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03/28/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - About a quarter of children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) will develop delirium, according to the first large international study to assess how common the condition is in critically ill children.
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - U.S. Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill sought on Tuesday details from the nation's top opioid drugmakers on their sales and marketing practices, as lawmakers step up efforts to tackle the country's deadly opioid crisis.
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - Hong Kong said on Tuesday it has lifted a ban on the import of Brazilian meat, removing one of the last blanket bans by a major importer, but strong words from an EU commissioner visiting Brazil suggests the scandal over health standards is not over yet.
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Children of women who took DHA supplements during pregnancy are no smarter than peers whose mothers didn’t take the supplements, a recent study concludes.
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, a product widely seen as the most important future growth driver for the two companies.
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Women who have insurance coverage for in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be more likely to have a baby than women who have to pay entirely out-of-pocket for fertility treatments, a U.S. study suggests.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study suggests that regular tea consumption may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially for those at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - General
A new study suggests that regular tea consumption may reduce the risk of cognitive decline, especially for those at genetic risk of Alzheimer's disease.
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Kids exposed to high levels of lead decades ago may now be approaching middle age with lower IQs and earning potential than they would have had otherwise, a new study suggests.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - General
A double-blind, randomized clinical trial tests the effect of vitamin D and calcium supplementation on cancer risk in postmenopausal women.
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering a renewed push to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare sometime in the next month, lawmakers and aides said on Tuesday after the collapse of the effort last week.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - General
By mapping the function of a key protein that helps the Zika virus replicate and spread, researchers open a path that could lead to new drugs to stop it.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - General
What is a basal-bolus insulin regimen and what are the advantages and disadvantages? what is basal insulin and what is bolus insulin?
03/28/2017   Reuters Health
PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Cambodia on Tuesday banned the export of breast milk, putting a stop to the business of a U.S.-based company that had been selling the milk in the United States.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - General
Atrial fibrillation (A-fib) causes a disruption in the regular rhythm of the heart. Learn about the benefits, risks, and side effects of medical treatment.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The need to pee at night (nocturia) - which affects most people over the age of 60 - is related to the amount of salt in your diet, according to new research presented at the European Society of...
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about choosing insulin pens, how to store insulin pens, and what the benefits and possible disadvantages of using them are.
03/28/2017   Medical News Today - General
A new genomic study identifies 13 new genetic loci associated with an increased risk of glioma - the most common form of brain cancer.
03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Review found it lowered risk of cesarean delivery, shortened labor

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03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Heart expert explains the difference between good and bad types

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03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
People who smoke cigarettes more likely to relapse after battling drug addiction
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03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Countries need to make plans and design interventions to cope with rising temps

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03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
Tort reform laws may help explain findings, researchers say
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03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Easy-to-use portable devices can prevent deaths from sudden cardiac arrest, researchers say

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03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
Researchers reveal how a microRNA regenerated myelin - the protective coating of nerve fibers - in mice with multiple sclerosis, restoring limb function.
03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
Arthritis mutilans is a rare form of inflammatory arthritis that causes severe inflammation and damage to bone tissue in the joints. Learn more.
03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Recurring bouts of C. difficile were more common in those who took drugs that lower stomach acid

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03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
A large-scale study identifies 12 new genetic loci associated with a risk of ovarian cancer and confirms 18 previously identified genetic variants.
03/27/2017   Reuters Health
LONDON (Reuters) - Can society afford modern medicines? It's a question facing governments worldwide and nowhere more so than in Britain, where a new budget test due to take effect on April 1 threatens to throw up another hurdle to patients getting the drugs.
03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
A new study shows the prescription weight-loss drug lorcaserin has potential to treat opioid abuse - it reduced oxycodone seeking and craving in rats.
03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Careful testing can determine whether you need to avoid cashews, walnuts or others, study finds

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03/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

But study suggests that children who were nursed may be less hyperactive at age 3

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03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
Vaginal itching is a bothersome but common experience. Learn about the different causes, including yeast infections, STDs, and allergies.
03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
New study suggests many people who test positive for tree nut allergies in blood and skin prick tests can consume most tree nuts without any reactions.
03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
New study finds that women who take oral contraceptives may be at lower risk of some cancer types - including cervical cancer - for at least 30 years.
03/27/2017   Medical News Today - General
Learn all about common types of bumps found on the skin, from skin tags to melanomas, including their causes, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
03/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol. How do they affect the body? How can you manage high cholesterol?
03/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, we look at a variety of skin rashes including eczema, hives, and psoriasis. Learn about possible triggers and when to see a doctor.
03/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
'You' is one of the most commonly used words in the English language. New research examines its psychological importance and how it helps us cope.
03/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about the common causes of cracked heels, how cracked heels may be prevented, and home remedies that are recommended.
03/26/2017   Medical News Today - General
A study in newlyweds finds that sex leads to an 'afterglow' that lasts for 2 days, and the stronger the afterglow, the greater the marital satisfaction.
03/25/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Your health and activity level influence recommendation for or against surgery

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03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Check out these tips from sleep doctors on getting a good night of shuteye

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03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

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03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Puberty and transition to adulthood may be especially challenging times, researcher says

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03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Data review shows some meds help more than others, but better options still needed

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Diabetic Nerve Problems, Medicines
03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Muscle Disorders, Sprains and Strains
03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Conservative approach should be the first option, researcher says

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Related MedlinePlus Pages: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Rehabilitation
03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
Researchers find confirmed cases of raccoon roundworm where patients had no symptoms
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03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

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03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

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03/24/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

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03/23/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New study reveals how a peptide targeted senescent cells - known to play a role in aging - to restore fitness, fur growth, and kidney function in old mice.
03/23/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In a study of adults aged 40 to 90 years who were followed for 10 years, poor smell was linked with an increased risk of dying.During the study, 411 of 1774 participants (23%) died.
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Many Doctors Get Payments From Drug Companies, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Choosing a Baby Carrier
Category: Health News
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Prevent Food-Safety Mistakes
Category: Health News
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 'Heads Up' Football Program Tackles Concussion Danger in Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves
Category: Health News
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: TV Ads Help Drive Testosterone Supplement Sales
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Former NFL player Dwight Clark Has ALS
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/23/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections
Category: Health News
Created: 3/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.
03/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Too few older adults plan ahead for end-of-life medical decisions. Even when they do identify a loved one to make decisions for them, their preferences are not always communicated or understood...
03/21/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Thinking of enrolling your child in a clinical trial? What can you expect to happen?
03/21/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Small leakages from blood vessels in the brain, known as microbleeds, increase with age and are associated with cognitive decline.
03/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Patients with age-related macular degeneration who received seven or more eye injections of the drug bevacizumab annually had a higher risk of having glaucoma surgery, according to a study...
03/20/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Welcome Spring and Still Survive Your Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 3/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds that taking statins is linked to a significantly higher risk of developing diabetes in older women - with risk increasing with dose.
03/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Delirium is associated with a five-fold increase in mortality in acute cardiac patients, according to research published in European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care.
03/16/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Colorectal cancer is preventable and, if caught early enough, treatable. Learn who should get screened and when.
03/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Intestinal stem cells rejuvenate daily so bowels will stay healthy and function normally, but a new study in Cell Reports suggests they also age along with people and lose their regenerative...
03/15/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Variants of the gene TMEM106B may age the brain and raise the risk of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, a new study finds.
03/13/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work
Category: Health News
Created: 3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/09/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Early Allergies -- Payback for a Mild Winter?
Category: Health News
Created: 3/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/09/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Mite-Proof Bedding May Help Curb Asthma Attacks: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/08/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In a recent study, older individuals who had fallen and broken a hip used antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications more frequently than the general older population.
03/07/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Exercise is known to stave off the effects of aging, but how it manages this at a cellular level is not understood. A new study focuses on mitochondria.
03/07/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A protein has been found to have a previously unknown role in the ageing of cells, according to an early study by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
03/07/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Create an Emergency Plan for Deadly Allergy Reaction
Category: Health News
Created: 3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/07/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
FDA's Food and Cosmetic Information Center answers telephone and written questions about nutrition and the safety of food, dietary supplements, and cosmetics.
03/06/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death for people age 45 and younger in the United States, but, as people live longer, this type of injury is becoming more prevalent in those 75...
03/06/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States, is often associated with psychological stress.
03/06/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Secondhand Smoke Linked to Food Allergies in Kids
Category: Health News
Created: 3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/06/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Obesity May Raise Girls' Risk of Asthma, Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 3/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/06/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: 5 Food Allergy Myths
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 4/28/2006 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/06/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Immunization can significantly lower the risk of serious complications from shingles among older adults, suggest findings from a new study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and available...
03/05/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
As people get older so do the hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) that form their blood, creating an increased risk for compromised immunity and certain blood cancers.
03/03/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
The high-dose flu vaccine appeared to be more effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults than the standard-dose vaccine, at least during a more severe flu season, according to...
03/02/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 3/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/3/2017 12:00:00 AM
03/02/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Just as obesity has become a serious problem in people, it's also a growing problem in pets, one that can seriously harm your pet's health.
02/28/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Dust Your Home Properly
Category: Health News
Created: 3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/1/2017 12:00:00 AM