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01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos y medicinas.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   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).
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la nutrición.
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre el fraude en la salud y cómo evitar ser estafado.
01/22/2020   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.
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Tenga cuidado con las falsas promesas de las supuestas curas para el Alzheimer
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de los suplementos dietéticos.
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la salud de la mujer
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de medicamentos y alimentos para los niños.
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad y operación de los dispositivos médicos
01/22/2020   Health Information Update for the FDA
Información para el consumidor sobre la seguridad de las vacunas, sangre y productos biológicos.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
France's Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would allow single women and lesbian couples access to in-vitro fertilization (IVF), the first major social reform of President Emmanuel Macron's term.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday, with more than 540 cases confirmed, leading the city at the center of the outbreak to close transportation networks and urge citizens not to leave as fears rose of the contagion spreading.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
The World Health Organization (WHO) said it will decide on Thursday whether to declare a global emergency over the outbreak of a new flu-like virus spreading in and beyond China.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - The AbbVie drug elagolix, already used to treat the pain of endometriosis, can significantly reduce the chances of heavy menstrual bleeding caused by uterine fibroids, according to the results of two studies reported in The New England Journal of Medicine.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Innoculating infants with the Bexsero vaccine against group B meningitis provides protection from the deadly infection for at least two years in 75% of young children, according to results from the first large real-word test of the vaccine, conducted in the United Kingdom.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd will allow all crew members and frontline employees to wear surgical masks due to concerns over a new coronavirus, and said passengers to and from Wuhan, China, could change or cancel flights for free through March 31.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc were down around 4% Wednesday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration revealed documents detailing concerns it had about the safety and efficacy of one of the company's recently approved Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) drugs.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
The World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general said on Wednesday that measures being taken in the Chinese city of Wuhan to close down transport to limit spread of the new coronavirus showed commitment to minimising risks locally and abroad.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
At least nine people have died from a new coronavirus in China following an outbreak in the city of Wuhan and more than 470 cases have been reported globally, most in China.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Texas statistics show that judges are increasingly blocking minors who wish to terminate a pregnancy without their parents' consent, a new study finds.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Here are key facts about China's central city of Wuhan, home to more than 11 million people, which has emerged as the epicenter of a new virus outbreak that has infected 440 people and killed nine, spurring comparisons to the SARS epidemic of 2003.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Saudi Arabia will start screening passengers arriving from China and take other preventive measures following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China, the kingdom's health ministry said on Wednesday.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Teens who start school at 9 a.m. may get about an hour more sleep at night than peers who have to be in class at 8 a.m., a small German study suggests.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Marie Antoinette's hair turned white overnight, according to folklore, before she was executed by guillotine in 1793 during the French Revolution. The ill-fated queen embodied an extreme example of the phenomenon of stress-induced graying of the hair.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
The Chinese city of Wuhan, the source of an outbreak of a new flu-like virus, is closing its transport networks and advising citizens not to leave the city, state media reported on Thursday.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Britain is advising against all but essential travel to Wuhan in China after the outbreak of a new flu-like virus in the city, the foreign office said on Wednesday.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
A dengue fever outbreak that has affected thousands of Paraguayans in recent weeks has reached as far as the presidential palace, with the country's leader Mario Abdo confirmed as having been struck by the disease.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
The chief executive of one of the world's largest aircraft lessors, Aercap , expects the new coronavirus that has emerged from Wuhan, China to impact Chinese airlines' profitability in the first quarter.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
Companies across China are handing out masks and warning staff to avoid the central city of Wuhan amid fears that the new flu-like coronavirus will rapidly spread with much of population embarking on travel for Lunar New Year holidays.
01/22/2020   Reuters Health
A specialist care facility in England is using virtual reality (VR) headsets and data mining to help children with autism to acclimatize to scenarios they are likely to encounter outside of school.
01/22/2020   Medical News Today - General
Catnip is the most famous stimulant for cats. How does it work, why does it not affect all cats, and are there any catnip alternatives? We investigate.
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Walnuts May Benefit Gut Bacteria and Improve Heart Health
Category: Health News
Created: 1/17/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Facebook Falls Short for College Kids Battling Depression, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Sleeping While There's Anxiety
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Hand Exercises to Improve Strength
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: What Parents Overlook When Their Teen Is a Heavy Gamer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Family Therapy Best for Youth at Risk for Bipolar Disorder
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 'Kangaroo Care' Reduces Infant Deaths
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Even in a Wealthy Country, Going Hungry Can Mean Shorter Lifespan
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Nuts and Heart Health
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Dealing With Flea Infestation
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Millions of Americans With Heart Disease Use Pot, Bringing Potential Harm
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: First U.S. Patient With China Coronavirus Is Diagnosed in Washington State
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: China Coronavirus in US—The New SARS? 5 Things You Need to Know
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Many Gun Owners Leave Weapons Unlocked at Home
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Human-to-Human Transmission of Chinese Coronavirus Confirmed as Case Numbers Surge
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/21/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/21/2020   Medical News Today - General
New research in macaques finds that changing the delivery method of an existing tuberculosis vaccine can drastically improve its efficacy.
01/20/2020   Medical News Today - General
A new review investigates sex differences in cardiometabolic disorders. The authors conclude that women are more at risk of receiving the wrong treatment.
01/20/2020   Medical News Today - General
The internet contains reams of information on probiotics. A new study tests the claims of popular websites and conclude that many are misleading.
01/19/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study examines the link between drinking tea and lower rates of depression in older Chinese adults, revealing the characteristics of tea drinkers.
01/19/2020   Medical News Today - General
A new study examines the link between drinking tea and lower rates of depression in older Chinese adults, revealing the characteristics of tea drinkers.
01/18/2020   Medical News Today - General
Gut bacteria live alongside billions of viruses. A new study investigates how specific foods impact these viruses and, therefore, gut bacteria.
01/18/2020   Medical News Today - General
New research in pigs examines how sugar intake affects the brain's reward circuits and finds that changes are noticeable after just 12 days.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
The exact length of time that molly, or MDMA, stays in a person's system depends on several factors, including how much of the drug they have taken. Learn more here.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
Adnexal masses are lumps that form in the adnexa of the uterus, which includes the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. Keep reading to learn more.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
Using castor oil to induce labor is growing in popularity. In this article, learn about the risks, the research, and whether or not it actually works.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
Some people may experience sensations of a dry mouth at night. This article outlines the potential causes and their associated treatment options.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
Some people believe that certain eye exercises can help improve vision or treat eye conditions. There are a number of eye exercises a person can try. Read about them here.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
Taking an appetite suppressant produced by gut bacteria may help increase the value of moderate exercise for weight loss, according to a new study.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
Reports of a novel virus spreading to countries in East and Southeast Asia have put local authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) on alert.
01/17/2020   Medical News Today - General
People have discussed the potential health benefits of turmeric for thousands of years. A recent review assesses the evidence for its use against cancer.
01/16/2020   Medical News Today - General
Cannabidiol (CBD) is available in many different forms, including oils, tablets, and creams. The ideal dosages of CBD vary depending on its form and usage. Learn more here.
01/16/2020   Medical News Today - General
Ethmoid sinusitis is an inflammation of the ethmoid sinuses, which sit between the eyes. This article provides an overview of the condition.
01/16/2020   Medical News Today - General
Genes determine around 80% of a person's height, but environmental factors can also affect it. This article looks at how people can increase their height during development.
01/16/2020   Medical News Today - General
Dental implants are artificial structures that replace missing teeth. Learn more about the different types and implantation procedures.
01/16/2020   Medical News Today - General
A blood transfusion is a safe procedure that can help treat several conditions. Read this article to learn about the different types of blood transfusions and why a person might need one.
01/15/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
Newly published research sets a different standard for hypertension and what constitutes optimal systolic blood pressure for people aged 80 or older.
01/15/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
Stanford University researchers have identified four different biological pathways for aging. This finding may help people slow down aspects of old age.
01/14/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
A person might experience an itchy face for a variety of reasons. In this article, learn more about the possible causes and how to treat them.
01/14/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
The findings of a new study suggest that training for and running a marathon for the first time can 'turn back time' on a person's vascular age.
01/12/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Sinus Headache Pain, Symptoms, Treatments, Remedies, and Cures
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/11/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/13/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/09/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Coping With Winter Nosebleeds
Category: Health News
Created: 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/07/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Many With Dog Allergies Might Only Be Allergic to Male Dogs
Category: Health News
Created: 1/7/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/07/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Sinus Surgery (Endoscopic) Procedure
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/8/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/07/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study has found an association between poor bone health — which can be a sign of osteoporosis — and exposure to high levels of air pollution.
01/05/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study found a link between inadequate hydration and poorer cognitive functioning, especially in memory and attention tasks — but only in older women.
01/04/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
The findings of a new study suggest that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid proteins in the brain may not be the cause of Alzheimer's disease.
01/02/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Allergic Reaction First Aid
Category: Health News
Created: 1/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/02/2020   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Sinus Infection vs. Allergies
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/3/2020 12:00:00 AM
01/01/2020   Medical News Today - Seniors
By conducting interviews with older Londoners, researchers have revealed a range of misconceptions that may result in serious dehydration.
12/31/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study finds an association between the Western dietary pattern, which is high in unhealthful fats and sugars, and age-related vision loss.
12/25/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Could You Be Allergic to Additives?
Category: Health News
Created: 12/25/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/26/2019 12:00:00 AM
12/22/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study in older adults has found a strong correlation between having found meaning in one's life and having good overall health.