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09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos y medicinas.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   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).
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la nutrición.
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre el fraude en la salud y cómo evitar ser estafado.
09/15/2019   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.
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Tenga cuidado con las falsas promesas de las supuestas curas para el Alzheimer
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los suplementos dietéticos.
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la salud de la mujer
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de medicamentos y alimentos para los niños.
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad y operación de los dispositivos médicos
09/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de las vacunas, sangre y productos biológicos.
09/15/2019   Reuters Health
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes besides tobacco and menthol in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses that U.S. health officials have linked to vaping.
09/15/2019   Medical News Today - General
In the largest and most in-depth study of its kind, scientists confirm that physical fitness is associated with improved cognitive ability.
09/15/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls.
09/15/2019   Medical News Today - General
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression, and falls.
09/14/2019   Reuters Health
Japanese officials have culled 753 pigs in Saitama Prefecture north of Tokyo after detecting an outbreak of swine fever, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Sunday.
09/14/2019   Medical News Today - General
Scientists know that squirrels respond to birds' threat calls. A new study finds that the chatter of birds at rest informs them when danger has passed.
09/14/2019   Reuters Health
There have been five confirmed deaths from cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile state since Aug. 28, the health ministry said in a statement.
09/14/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations.
09/14/2019   Medical News Today - General
Two new studies suggest that there is an association between stress related tooth problems and cognitive decline among older populations.
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: AHA News: Unique Gene Activity Discovered in People With Both Stroke and Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Heart Attack Can Be More Lethal If Symptoms Are More Gradual
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: How to Keep Your Bones Strong and Prevent Fractures
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis?
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Kidney Transplants Safe When Donors Had Hepatitis C
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' in America?
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Lung Cancer Screening Can Detect Other Smoking Ills
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Milk and Its Sell-By Date
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Cleaning Reusable Water Bottles
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380 in 36 States
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: For This Mom, Rare Bone Disease Is a Family Affair
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: What's the Right Balance of Fats and Carbs?
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 10 Quick Tips for a Healthier, Safer Life
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Clean Water Regulation Repealed by Trump Administration
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/14/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Peanut Allergy Treatment Moves Toward FDA Approval
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Although alcohol affects people in different ways and some people can drink more than others, drinking too much may cause a person to feel drunk. Learn more about the effects of alcohol by stage here.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - A virtual reality program with cartoon characters may reduce children's fear before imaging procedures, a South Korean study suggests.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactions it poses to young patients.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
U.S. and European drug regulators said on Friday they are reviewing the safety of the widely taken heartburn drug ranitidine, commonly known by the brand name Zantac, after they found traces of a probable cancer-causing impurity in some versions of the medicine.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
People can eat 1,200 calories a day to lose weight safely by adding more filling foods, such as protein rich foods, to their diet. Learn more about how to eat 1,200 calories a day and stay healthy here.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Women who exhibit many classic symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be much more likely to develop ovarian cancer than their counterparts who don't, a new study suggests.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Some people are allergic to latex or other elements of condoms. Learn more about the allergy symptoms that a person may experience after using condoms or similar products during sex.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - No one can say if it's the walks or the unconditional love, but there's something about owning a dog that goes hand in hand with better heart health, suggests a study in eastern Europe.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Hepatitis C is a curable liver infection. With the appropriate treatment, it is possible to clear the virus within 12 weeks. Learn more here.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners, a then untested use of the powerful, addictive opioid that has helped fuel a national crisis of overdose deaths.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Prenatal vitamins are important for the health of pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as developing fetuses. Here, learn which prenatal vitamins to take and their benefits.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
Biogen Inc and Eisai Co Ltd are abandoning two late-stage trials for their Alzheimer's treatment in a widely anticipated move that comes months after the companies scrapped trials of another drug for the memory-robbing disease.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
This Friday the 13th, we take a look at the psychological mechanisms of superstitions and their effect on mental health and well-being.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - As the popularity of electric scooters increases, so do injuries sending users to the hospital, a U.S. study suggests.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
New research in female mice reveals that exercising while on a low calorie diet can decrease quality and quantity of bone instead of increasing robustness.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
Kenya on Friday began adding a malaria vaccine to its routine immunization schedule for babies and toddlers, becoming the third African country to roll out the vaccine for a disease that threatens children across the continent.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
New research in mice finds that even nicotine free vaping may harm lung function by causing an abnormal buildup of lipids and harming immune cells.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
Novartis's investigational multiple sclerosis drug ofatumumab cut the relapse rate in patients by more than half in trials comparing it to Sanofi's Aubagio as the Swiss drugmaker aims to refresh its portfolio of medicines in neurological diseases.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
Russia's healthcare ministry has drafted a bill to introduce excise taxes on electronic cigarettes, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing minister Veronika Skvortsova.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
Indonesia will raise the minimum price of cigarettes by more than a third from January next year, a finance ministry spokesman said on Friday, as part of the government's efforts to reduce smoking rates.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
An Egyptian masseur plays with fire to relieve his clients' muscle pain at his spa in the Nile Delta governorate of Gharbeya.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
Female bonobos have frequent sexual interactions with other females — more so than they do with males. A new study aims to find out why.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
A party in Thailand's ruling coalition has proposed a draft law that would allow Thais to grow a limited amount of cannabis at home, less than a year after the country legalised the drug for medicinal purposes and research.
09/13/2019   Reuters Health
Russia's healthcare ministry has drafted a bill to introduce excise taxes on electronic cigarettes, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing minister Veronika Skvortsova.
09/13/2019   Medical News Today - General
A new study in humans and animals identifies the bone hormone osteocalcin as a crucial driver for the fight-or-flight survival response.
09/13/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Peanut Allergy Treatment Moves Toward FDA Approval
Category: Health News
Created: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/13/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Some farting is normal, but excessive gas can signal a food intolerance or digestive disorder. Dietary changes can help. Learn about causes and prevention here.
09/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include those that a person can try at home.
09/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
A bump may form after a person gets a cartilage piercing. In this article, learn about the causes, including scarring and infections, as well as how to treat them.
09/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
Leg cramps at night, or nocturnal leg cramps, are often linked with overuse or underuse of the muscles, but medical conditions may also be the cause. Learn about causes and treatments here.
09/12/2019   Medical News Today - General
The keto and Atkins diets are two low carbohydrate eating plans. People use them to lose weight and promote health. Learn more here.
09/12/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A small clinical trial has found that an experimental treatment meant to reverse the aging of a key player in the immune system achieved a lot more.
09/11/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Muscle tiredness, or fatigue, can occur for many reasons. We discuss some of the causes, what people can do to relieve muscle fatigue, and when to see a doctor here.
09/10/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular.
09/10/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Bee and Wasp Sting
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/28/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/09/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/13/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/06/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Nosebleed
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 11/29/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/04/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: flunisolide nasal spray, Aerospan (Nasalide, Aerobid, Aerobid HFA are discontinued)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/6/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/4/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/03/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Understanding a Deviated Septum
Category: Health News
Created: 9/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
09/03/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: epinephrine injection (Auvi-Q)
Category: Medications
Created: 3/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/30/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
The ability of artificial intelligence to predict sex and estimate age from electrocardiogram readouts shows potential as a measure of overall health.
08/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new small trial suggests that a 'day by day' approach to aerobic exercise can offer a memory boost and other cognitive benefits to older individuals.
08/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A large-scale study finds a link between the antibiotics doctors use to treat some types of infection and a higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
08/27/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study that followed tens of thousands of adults found that those with higher optimism lived longer and were more likely to reach 85 years of age.
08/27/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Eye tracking tests help to distinguish between two subtypes of mild cognitive impairment and their respective risks of becoming Alzheimer's.
08/26/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that mindfulness meditation can help boost brain health and improve cognitive reserve in older adults with mild cognitive impairment.
08/25/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A recent paper outlines researchers' efforts to design a blood test that can more accurately predict how long an individual has to live.
08/23/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Appetite stimulants include various medications and supplements, as well as lifestyle strategies. Learn more about how to stimulate appetite here.
08/23/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research using motion sensor data has linked being more physically active at any intensity to a markedly lower risk of early death.
08/23/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study finds that blood pressure changes in our 30s and 40s can have lasting effects on our health and links these to brain changes in our 70s.
08/22/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: desloratadine (Clarinex, Clarinex Reditabs)
Category: Medications
Created: 5/26/2002 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
08/20/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
An 'umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies' zooms in on the conditions that people living with HIV are at risk of developing.