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Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts July 28, 2014

Hormone replacement started soon after menopause wasn't linked to hardening of the arteries in study

FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia July 28, 2014

People with CLL and a specific genetic anomaly can now get the therapy

Could 'Phone Care' Ring in New Approach to Pain Relief? July 15, 2014

Study finds significant improvement in patients assigned to 'telecare' management

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery July 15, 2014

Close monitoring enough for most of these patients, study says

Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color July 14, 2014

Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes

Men With Prostate Cancer May Not Always Get Best Advice July 14, 2014

Doctors suggest widely varying treatments; second opinion vital, experts say

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study July 14, 2014

Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only

FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids July 14, 2014

No guarantee that devices won't increase chances of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman's body, experts say

Mississippi Girl Thought Cured of HIV Shows Signs of Infection July 11, 2014

After more than two years of no drug therapy, she's back on medication; development disappoints doctors, researchers

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials July 10, 2014

Dupilumab eased severity of itching, lesions for those suffering chronic cases of skin disease

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women July 09, 2014

It produced lower 5-year recurrence rates compared to tamoxifen, but didn't boost overall survival, study finds

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study July 09, 2014

Letrozole improves pregnancy rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome, researcher says

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials July 09, 2014

Secukinumab appears more effective than current popular treatment, study says

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit July 08, 2014

Study finds drug Chantix plus nicotine patch beats use of the patch alone

More Painkillers May Raise Heart Risks for Older Women: Review July 08, 2014

Class of drugs that includes naproxen linked to increased chance of heart attack, stroke, but finding not conclusive

Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen July 04, 2014

Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say

ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds July 03, 2014

But problems are rare, findings should not cause alarm, experts say

Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain July 03, 2014

MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

Beleodaq Approved for Aggressive non-Hodgkin Lymphoma July 03, 2014

When lymph nodes become cancerous

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later July 03, 2014

Young adults who adopt healthier lifestyle can cut their heart disease risk, researchers say

Steroid Shots May Not Help Back Pain July 02, 2014

Exercise or surgery might be better options for narrowing of the spinal canal, researchers report

Latest Study Finds No Link Between Testosterone Supplements, Heart Attack July 02, 2014

Finding runs counter to some prior reports; much larger trials are needed, experts say

Many Teens May Get Several Pro-Marijuana Tweets a Day July 02, 2014

Twitter might be influencing young people's opinions of the drug, study suggests

Liver Cancer Drug Fails to Live Up to Early Promise July 01, 2014

Everolimus didn't improve survival for people with advanced liver disease, study finds

Anemia Treatments Don't Boost Recovery From Brain Injury, Study Finds July 01, 2014

Medication to boost red blood cells, more blood transfusions made no difference in outcomes

Antibiotic Resistance Among Foodborne-Illness Germs a Mixed Bag: CDC July 01, 2014

Report found reduced resistance to treatments with some bugs, more resistance among others

Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC July 01, 2014

Death toll can be reduced with better oversight, agency says, citing success in Florida

HIV Patients Less Likely to Get Cancer Treatment: Study July 01, 2014

Challenges in managing side effects may prompt some doctors to treat tumors less aggressively, researchers suggest

Treatment for Heroin Addiction Should Continue After Hospital Discharge: Study July 01, 2014

Relapse rates lower if people got both inpatient and outpatient therapy, researchers report

Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk June 30, 2014

Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

HIV Prevention Drug Truvada Might Lower Genital Herpes Risk, Too June 30, 2014

But effect isn't strong enough to make it a stand-alone preventive treatment for herpes, expert says

Many U.S. Vets Suffer Chronic Pain, Take Narcotic Painkillers: Study June 30, 2014

Better pain management techniques needed, researchers say

Inhaled Medication Afrezza Approved to Treat Diabetes June 30, 2014

A rapid-acting inhaled insulin

Kids With ADHD More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Analysis June 30, 2014

But researchers also found that medications used to treat disorder not part of increased risk

FDA Approves Inhaled Diabetes Medication June 30, 2014

Afrezza is taken at mealtimes, along with long-acting insulin or standard diabetes pills

Numbing Medications Can Harm Teething Babies, FDA Warns June 26, 2014

Products containing lidocaine or benzocaine have been linked to serious illness and even death, agency says

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to High Blood Pressure June 26, 2014

Researchers recommend more studies to see if vitamin D supplements can lower pressure

Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-to-Date June 25, 2014

Important safety additions may be lacking, researchers say

Some Acne Products Can Trigger Severe Allergic Reactions: FDA June 25, 2014

In rare instances, reactions are potentially life-threatening, agency says

Hepatitis C Infection May Have 'Silver Lining' for Transplant Patients June 25, 2014

Infected people who need new organ might have less need for immune-suppressing drugs, study finds

Blood Pressure Kiosks May Not Always Give Accurate Readings June 24, 2014

FDA experts warn that if the cuff is too small or too large for your arm, the results may not be reliable

Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report June 24, 2014

Marijuana more common among younger drivers, prescription drugs among older drivers

People With Heart Disease, Diabetes May Be More Likely to Stay on Statins June 23, 2014

Study also finds former smokers, overweight better at taking cholesterol-lowering drugs as prescribed

Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections June 23, 2014

Antibiotic can be injected or taken as a pill

Testosterone Products Must Warn About Risk of Venous Clots: FDA June 20, 2014

Announcement comes as agency continues broader review of the popular supplements' effects on heart

No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study June 20, 2014

'Rigorous' Swedish research compared behavior when patients were on or off the stimulant drugs

FDA: Bee Pollen Weight Loss Products Pose Health Risks June 20, 2014

Some contain undeclared ingredients that can harm people with high blood pressure, other ailments, agency says

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug June 20, 2014

Finding points to possible treatment for condition called alopecia universalis

Sharp Rise in 'Meth'-Linked ER Visits in U.S., Study Shows June 19, 2014

Resurgence in abuse cases reverses a decline noted between 2005-2007, federal experts say

As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study June 19, 2014

Overreaction to FDA warning may have led to undertreatment of depression, experts say