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'Managing' Elderly Patients Without Powerful Antipsychotics July 25, 2016

Staff training can help eliminate inappropriate practices in nursing homes, study says

Painkillers for Teen Athletes Won't Spur Addiction: Study July 25, 2016

Sports may actually provide protective effect against opioid abuse

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Detected in Sewage Spill July 22, 2016

'People need to be aware of what may be entering the water,' researcher says

FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods July 22, 2016

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

Pain Raises Risk of Opioid Addiction July 22, 2016

Men and younger people had higher odds of painkiller abuse, study found

New Treatments Helping Kids With Juvenile Arthritis July 20, 2016

Several biologics have been approved by the FDA for use with certain forms of the disease

Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug July 20, 2016

Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough July 20, 2016

Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

Hormone Therapy Won't Help Memory After Menopause July 19, 2016

5-year study found no difference in thinking skills, with or without estrogen treatment

Which Diabetes Drug Is Best? July 19, 2016

Study calls it a draw, with a slight edge for metformin

Implant Proves Effective at Combating Opioid Dependence July 19, 2016

Doctors call it new resource for those addicted to prescription painkillers, heroin

Do ADHD Medicines Boost Substance Abuse Risk? July 15, 2016

Chances were actually lower the earlier stimulants were started, and the longer they were taken

Synthetic Pot Overdoses on the Rise in U.S. July 14, 2016

K2-type drugs far more potent than marijuana, experts warn

U.S. Cases of Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Rise Fourfold in One Year July 14, 2016

CDC statistics for 2013-2014 show troubling spike in resistant strains

Newly Released Inmates Account for 1 in 10 Fatal ODs July 13, 2016

Many may not realize their tolerance for drugs has dropped while in prison, researcher says

Cash Rewards Won't Change Outcomes for HIV-Infected Drug Addicts: Study July 13, 2016

Trial offered 'financial incentives' for healthy behavior change, with little effect, researchers say

Cancer Drug Shows Early Promise for Parkinson's Disease July 12, 2016

Medication was generally found safe, and study findings hinted at a benefit

Xiidra Eyedrops Approved to Treat Dry Eye July 12, 2016

Symptoms more likely as people age

2nd U.S. Case of Bacteria Resistant to Last-Resort Antibiotic July 11, 2016

Scientists concerned it could lead to more drug-resistant germs

Ultrasound Device Approved to Treat Essential Tremor July 11, 2016

Uses MRI to help destroy brain tissue that's behind involuntary movement

Many Adults Use Antibiotics Without Consulting Doctor, Survey Finds July 11, 2016

1 in 20 holds onto and uses old, leftover meds, contributing to danger of drug-resistant germs

Common Surgeries Raise Risk for Opioid Dependence: Study July 11, 2016

Doctors should explore alternatives for pain relief, researcher says

Acne Treatment Differin Gel Approved for OTC Use July 11, 2016

Among people 12 and older

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study July 08, 2016

Depression in these cases may be caused by biological changes from the disease itself, researcher says

FDA OKs Non-Prescription Use of Acne Drug July 08, 2016

Differin Gel 0.1% is first retinoid medication approved for over-the-counter use

Could Statins Help Fight Cancer? July 08, 2016

Study found an association -- but no proof -- of prolonged survival

1st HPV Test for Use With Preservative Fluid July 08, 2016

Human papillomavirus responsible for 70 percent of cervical cancers

Beware Whole Body Cryotherapy Claims, FDA Warns July 08, 2016

Health benefits aren't proven, and trendy treatment carries risk of injury

Smoking in Pregnancy May Be Under-Reported July 07, 2016

About 1 in 6 expectant moms seems unable to kick the cigarette habit, researchers say

New Drug Eases Huntington's Disease Symptoms: Study July 07, 2016

Experimental med seems to have fewer side effects than current treatment, researcher says

Can an Antibiotic Help You? Quick Test Might Someday Tell July 06, 2016

The screen could provide results in an hour, reducing the unnecessary use of the drugs, developers say

FDA Approves First Fully Dissolvable Stent July 05, 2016

Device is absorbed by the body after about three years

3 Treatments Seem to Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder July 01, 2016

Review finds these methods may aid those with the most common eating disorder in the U.S.

New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria June 30, 2016

Uses specimens taken directly from patients

Why Some Seniors Don't Take Their Meds June 30, 2016

Age, failing memory play a role, but gender might matter, too, study finds

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers June 30, 2016

Tiny lens reshapes cornea to improve focus on small print, objects close to you

FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough June 30, 2016

Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

Health Tip: When Your Blood Glucose Rises June 30, 2016

Here are possible reasons why

Testosterone Therapy May Boost Older Men's Sex Lives June 29, 2016

Gel hormone treatment led to improved libido and sexual function, study finds

FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer? June 29, 2016

Agency wants proof the products kill bacteria and are harmless over time

Arthritis Possible Side Effect of Certain Cancer Drugs: Study June 28, 2016

Doctors should weigh the risk-benefit ratio, researcher says

Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C June 28, 2016

Combination drug treats six major forms of HCV

Programs to Spot Painkiller Abuse Work, But Are Underused June 28, 2016

Study found monitoring program in Maine was only used by 56 percent of pharmacists

Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet June 28, 2016

How to get what young children need

Giving OD Antidote to Those Using Powerful Painkillers Might Save Lives June 28, 2016

Finding supports naloxone prescriptions for patients taking opioids for chronic pain

Looks-Conscious Teens Trying Risky Supplements June 27, 2016

Unregulated products can harm health, U.S. pediatricians' group warns

Opioid Update: Painkiller Misuse in U.S. Doubled in Decade June 24, 2016

Over 4 percent of adults reported nonmedical use of drugs like OxyContin in 2012-2013

Drug Monitoring Programs Do Curb Overdose Deaths: Study June 23, 2016

Opioid epidemic demands such measures, researcher says

U.K. Case of Throat Gonorrhea Resists Antibiotics June 23, 2016

U.S. officials concerned about potential danger of untreatable STD

Tighter Opioid Laws in U.S. Haven't Eased Misuse June 22, 2016

Study of disabled workers finds no change in painkiller use, overdoses

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