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10/23/2017   Reuters Health
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has won U.S. approval for a new and improved shingles vaccine, the second of three key products for which the British drugmaker expects approval this year.
10/23/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline's gene therapy for the so-called "bubble boy" disease was approved by Britain's healthcare cost watchdog NICE, despite a price tag of almost 600,000 euros ($700,000).
10/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
Although ear infections are most common in children, adults can also get them. Learn all about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options here.
10/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
Scientists have estimated the number of mutations involved in driving cancer. The mutations have been found to vary depending on the type of cancer.
10/23/2017   Medical News Today - General
Mothers who give birth in winter or spring may be less likely to develop postpartum depression, compared with those who give birth in summer or fall.
10/22/2017   Reuters Health
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy status to the combination of Tafinlar and Mekinist to treat patients with BRAF V600-positive stage III melanoma following surgery.
10/22/2017   Reuters Health
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Retailer Meijer Inc said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states because of possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people.
10/22/2017   Reuters Health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was willing to bring healthcare legislation up for a vote but was waiting for the go-ahead from President Donald Trump, who sent mixed signals last week about a bipartisan bill that would shore up insurance markets.
10/22/2017   Reuters Health
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said on Sunday, following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at his appointment.
10/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
We look at neural foraminal stenosis, a condition where a nerve in the spine becomes compressed. Find out more on the symptoms and methods of diagnosis.
10/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
Fish oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which may help reduce inflammation. Could fish oil be beneficial in the treatment of arthritis?
10/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about five possible causes of white spots on the face. Why might spots appear and what treatment options are available?
10/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
While arthritis is known to cause inflammation in the joints, it can also cause problems in the eyes. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments.
10/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
A look at how to stop crying. Included is information on how to control crying with both mental and physical approaches, and how to avoid triggers.
10/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
Researchers suggest that ketamine may be an effective treatment for migraine among patients who fail to respond to standard therapies.
10/22/2017   Medical News Today - General
Researchers from Cornell University may have discovered how UV rays trigger skin cancer and found a potential way to prevent melanomas from occurring.
10/21/2017   Reuters Health
MORGANTOWN, West Virginia (Reuters) - A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time.
10/21/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products like Johnson's Baby Powder for feminine hygiene.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
There are many different possible causes of shoulder blade pain. In this article, we take a look at some common ones and their treatment options.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
While headaches are not usually dangerous, they may indicate poor blood sugar control in a person with diabetes. Learn more in this article.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
A look at the seven best essential oils for bug bites. Included is information on what oils to avoid, and solutions for when further treatment is needed.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
In this article, we look at the symptoms of arthritis in the toes, as well as how a person can find relief from arthritic pain and discomfort.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
How can you gain control of your nightly dreams and influence their outcome? Researchers reveal the most effective lucid dream induction techniques.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
We look at cricopharyngeal spasm, a condition where the muscles in the throat spasm uncontrollably. Learn more about the medical treatment options here.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
Can a drink help to improve your performance in a foreign language? A new study suggests that may be the case, but only for low doses of alcohol.
10/21/2017   Medical News Today - General
Researchers have found a link between oral sex and smoking and an increased risk of a type head and neck cancer triggered by the human papillomavirus.
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Could Too Much Exercise Be Bad for Men's Hearts?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: People Deemed Better Looking, Better Off After a Nose Job
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: More Young Kids Spending Lots of Time on Phones, Tablets
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Gene Therapy Approved for B-Cell Lymphoma
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Is a Dangerous Bird Flu on the Horizon?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Obamacare Widened Access to Cancer Care
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Lying Down After an Epidural: A Smart Idea?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: State Laws Help Reduce Concussions in Youth Sports
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 3 Million Americans Say They Carry Handguns Every Day
Category: Health News
Created: 10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Latex Allergy
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Finding Safe Shoes for the Elderly
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Pollution Tied to 9 Million Deaths Worldwide in 2015
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Smartphones, Tablets Sabotaging Teens' Sleep
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients?
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Exercising With Asthma or Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/21/2017   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Cataracts Afflict Children Who Survived West Africa Ebola Epidemic
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2017   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - DBV Technologies SA said on Friday its peanut allergy treatment did not meet the main goal in a highly anticipated late-stage study, sending its U.S.-listed shares sharply down.
10/20/2017   Reuters Health
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor told jurors on Friday that a Massachusetts pharmacist gambled with patients' lives by making drugs in unsafe ways that led to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, but a defense lawyer said he was no murderer.
10/20/2017   Medical News Today - General
Many home remedies are suggested for treating burns, but which ones work? We look at which home remedies can help and which ones should be avoided.
10/20/2017   Medical News Today - General
Taking aspirin every day could help to lower the risk of liver cancer for patients infected with hepatitis B, a new study suggests.
10/20/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Enjoy a happy and safe Halloween by following these guidelines from FDA, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
10/20/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Delayed word processing may predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease, scientists find. The research may lead to new testing practices.
10/20/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Recognize Symptoms of Latex Allergy
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/20/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Exercising With Asthma or Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

And many keep them concealed, review finds

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Study finds more students are reporting symptoms, preventing recurring injuries

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

H7N9 is still confined to China, but new research suggests potential for wider transmission

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Maybe, but only for white men, study suggests

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Survey finds big jump over past 6 years in media availability, use for youngest Americans

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

But the study only included patients who achieved 'ideal' results

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Study may advance what's known about canine-human communication

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Less than the recommended 150 minutes a week still seemed to help, study found

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Yescarta fights a type of lymphoma; move is heralded as helping open 'new era' in medical care

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Behavior was strongly linked to greater suicide risk, UK study found

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10/19/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Review suggests need for clearer boundaries between work, personal life

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10/19/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research suggests that walking regularly significantly reduces mortality risk, even if the physical activity is below the recommended guidelines.
10/18/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Doubling amount given also improved their growth

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10/18/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Non-narcotic drug far more effective in new study

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10/18/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A longitudinal study suggests that, contrary to expectations, spending more than 7.5 hours per week exercising does not protect against blocked arteries.
10/18/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Immediate decontamination might help reduce harms of contact with hazardous chemicals, study suggests

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10/18/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports

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In these young patients, joint inflammation caused by overactive immune system

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10/18/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Those that contain high amounts of sugar trigger snacking later, study finds

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10/17/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

To be 'purrfectly' safe, check with your vet first, suggests FDA

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10/17/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus

Treatments vary, depending on severity of the condition

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10/17/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
Breast cancer in men tends to be diagnosed at an older age and a later stage, but is treated very similarly to breast cancer in women.
10/16/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
One of the largest studies of its kind finds that the guts of 'ridiculously healthy' 90-year-olds are just as healthy as those of 30-year-olds.
10/15/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study looks into the main reasons why menopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal women tend to become less sexually active as they age.
10/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers reveal how a compound in green tea called EGCG prevents the formation of toxic beta-amyloid plaques, which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.
10/13/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers have developed a hydrogel that has the potential to treat rheumatoid arthritis by absorbing the excess fluid that builds up in joints.
10/11/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
If you're purchasing medications for your pet online to save money or for convenience, there are Internet sites that represent legitimate pharmacies. But the FDA has found that there are others that sell unapproved pet drugs and counterfeit pet products, make fraudulent claims, dispense prescription drugs without requiring a prescription, and sell expired drugs. Any of these practices could mean that the products you are buying could be unsafe or ineffective for your pet.
10/10/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Scientists have found that deficient levels of fatty acid-binding proteins protect against diabetes, obesity, inflammation, and other age-related diseases.
10/10/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Penicillin Misconceptions May Raise Post-Op Infection Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/09/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers suggest that the loss of a gene called LSD1 plays a role in the brain cell death that occurs with Alzheimer's and frontotemporal dementia.
10/06/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Allergy Relief Do's and Don'ts
Category: Health News
Created: 10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/06/2017   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Learn Symptoms of Childhood Sinusitis
Category: Health News
Created: 10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
10/05/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Women who develop high blood pressure in their 40s may be at greater risk of dementia, a new study finds, but this association may not ring true for men.
10/04/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A government report has found that as many as 631,000 cases of cancer diagnosed in 1 year are related to being overweight and obese.
10/03/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Too much sunlight causes skin aging, sunburn, and skin cancer. Find out if chocolate can protect our skin from the damaging ultraviolet rays of the sun.
10/03/2017   Health Information Update for the FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reminding parents and caregivers not to put babies in sleep positioners. These products, sometimes also called "nests" or "anti-roll" products, can cause suffocation (a struggle to breathe) that can lead to death. Learn how to put a baby safely to sleep and which other products to avoid.
10/01/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Pneumonia is an infection of the lung tissue that can make it difficult to breathe due to inflammation, fluid, and pus. Learn about how to prevent it here.
10/01/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A hammer toe is a potentially painful toe deformity. We look at the types of hammer toe surgery, as well as what to expect during and after the procedure.
09/28/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Following up on a previous study, researchers find that caffeine is unlikely to improve movement symptoms for patients with Parkinson's disease.
09/27/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Flu vaccines are often less efficient in seniors, but a new study suggests that positive moods may improve the immune system response in people 65 or over.
09/26/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study reveals that the protein Cbf-beta switches progenitor cells from creating bone-producing cells to creating fat cells in bone marrow instead.
09/23/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In this article, learn about what determines height and if height can be increased as an adult. Are there ways to prevent a loss of height?
09/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
In this article, learn about arcus senilis. What are the risk factors, how is it diagnosed, how is it linked to high cholesterol, and can it be treated?
09/22/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study examines whether the personality of those affected by dementia or mild cognitive impairment starts to change before the onset of the disease.