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11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Kids aren't just small adults. From diet and nutrition to their reactions to medicine, their bodies are unique. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
From blood to vaccines, FDA protects and advances the public health by ensuring that biological products are safe, effective, and available to those who need them. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Is your medicine cabinet full of expired drugs or medications you no longer use? Here's how to dispose of your expired, unwanted, or unused medicines.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos y medicinas.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Z-drugs (prescribed for insomnia) may help you sleep, but also carry serious risks. FDA is adding its most prominent warning, a Boxed Warning, to the label. Find out the benefits as well as risks of taking Z-drugs.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Los medicamentos para dormir (prescritos para el insomnio) pueden ayudarlo a conciliar el sueño, pero también conllevan graves riesgos. La FDA está añadiendo su advertencia más visible -un recuadro de advertencia a la etiqueta. Descubra los beneficios y los riesgos de tomar medicamentos para dormir.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
El sarampión no es una inofensiva enfermedad infantil. Es peligrosa y puede poner en peligro la vida. Nuestra medida de salud pública más eficaz contra el sarampión es la prevención mediante la vacuna contra el sarampión.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is collaborating with patients, academics, and the pharmaceutical industry to encourage the development of new treatments for sickle cell disease (SCD).
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulting in more than 480,000 deaths annually. Almost 70 percent of current smokers report wanting to quit smoking, but quitting can be hard and often takes multiple attempts. Learn the facts.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Unfortunately, when faced with a serious health issue, even the most rational person can be led to believe implausible claims.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Measles is not a harmless childhood disease. It's dangerous and can be life-threatening. Our most effective public health measure against measles is prevention with the measles vaccine.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la nutrición.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre el fraude en la salud y cómo evitar ser estafado.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
These purported miracle cures are sold primarily on the Internet. They are often, though not always, falsely labeled as dietary supplements. Regardless of their form, these products fly in the face of true science. What these companies are selling is false hope.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Tenga cuidado con las falsas promesas de las supuestas curas para el Alzheimer
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los suplementos dietéticos.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la salud de la mujer
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de medicamentos y alimentos para los niños.
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad y operación de los dispositivos médicos
11/14/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de las vacunas, sangre y productos biológicos.
11/14/2019   Reuters Health
Britain's National Health Service recorded its worst ever performance in treating patients on emergency wards last month, a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's claim that only his Conservatives can safeguard the cherished institution.
11/14/2019   Reuters Health
Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, aid group MSF said on Thursday, to help combat the world's second-worst outbreak of the virus on record.
11/14/2019   Reuters Health
An extensive, rapid slaughter of hogs to control an outbreak of African swine fever has sparked concern over whether South Korea is prepared to dispose of the culled animal, as reports emerged this week a river was contaminated by pig blood.
11/14/2019   Reuters Health
Germany's Boehringer Ingelheim, the global No. 2 in animal health, is having to rebuild itself in China after a deadly pig disease decimated sales of unrelated mainstay vaccines, bringing write-offs and leaving it facing a three-year slog to recovery.
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: You Won't Get Sued If You Do CPR, Review Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Ultra-Processed Foods May Fast Track You to Heart Trouble
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Some Jobs Are Better for Women's Hearts Than Others
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Artificial Intelligence Uses ECGs to Predict A-Fib Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Want Extra Years of Life? Keep Blood Pressure Tightly Controlled
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: AHA News: Millions Unaware of Common Heart Attack Symptoms
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: AHA News: Flu Shot May Aid Heart Bypass Recovery
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Americans' Cholesterol Levels Decline: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Needle Exchange Programs Guard Against HIV
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Older Cyclists Prone to Injury: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Light-Activated Insulin-Producing Cells May Lead to New Drug-Free Diabetes Treatment
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Jimmy Carter Recovering After Brain Procedure
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Testosterone Supplements Double Men's Odds for Blood Clots: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Plants Will Not Boost Your Home's Air Quality: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: AHA News: Omega-3 May Boost Brain Health in People With a Common Heart Disease
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Understanding Pre-Workout Supplements
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: A Well-Stocked First-Aid Kit
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Why Are Cardiac Arrests More Deadly on Weekends?
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Cancer Risk May Rise After Heart Attack
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Lung Cancer Report Delivers Good, Bad News
Category: Health News
Created: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
New Zealand lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday that would legalize euthanasia, paving the way for the public to vote on the issue in a referendum next year.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Independent experts on an FDA advisory panel on Wednesday voted against the use of an already approved diabetes drug from Eli Lilly and Co and Boehringer Ingelheim as an add-on to insulin therapy in patients with type 1 diabetes.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Chinese health officials say the risk of an outbreak of pneumonic plague is minimal after two new cases were confirmed this week in Beijing, the official China Daily said on Thursday.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Nearly twice as many people are dying in the United States from antibiotic-resistant infections than previously believed, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday, as so-called "superbugs" alarm experts with their rate of growth and spread.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
A child born today faces multiple and life-long health harms from climate change - growing up in a warmer world with risks of food shortages, infectious diseases, floods and extreme heat, a major global study has found.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Apple Inc's Heart study, the largest yet to explore the role of wearable devices in identifying potential heart problems, found the device could accurately detect atrial fibrillation, the most common type of irregular heartbeat, U.S. researchers reported on Wednesday.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Screening newborns for health risks using genomic sequencing can raise ethical and equity questions, the authors of a new paper warn.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Going back into the operating room for surgery to help a woman whose ovarian cancer has reappeared may not help her live longer - instead, it might shorten her life, according to an international study of 485 women.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Johnson & Johnson's Remicade, a blockbuster drug that treats autoimmune disorders, has steadily lost market share among patients enrolled in the Canadian province of Quebec's public drug program, even after a court ruling reinstated full coverage in January, a Reuters analysis of government data shows.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Many people experience worsening depression symptoms over their final year of life, and a U.S. study suggests that women, younger adults and poor people may be especially vulnerable.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - In the four states where recreational marijuana was legal by 2016, there was a small uptick in cannabis use disorder among adults and teens, and a general rise in use by adults, a new study suggests.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Sedentary older adults can help lower their risk of heart disease if they start exercising, a new study confirms.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell has set an example by taking a break from the game to address his mental health issues and there should not be any negativity about such situations, India captain Virat Kohli said on Wednesday.
11/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
A study of 35 people with and without Alzheimer's disease found that hyperspectral imaging of the retina could aid early diagnosis of the disease.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
New York's insurance regulator has formally notified a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors that it will launch a civil enforcement action against them for contributing towards a rise in health insurance premiums in the state, said two sources familiar with the matter.
11/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Recent findings suggest that glucocorticoids — a class of anti-inflammatory drugs that doctors often prescribe — may increase the risk of diabetes.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Britain's opposition Labour Party pledged on Wednesday to spend an extra 26 billion pounds ($33 billion) on healthcare if it wins the Dec. 12 election, including recruiting thousands more staff, rebuilding facilities and providing new equipment.
11/13/2019   Reuters Health
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's drugs for lung condition cystic fibrosis will now be available to patients across the UK after the company reached a pricing deal with Wales on Wednesday.
11/13/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers have found a significant association between the loss of skeletal muscle mass after the age of 45 and a higher risk of cardiovascular problems.
11/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Researchers have found a significant association between the loss of skeletal muscle mass after the age of 45 and a higher risk of cardiovascular problems.
11/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
A new study suggests that some occupations may increase women's risk of cardiovascular problems. Chief among these seems to be jobs in the care sector.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Vaginal pain may result from injury, infection, or no identifiable cause. Learn more about what can cause vaginal pain, as well as other symptoms and ways to find relief.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Accutane, a drug that helps treat severe acne, contains isotretinoin. Isotretinoin may cause side effects, including hair loss. Learn more about why Accutane may cause hair loss, and some ways to counter it, here.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Several things can cause itching after a shower, such as eczema and certain skin care products. In this article, learn more about the causes, treatment tips, and remedies for post-shower itchiness.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
If a dog bite pierces the skin, bacteria from the dog’s mouth can get into the body, which can cause an infection. This article looks at the causes, treatment, and possible complications of infected dog bites.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Ringworm is a highly contagious fungal infection of the skin. Here, find out how ringworm spreads, how long it remains contagious, and how to treat the infection.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Acidosis refers to high levels of acid in the body. If the body becomes too acidic or too alkaline, this can cause serious health problems. Learn more here.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
The spinal cord is a long bundle of nerves and cells that carries signals between the brain and body. This article looks at the spinal cord’s function and anatomy and includes an interactive diagram.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
In a new review of the evidence, scientists propose two main types of Parkinson's, depending on which part of the nervous system the disease originates in.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
New research from the American Heart Association finds that women who eat more of the day's calories after 6 p.m. have poorer cardiovascular health.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
A recent study investigating the role of papillomaviruses in skin cancer produces surprising results. These viruses may, in fact, protect against cancer.
11/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Two new studies provide further evidence that electronic cigarettes may have various and serious adverse effects on cardiovascular health.
11/11/2019   Medical News Today - General
Positional headaches occur when sitting or standing, and they tend to go away shortly after lying down. They are often related to leaks of cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more here.
11/11/2019   Medical News Today - General
Stress can cause constipation, both directly and indirectly. This article looks at the link between stress and constipation and discusses ways to relieve both conditions.
11/11/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Treating Post-Nasal Drip
Category: Health News
Created: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/11/2019   Medical News Today - General
Dandruff itself does not cause hair loss, but the two may be linked, as some infections and medical conditions can cause both dandruff and hair loss. Learn more about dandruff, hair loss, and prevention here.
11/11/2019   Medical News Today - General
There are many strategies to help curb binge eating, including identifying and removing triggers, planning meals, and reducing stress. Learn more in this article.
11/11/2019   Medical News Today - General
Shock is a medical emergency that causes several symptoms, some of which are life threatening. Learn more about shock and how to treat it in this article.
11/11/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research assesses the costs and benefits of implementing the 2017 hypertension guidelines released by the American Heart Association (AHA).
11/10/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research examines the cognitive ability of children in the hope that markers of cognitive decline will predict dementia later in life.
11/09/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
According to new research, physical activity levels may be the most accurate way to predict the risk of mortality among older adults.
11/05/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Are You Allergic to Jewelry?
Category: Health News
Created: 11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
11/05/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
The first large-scale study of its kind examines the link between waist circumference in later life and the risk of developing dementia.
11/02/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study shows, for the first time, that cerebrospinal fluid washes into and out of the brain in waves during sleep, helping clear out waste.
10/31/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: chlorpheniramine, pseudoephedrine
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/31/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/29/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Antihistamines Linked to Delayed Care for Severe Allergic Reaction: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study of 1,628 older people living in Japan found a 52–74% higher chance of developing dementia in those with higher blood levels of trans fats.
10/28/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Halloween Can Be Frightful for Kids With Allergies, Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 10/26/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/25/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research in mice sheds light on the mechanism that explains the causal link between a diet high in salt and a marker of Alzheimer's disease.
10/25/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Living With Nut Allergy
Category: Health News
Created: 10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/24/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Mold (Exposure) Symptoms, Tests, and Treatment Cure
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 3/18/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/22/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study suggests that a heart drug could help treat cancer by killing a wide array of aging cells that may contribute to tumor growth and spread.
10/22/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Do Heavier Babies Have More Food Allergies, Eczema?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
After studying human tissue, mice, and worms, scientists link excessive brain activity to reduced life span and find that its suppression can extend life.
10/18/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study suggests an innovative strategy for tackling an enzyme that is typically affected in Parkinson's disease. The findings show promise in neurons.
10/17/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) Side Effects
Category: Medications
Created: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM