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10/22/2018   Reuters Health
China's agriculture ministry on Tuesday said two new cases of African swine fever had been confirmed in the central province of Hunan.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - The popular e-cigarette brand JUUL is attracting an alarming number of teens online, researchers say. At least a quarter of JUUL's twitter followers may be under 18, they write in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Kids who are obese may be more likely to develop a severe hip disorder than children who are not overweight, a UK study suggests.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - When getting their infants vaccinated, mothers were more likely to use proven techniques to ease babies' pain if they had been taught how to do so before taking their newborns home from the hospital, a study found.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
Turf toe is a common sports injury that occurs when the bones and tissue around the big toe become damaged. This damage can occur when pushing down on the toe repeatedly puts stress on this part of the body. Most cases resolve with rest alone, but some severe injuries may require surgery. Learn more here.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
Doctors prescribe metformin to treat people with type 2 diabetes or polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). In rare cases, metformin may cause hair loss. Learn more here.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
Marlboro cigarette maker Philip Morris International drew accusations of hypocrisy on Monday after using a four-page newspaper advertisement to urge smokers to quit cigarettes.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research uncovers 21 genetic variants that are associated with changes in lifespan and presents a genetic score that predicts a person's survival.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
New research uncovers 21 genetic variants that are associated with changes in lifespan and presents a genetic score that predicts a person's survival.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - People who eat more organic foods may be slightly less likely to develop certain cancers, a French study suggests.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
Cannabis oil relieves symptoms and improves quality of life in people with Crohn's disease even though it has no impact on gut inflammation, study reveals.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
Kellogg Co said on Monday it would bring back Honey Smacks cereal on U.S. retailer shelves in November, months after it pulled the product due to a Salmonella scare.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
David Brown has bilateral hip dysplasia. He lived without a diagnosis for many years, so his life changed when he learned the details of his condition.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
Lion’s mane mushrooms may offer some health benefits, such as reducing inflammation, boosting immune function, and improving cognitive health. People can cook with the mushrooms or take supplements. There are no known side effects, and they should be safe for most people to eat in moderation. Learn more here.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about possible signs of infertility in men and women, as well as about other risk factors, the treatment options, and when to see a doctor.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
Some people use acupressure to help induce labor, but is it effective? In this article, we discuss four acupressure points to try and look at the research behind the claims.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
U.S. hog farmers are ramping up safety procedures and leaving animal-feed ingredients imported from China in storage in an attempt to keep out a highly contagious swine disease that is sweeping through Asia and Europe.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
New research finds that the derivative of a compound found in a rare Chinese tree bark can destroy drug-resistant pancreatic tumors.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
China's three-month old outbreak of African swine fever has spread for the first time to the country's south, its major pork-consuming region, signaling how deeply the deadly disease has permeated the country's pig herd, the world's largest.
10/22/2018   Reuters Health
Roche's Tecentriq plus chemotherapy boosted lung cancer patients' survival by nearly five months, study data released on Monday showed, underscoring benefits of the Swiss group's immunotherapy but still leaving it trailing a rival's drug.
10/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
A combination of antibiotics and probiotics has successfully wiped out MRSA and Pseudomonas aeruginosa — two drug resistant bacteria.
10/21/2018   Reuters Health
Chinese authorities are probing a local unit of global catering giant Compass Group Plc over mouldy and expired food found at a private school served by the group and said it would inspect other schools around the city.
10/21/2018   Reuters Health
German drugmaker Merck KGaA might agree partnership deals to jointly develop two of its most promising experimental medicines with a rival as early as this year, but more likely in 2019, its drug research and development chief said on Sunday.
10/21/2018   Reuters Health
An AstraZeneca drug that blocks a cancer cell's ability to repair its genetic code greatly reduced the risk of ovarian cancer worsening in a phase III trial, underpinning its lead against two U.S. rivals in the same class.
10/21/2018   Reuters Health
Roche's entrectinib cancer pill was shown to shrink tumors in 57 percent of patients within a group that can only be identified via genetic profiling, as the Swiss drugmaker challenges an alliance of Bayer and Loxo Oncology in a new targeted treatment area.
10/21/2018   Medical News Today - General
A new study charts the slow build-up of genetic mutations. The researchers are surprised to find that even healthy human tissue carries many mutants.
10/20/2018   Reuters Health
An immunotherapy cocktail from Roche helped slow an aggressive type of breast cancer where new treatments have proven elusive, offering positive news for the Swiss drugmaker as it chases medicines produced by its rivals.
10/20/2018   Reuters Health
An experimental cancer drug that Novartis hopes will raise the profile of its oncology portfolio cut the risk of death or disease progression by more than a third in breast cancer patients with a hard-to-target gene mutation.
10/20/2018   Medical News Today - General
Metastatic breast cancer may soon be treated using light to activate photo-sensitive drugs which, in turn, can target cancer cells and avoid healthy ones.
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Test Strips for Fentanyl May Help Prevent ODs
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Did Leonardo da Vinci's Genius Stem From a 'Lazy Eye'?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Suggestions For Healthier Aging
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: It's Never Too Late to Exercise
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Could Herpes Virus Help Cause Alzheimer's?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Hormonal Changes Might Lead to Hernias in Aging Men, Mouse Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Juul Drawing Lots of Teen Followers on Twitter
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Does Your Dog Really Understand You?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Try Small 'Bites' to Get Kids to Exercise
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: FDA Panel OKs Stronger Opioid Despite Concerns
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 3-Drug Therapy Might Be Cystic Fibrosis 'Breakthrough'
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Brain's 'Self-Control' Center May Be Key to Weight-Loss Success
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Skin Creams May Be OK During Cancer Radiation Therapies, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: E-Cigarettes Slowed Wound Healing in Animal Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Not a Global Emergency: WHO
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Antiviral Med Fuels Rapid Decline in New HIV Infections in Gay Men: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/19/2018   Reuters Health
France's Sanofi SA said on Friday eczema drug Dupixent was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an additional maintenance therapy in patients with two types of asthma.
10/19/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - While symptoms like chest or belly pain might reasonably drive you to the emergency room with worries about a heart attack or appendicitis, your insurance company might decide not to pay if it turns out your fears were unfounded, a new study suggests.
10/19/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Playing golf is associated with better strength and balance, a sharper mind, a lower risk of heart disease and a longer life, according to public health experts who say more people should take up the sport.
10/19/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Hispanics in the U.S. have lower rates of death from heart disease overall than non-Hispanic whites, except in communities where Hispanics make up most of the population, a recent study finds.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
Having muscle tightness and pain is a common but bothersome problem for people who exercise or those with underlying conditions. Learn about a variety of natural muscle relaxers in this article.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
It is common for people with diabetes to experience fatigue. Causes can include high blood sugar levels, depression, being overweight, and other related health conditions. Controlling blood sugar levels and lifestyle changes can help a person reduce fatigue. Learn more here.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
Mice treated with small molecules that stop bacteria forming toxins survived MRSA infection without the need for antibiotics, study found.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
Our bodies can work in mysterious ways, which sometimes give rise to strange medical conditions. In this Spotlight we look at five of these rare diseases.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
A large review suggests that the herpes virus may result in a heightened risk of senile dementia, and may account for numerous Alzheimer's diagnoses.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
Orthopnea is a symptom rather than a condition. It is a shortness of breath that only occurs when a person is lying down and usually subsides when they sit or stand up. Causes include conditions that affect the heart or lungs, such as heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Learn more here.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
The hCG diet combines using a human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) hormone supplement and restricting food intake to 500 calories a day. However, hCG weight loss products are illegal in the United States, and there is no evidence to show that the diet is safe or effective. Learn more here.
10/19/2018   Medical News Today - General
Bunions are when a bump forms at the base of the big toe. Surgery is a treatment option, and the type of surgery depends on symptoms, size, and the shape of the bunion. Full recovery can take up to a year, but doctors will likely remove the stitches after 2 weeks. Learn more here.
10/18/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that people who consume high levels of omega-3 fatty acids from seafood are more likely to stay disease-free well into old age.
10/18/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new review finds that 30 known vitamins and minerals, as well as 11 other compounds, are crucial to maintaining health and prolonging the lifespan.
10/16/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease normally affects people over 40, but it can also occur in younger people. People who smoke heavily or work in environments with high exposure to pollutants may develop it earlier. Life expectancy depends on how far the disease has progressed at diagnosis and treatment plans.
10/16/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Our diets can influence the state of our health. Research in mice now suggests that one regimen — the ketogenic diet — may even prevent cognitive decline.
10/12/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Hearing and sight loss are tied to faster cognitive decline, so does addressing these issues slow down cognitive deterioration? New studies investigate.
10/10/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study deemed 'game-changing' by the researchers finds a blocking compound that can stop the cartilage from breaking down in a model of osteoarthritis.
10/09/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds that the DNA of people with major depression is biologically older than that of people who do not have the condition.
10/09/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Dementia is an umbrella term that describes symptoms affecting memory and cognitive function. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific, and the most common, type of dementia. The conditions overlap in terms of symptoms, but Alzheimer’s has different and specific treatments as well as unique symptoms. Learn more here.
10/09/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Age spots, or liver spots, are common and harmless. They do not require treatment, but people can get rid of them with creams and cosmetic procedures. Age spots can resemble certain forms of skin cancer, and anyone concerned about an age spot should speak with a doctor.
10/04/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
In a new mouse study, researchers identified a naturally occurring compound that appears to be the most effective in slowing down the process of aging.
10/04/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Allergies Quiz: Symptoms & Home Remedies
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 6/22/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/4/2018 12:27:13 PM
10/04/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Treat Your Child's Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
10/02/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Sinus Surgery Procedure
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM
09/25/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
The first study to ever predict Alzheimer's prevalence by race and ethnicity estimates that the United States burden of the disease will double by 2060.