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Following Blood Pressure Guidelines Saves Lives, Dollars: Study January 29, 2015

Investing in treatment strategies would yield both health and economic benefits, researcher says

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn January 29, 2015

Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week

Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds January 29, 2015

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis

Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC Says January 29, 2015

Not taking medications as prescribed can have serious health consequences, experts note

Do Pregnant Women Need High Blood Pressure Treatment? January 28, 2015

Controlling blood pressure doesn't seem to affect baby, but may prevent problems for mom

Have Insurers Found Way Around Obamacare 'Pre-Existing Conditions' Rule? January 28, 2015

Analysis suggests hiking drug co-pays may help eliminate people with certain illnesses

Study Underscores Power of Placebo Effect January 28, 2015

Parkinson's patients given fake drugs fared better on 'more expensive' medication

ADHD Linked to Earlier Use of Illicit Drugs in Teens: Study January 28, 2015

But one expert stressed that treatment for the disorder may curb those impulses

72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says January 28, 2015

Agency vows action to boost the effectiveness of the life-saving devices

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret January 27, 2015

But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

Female Hormone Disorder Linked to Numerous Health Conditions January 27, 2015

Study found women with polycystic ovary syndrome more likely to be hospitalized for variety of reasons

Generic Form of Nexium Approved January 26, 2015

Drug used to ease chronic heartburn

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium January 26, 2015

The proton pump inhibitor reduces amount of acid in the stomach

Certain Allergy, Depression Meds Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia January 26, 2015

Class of drugs interferes with a key brain chemical, but study can't prove cause-and-effect

New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved January 26, 2015

Bexsero prevents deadly infection of spinal cord lining

Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium January 26, 2015

Drug is for people with insufficient parathyroid hormone

Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study January 26, 2015

Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say

Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana January 26, 2015

American Academy of Pediatrics says drug has potential to harm children

Many Women of Childbearing Age Take Narcotic Painkillers: CDC January 22, 2015

If they become pregnant, birth defects and preterm birth are possible risks

Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study January 22, 2015

Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug January 21, 2015

Cosentyx blocks protein involved in inflammatory response of disease

New Psoriasis Drug Approved January 21, 2015

Cosentyx hinders protein that spurs skin inflammation

Experts See Place for Weight-Loss Drugs in Obesity Treatment January 20, 2015

But diet and exercise are also key tools, according to new Endocrine Society guidelines

Study Rates Migraine Medications January 20, 2015

Findings will be basis of new guidelines on treatments for debilitating headaches

Ulcer Bacteria Tied to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk in Women January 20, 2015

Study suggests infection with H. pylori bug may be somewhat protective

Poor Sleep Tied to More Drinking, Drug Use by Teens January 16, 2015

That increases chances of accidents, injuries and unplanned pregnancies, study says

Many Americans Who Drink Also Take Prescription Medications: Study January 16, 2015

But researchers couldn't determine if people surveyed were using both simultaneously

New Form of Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Risks for Gay Men January 16, 2015

Study warns that revised versions are more like dangerous 'huffing' solvents

Environment Trumps Genes at Shaping Immune System: Study January 15, 2015

In twins study, microbes, toxins, diet and dental hygiene explained 75 percent of differences

Neural Tube Defects, Such as Spina Bifida, on the Decline: CDC January 15, 2015

Experts cite mandatory fortification of grain products with folic acid, but not enough women get the B vitamin

Only 23 Percent Protection From This Year's Flu Vaccine January 15, 2015

CDC urges early antiviral treatment if symptoms appear

U.S. Painkiller Abuse 'Epidemic' May Be Declining, Study Says January 14, 2015

But some people have switched to heroin

ADHD Drug Might Help Treat Binge-Eating Disorder, Study Suggests January 14, 2015

But therapy is preferable to medication, one expert says

FDA Approves New Device to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

It sends electrical signals to nerves near the stomach to make a person feel full

Stimulation Device Approved to Treat Obesity January 14, 2015

Targets nerve between brain and stomach that regulates hunger

Vitamin D May Boost Colon Cancer Survival, Study Finds January 12, 2015

But experts aren't suggesting patients strive for higher-than-normal levels

Are Seniors With Diabetes Overtreated? January 12, 2015

Very tight blood sugar control can pose problems without benefits, study says

Cancer Survivors May Struggle for Years With Mental, Physical Problems January 12, 2015

Survey finds financial health often suffers, too

Tips for Steering Clear of Flu January 09, 2015

It's not too late to get vaccinated, doctors stress

Blood-Thinning Drug Savaysa Approved January 09, 2015

Designed to treat dangerous clots and prevent stroke

FDA OKs New Anti-Clotting Drug for Heart Rhythm Disorder January 09, 2015

Savaysa works like warfarin but carries less bleeding risk

Advisers Endorse HPV Test for Cervical Cancer Checks January 09, 2015

Two groups call it an effective alternative to the Pap test, but another group disagrees

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study January 08, 2015

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

Cancer Groups Urge More Regulation of E-Cigarettes January 08, 2015

Say too little is known about potential health hazards of 'vaping' devices

Herceptin May Benefit Some Women With Early Breast Cancer January 07, 2015

Drug-chemo combo yields low rate of recurrence after three years, study says

New Antibiotic May Combat Resistant Bacteria January 07, 2015

Teixobactin shows promise in early experiments, researchers say

Could Quitting Smoking Be Easier for Women Just After Ovulation? January 07, 2015

Hormonal fluctuations might play a role in cravings, researchers say

Drug for Bladder Problems May Help Control Weight, Too January 06, 2015

But small study showed increase in heart rate in young, lean volunteers

Knee Arthritis Drugs Beat Placebos, but Study Finds No Clear Winner January 06, 2015

Injections were rated slightly more effective at fighting pain than pills

Bad Flu Season Getting Worse, CDC Says January 05, 2015

43 states reporting widespread influenza activity and 21 child deaths

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