanning May Limit Skin's Ability to Produce Vitamin D: StudyApril 04, 2016

Even those with significant sun exposure can have low levels of this essential vitamin, research shows

FDA Suggests Limit for Arsenic in Infant Rice CerealApril 01, 2016

The element occurs naturally in soil and water; rice plants absorb it more than other crops, agency says

Could ADHD Drugs Lower Kids' Bone Density?April 01, 2016

Study raises questions about bone health of young people taking meds like Ritalin and Adderall

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, DepressionApril 01, 2016

5 years of data show 15 percent of kids diagnosed with mental health condition; most prescribed drugs

Diabetes Meds Vary in Safety and Effectiveness, Study ShowsMarch 31, 2016

Every drug or drug combo for type 2 disease has its benefits and risks, British team says

Fridge-Sized Machine Makes Prescription Drugs 'On Demand'March 31, 2016

Technological advance produced thousands of doses a day; could be used on battlefields, during epidemics, scientists say

Experimental Drug for Rheumatoid Arthritis Shows PromiseMarch 31, 2016

Baricitinib helped patients who failed other treatments, researchers find

Study: Longer-Term Antibiotics Won't Ease 'Chronic Lyme Disease'March 30, 2016

Dutch trial is latest to show no benefit from extended treatment, but finding unlikely to end the controversy

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