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01/18/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report.
01/18/2019   Reuters Health
AbbVie Inc said on Friday its blockbuster cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer.
01/18/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that can vary in severity. If people leave it untreated, symptoms can gradually get worse and may become more difficult to treat in the future. Treatment also reduces the risk of serious complications. Learn more here.
01/18/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests.
01/18/2019   Reuters Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved a biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster breast cancer treatment, Herceptin.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
A stent is a small tube that doctors can place in a blocked artery to help restore healthy blood flow. In this article, learn more about the procedure, possible risks, and what to expect.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
The Mediterranean diet focuses on whole foods and includes plenty of fruits and vegetables. Learn about the benefits and see a sample meal plan here.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
Several skin conditions can have similar symptoms to psoriasis, and this can lead to a misdiagnosis. Learn about other conditions that look like psoriasis, and tips for getting the right diagnosis, here.
01/18/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests.
01/18/2019   Reuters Health
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
Augmentin and amoxicillin are similar antibiotics that doctors prescribe to treat bacterial infections. Learn about their differences and possible side effects in this article.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
Neuroprotective treatment with the small molecule Sephin1, significantly delayed loss of myelin and damage to cells in a mouse model of MS.
01/18/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Researchers are reporting a link between doctor-targeted marketing of opioid products and the increase in U.S. deaths from overdoses.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A Danish population-based study finds a strong link between psychological distress and the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
A Danish population-based study finds a strong link between psychological distress and the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
A new study explores the impact of fasting on our daily rhythms. The authors conclude that fasting may protect health by boosting cyclic gene expression.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
According to a recent study, flossing is just one common behavior that could put people at risk of exposure to certain chemicals linked to disease.
01/18/2019   Medical News Today - General
Clinical trial compares stem cell transplantation with existing disease-modifying therapies and finds that the former is more effective at slowing down MS.
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: Experts
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy More
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: When Your Medications Are the News
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: When to Treat Varicose Veins
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic Plague
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHO
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old Age
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your Life
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Climate Change Already Hurting Human Health, Review Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc and France's Sanofi SA.
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment, sacituzumab.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
Doctors estimate that 1 to 3 percent of people with HIV also have psoriasis. In this article, we explore the link between the two, and how the treatments for HIV and psoriasis might interact.
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Television advertising in the U.S. for candy, fast food, sugary drinks and other unhealthy treats continues to target mostly black and Hispanic youth, according to a new report that suggests this contributes to health disparities.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
Beans are an excellent source of protein and fiber. Many beans also contain iron and other nutrients. In this article, learn about the benefits of six of the most healthful beans.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
Side effects of the hepatitis B vaccine can include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. There may also be no side effects at all. Learn more about the possible side effects of the hepatitis B vaccine here.
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Most patients who report having a penicillin allergy are not really allergic to this highly effective antibiotic, and they may be missing out on the best treatment for their condition as a result, according to a new patient resource published in JAMA.
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eight hours, a Spanish study suggests.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
Some people use supplements of biotin, or vitamin B-7, to manage the symptoms of psoriasis. In this article, we look at the effectiveness, risks, and alternatives to biotin for psoriasis.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
Hepatitis C medications include Epclusa, Daklinsa, and Mavyret. The most effective medications may vary depending on the type of hepatitis C virus a person has. Learn more here.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
Netherlands study identifies five insomnia subtypes that differ by personality traits, risk for depression, brain activity, and response to treatment.
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop breast cancer than women who never had these symptoms, a U.S. study suggests.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
New research, led by Harvard scientists, identifies a novel potential therapeutic target for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its populations - including a doubling of consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a halving of meat and sugar intake.
01/17/2019   Reuters Health
Donating billions of dollars to global funds that fight poverty and disease is one of the best investments governments can make to boost security and economic growth, philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates said on Thursday.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
Bone broth is currently enjoying a boost in popularity. A recent study tests whether it contains peptides that support a healthy cardiovascular system.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
A new study concludes that some of the species of bacteria in our airways, called the respiratory microbiome, can protect us against the influenza virus.
01/17/2019   Medical News Today - General
A chalazion is a small, painless lump that can develop on the eyelid. Anyone can a get a chalazion, but they are more common in people with an underlying skin condition. Chalazia usually heal on their own within a few weeks. Learn more here.
01/16/2019   Reuters Health
Japan Tobacco Inc on Thursday unveiled two "heat-not-burn" products, as it races against market leader Philip Morris International Inc for a larger share of the vaping space with conventional cigarettes steadily falling out of favor.
01/16/2019   Reuters Health
The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture, food safety experts said on Wednesday.
01/16/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Adults with a healthy weight but a sedentary lifestyle may have the same risk for heart attacks or strokes as people who are overweight, a recent study suggests.
01/16/2019   Reuters Health
A public inquiry into mistreatment of the elderly in Australia's A$20 billion ($14 billion) aged-care industry begins hearings on Friday, with investors expecting damaging testimony to be followed by tighter regulation and a possible sector shakeout.
01/14/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Allergies Quiz: Symptoms & Home Remedies
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 6/22/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 2:50:42 PM
01/14/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Getting Rid of a Mold Problem
Category: Health News
Created: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/14/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Sleep is vital to many aspects of well-being. A new study finds that older adults who are not getting enough quality sleep may be developing Alzheimer's.
01/11/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Reducing an RNA-binding protein that increases with age improved mitochondrial function in old mice. The finding could lead to new targets to combat aging.
01/10/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
The largest genetic study of Alzheimer's to date finds nine entirely new genetic locations that contribute to the risk of developing the disease.
01/06/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: 1 in 10 Adults Have Food Allergies, But Twice as Many Think They Do
Category: Health News
Created: 1/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/7/2019 12:00:00 AM
01/04/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Using tiny aquatic animals, scientists tested the idea that colder temperatures extend lifespan and found that it depends on individual genetic makeup.
12/25/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Holidays' Pitfalls for Those With Food Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 12/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
12/25/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Preventing Nosebleeds
Category: Health News
Created: 12/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
12/21/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A study of older adults links blood markers of certain nutrients that are present in the Mediterranean diet to better cognition and brain connectivity.
12/21/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study finds that 6 months of exercise, when added to dieting, can reverse 9 years of decline in certain cognitive functions.
12/20/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Move Over, Air Filter. Scientists Have a Greener Idea
Category: Health News
Created: 12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
12/20/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
Soothing children’s gums with prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, homeopathic remedies or teething jewelry can be dangerous. Consider safer alternatives.
12/20/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
In a new study, researchers find out which brain cells are most vulnerable to the accumulation of toxic plaques that drive Alzheimer's and speculate why.
12/19/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Women tend to have longer lives than men, but why is that the case? The results of a new study in mice may offer an answer to this question.