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04/25/2019   Reuters Health
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Bausch Health Companies Inc's topical plaque psoriasis treatment, which is expected to be a key revenue driver for the company.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Like many working mothers, female physicians with kids often handle most housework and childcare duties, and the high burden of domestic duties prompts some to consider a career change, a new study suggests.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - College athletes may face a higher risk for sport-related concussions if they have insomnia or even if they're just chronically sleepy, a new study suggests.
04/25/2019   Medical News Today - General
Some psychologists believe that children go through four separate stages of cognitive development, which they call Piaget’s stages. Learn more about these stages, what they mean, and how to use them, here.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
Gilead Sciences Inc's experimental drug aimed at treating a type of fatty liver disease known as NASH failed to meet the main goal of a late-stage study on Thursday, two months after it failed another trial.
04/25/2019   Medical News Today - General
Early immune-related molecular changes in airway tissue could potentially predict invasive lung cancer and serve as prevention targets, new study suggests.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
Two drugmakers will pay nearly $125 million to resolve claims they used charities that help cover Medicare patients' out-of-pocket drug costs as a way to pay kickbacks aimed at encouraging the use of their high-priced medications, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.
04/25/2019   Medical News Today - General
New research in mice and human cell cultures has revealed that the taste cells of humans and other mammals can also contain smell receptors.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
Bayer is looking into future options for its established drugs business, partly because of price pressure in China, the German company's head of pharmaceuticals said on Thursday.
04/25/2019   Medical News Today - General
A new research study links the common anti-mold food additive propionate to blood sugar metabolism and insulin resistance in human volunteers and mice.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
Israel has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a turkey farm in the northern region of Hazafon, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from Israel's agriculture ministry.
04/25/2019   Reuters Health
Hundreds of drones will begin delivering life-saving vaccines, blood and medicines to patients in Ghana this week in the largest scheme of its kind, the global vaccine alliance GAVI said on Wednesday.
04/25/2019   Medical News Today - General
A recent study in mice identified a new brain circuit that appears to play a part in an animal's drive to overeat high-calorie foods.
04/25/2019   Medical News Today - General
Researchers look at what happens in the brains of people with vision loss to understand what allows them to hear better than their fully sighted peers.
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Americans Sitting More Than Ever, and Tech Is to Blame
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: AHA News: With Humor -- and Brain-Shaped Jell-O -- This Doctor Teaches Kids About Health
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can Obesity Shrink Your Brain?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Many E-Cigs Loaded With Germs, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Fatal Medical Emergencies on the Rise Worldwide: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Don't Assume Pot Will Make You Fat
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 3 Parenting Essentials to Safeguard Kids' Well-Being
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Do-It-Yourself Veggie Noodles
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Target Recalls Nearly Half a Million Wooden Toys for Choking Danger
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 'Two Wave' Flu Season Unusually Long: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Not All Cervical Cancer Rates Are Declining
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Electrical Stimulation Restores Parkinson's Patients' Walking Ability
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Video Games Don't Hamper Boys' Social Skills, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can Pregnancy Put a Damper on Your Career?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Untrained Caregivers Bear Burden of Care for Families: Report
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Asthma Myths That Can Hurt You
Category: Health News
Created: 4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Appendectomy
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/25/2019   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Anger Management
Category: Health News
Created: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
There are many possible causes of hip pain. However, gently stretching and exercising the hips can often help relieve this pain. In this article, we describe 14 hip exercises that can strengthen the muscles, restore mobility, and ease pain.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed an antitrust lawsuit against the health information network Surescripts on Wednesday, accusing them of using illegal means to maintain monopolies over two portions of the electronic prescribing market.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
U.S. President Donald Trump touted progress in the fight against opioid abuse on Wednesday and promised to hold drugmakers accountable for their part in the crisis, a day after his administration brought its first related criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
An itchy scalp links to hair loss in several different ways. In this article, we look at the causes of each of these issues, the links between them, and possible treatments and home remedies.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
Famous for its roasted suckling pig and wines, the Portuguese city of Cantanhede now hosts the country's first medical cannabis production farm - a budding European hub of efforts to meet growing demand for the flowering herb.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
More than 20 million children a year missed out on measles vaccines across the world in the past eight years, laying a path of exposure to a virus that is now causing disease outbreaks globally, a United Nations report said on Thursday.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
Many factors can cause hair breakage, including hair styling methods, products, diet, and stress. This article looks at common causes and how to treat dry, brittle, or broken hair.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
The United States has recorded 695 measles cases from 22 states as of April 24, the largest number of cases reported in the country since measles was eliminated in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Playing video games may not necessarily impair children's social skills, and a new study suggests that any behavioral effect that frequent gaming might have may occur only in pre-teen girls.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
Health workers in one of the epicenters of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak threatened on Wednesday to go on strike as early as next week if authorities don't do more to protect them.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Low-income people with chronic diseases who get free meals delivered that are tailored to their medical needs are less likely to be admitted to hospitals or nursing homes, a study in Massachusetts suggests.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - The more adversities people face, the more likely they are to start smoking and the less likely they are to quit, a U.S. study suggests.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
Lupus is an autoimmune condition that can cause inflammation and other problems in the body. Many of the symptoms are similar to those of other conditions, so doctors may find it hard to diagnose. Learn about the early symptoms, as well as the diagnosis and treatment, of lupus here.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
People can safely remove facial hair at home using various creams and tools. Learn more about different methods and how to use them here.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
People can remove upper lip hair using a range of creams, tools, and dermatological treatments. In this article, we look at 10 of the best methods.
04/24/2019   Reuters Health
Young children should not spend more than an hour a day watching television and videos or playing computer games and infants less than one year old should not be exposed to electronic screens at all, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
Using a mouse model, scientists have shown for the first time that anesthetics activate the same group of cells in the brain as that which induces sleep.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
Ginkgo seed extracts can fight bacteria that harm the skin, but researchers are still a long way from developing them into safe products.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
Diabetic shock occurs when a person’s blood sugar levels become dangerously low. Diabetic shock is not a medical term, but people sometimes use it to refer to severe hypoglycemia. This article provides an overview of this condition and its treatment.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
New research in mice pinpoints some of the key mechanisms that ketamine triggers in the brain to fight the symptoms and characteristics of depression.
04/24/2019   Medical News Today - General
New research in mice uses gene-regulating molecules called microRNAs to repair heart tissue after an adverse cardiovascular event such as a heart attack.
04/23/2019   Medical News Today - General
Both heartburn and heart attacks can cause pain in the center of the chest. Heartburn is a symptom of acid reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). As a heart attack is a medical emergency, being able to tell the difference between heartburn and cardiac chest pain is crucial. Learn more here.
04/23/2019   Medical News Today - General
The pancreas plays a strong role in diabetes because it produces insulin and helps regulate blood sugar levels. In this article, we look into the links between diabetes and the pancreas.
04/23/2019   Medical News Today - General
A chocolate cyst is an ovarian cyst filled with blood. These growths form in people with endometriosis, usually when the condition is severe. Here, learn about the treatments for chocolate cysts and their potential effects on fertility.
04/21/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A first-of-its-kind study finds that increased muscle power, rather than muscle strength, can significantly prolong life for seniors.
04/19/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Nasal Airway Surgery (Septoplasty) and Turbinectomy
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 6/1/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/18/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research examines the effect of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial magnetic stimulation on age-related memory decline.
04/18/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Egg Allergy? Don't Let That Stop You From Getting Vaccinated
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/18/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Food Allergies Can Strike at Any Age
Category: Health News
Created: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/17/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Some Batches of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Recalled for Undeclared Tree Nuts
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/15/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
There is no cure for autism. And many products claiming to 'cure' autism carry significant risks. Learn more about autism and how FDA cracks down on false claims.
04/15/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Living With Animal Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/12/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) examines global life expectancies and access to health services across the world.
04/10/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen to anyone. And these types of injuries, which include concussions, contribute to a substantial number of emergency room visits, and even deaths, each year. Learn more about TBI. And note: If you have a head injury, seek medical attention right away. The FDA has not approved any devices that can assess or diagnose a concussion without an evaluation by a health care provider.
04/10/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Preventing Kids' Food Allergies Starts in Infancy
Category: Health News
Created: 4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/10/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Climate Change Could Worsen Sneezin' Season
Category: Health News
Created: 4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/09/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Immune-Targeted Treatment Might Help Prevent Peanut Allergy Crises
Category: Health News
Created: 4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/08/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Working memory tends to decline with age, and this problem is characterized by poor synchronicity between brain regions. Can researchers 'fix' this issue?
04/08/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Pre-owned test strips can give incorrect results and may not be safe to use with your device. So the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends that you do not buy or sell previously owned glucose test strips. Talk to your health care provider if you are not sure where to buy test strips for your glucose meter or if you cannot afford to buy the test strips recommended for use with your meter.
04/03/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Oxidative stress can damage cells and occurs when there is an excess of free radicals. The body produces free radicals during normal metabolic processes but also produces antioxidants to neutralize them. Long-term oxidative stress can contribute to aging and may play a role in a number of conditions. Learn more here.
04/03/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Health Tip: Taming Allergies
Category: Health News
Created: 4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/02/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Under-the-Tongue Allergy Pills Replacing Shots for Many
Category: Health News
Created: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM
04/01/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study investigates the impact of 1 weekly hour of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity on disability in people with knee osteoarthritis.
04/01/2019   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Spring Is the Sneezing Season
Category: Health News
Created: 3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
03/29/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Dark spots on the skin are usually the result of hyperpigmentation. They are usually harmless. In this article, we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments for dark spots on the skin.
03/28/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
Study of 531 cognitively healthy older adults over 11.5 years finds no link between smoking and dementia after accounting for 'competing risk' of death.
03/28/2019   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. A variety of FDA-approved medications are available to help people successfully quit smoking.
03/27/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study compares the effects of a low-carb diet with those of a regular diet and a low-fat diet on knee osteoarthritis in older adults.
03/27/2019   Health Information Update for the FDA
Mammograms are still the best primary tool for breast cancer screening. To continue to protect women's health, the FDA is proposing updates to the mammography regulations to reflect advances in mammography technology and processes.
03/25/2019   Medical News Today - Seniors
New research shows that light and moderate exercise benefits the brain both immediately and in the long run, providing a person is active frequently.