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01/23/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - Puma Biotechnology Inc said on Tuesday a European regulatory panel indicated it was unlikely to provide a positive opinion on the company's breast cancer drug, sending its shares down 30 percent.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Chinese mothers who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy may be more likely to deliver preterm infants than women who live where the air is cleaner, a recent study suggests.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Aetna Inc will pay a $1.15 million civil fine and improve its privacy practices to settle charges that it leaked the HIV-positive status of 2,460 New York members in a mailing where it used envelopes with large transparent windows.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - People who suffer from sleep disturbances in midlife or as they age may be more likely to develop cognitive impairment than people who usually get plenty of uninterrupted rest, new research suggests.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration said on Tuesday it had changed a regulation to allow more healthcare professionals to prescribe a medication used to treat opioid addiction, opening up access in rural America where there are few doctors.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters Health) - Simple brochures given to patients having surgery might ultimately help control the opioid epidemic, a study suggests.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that invalidated a crucial Johnson & Johnson patent on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, limiting J&J’s ability to seek damages from Pfizer Inc over its launch of a lower-cost version of the drug.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City on Tuesday sued eight companies that make or distribute prescription opioids, blaming them for fuelling a deadly epidemic afflicting the most populous U.S. city.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
Morphea is a rare skin condition that results in areas of skin becoming hardened or discolored. Learn more about the causes and prognosis.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
(Reuters) - Healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday took a $13.6-billion charge related to the new U.S. tax law and plans to bring back billions of dollars from overseas immediately.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
A new study provides further evidence that exposure to a highly toxic form of amyloid beta injures mitochondria and triggers early events in Alzheimer's.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
Aerobic and strength training may help to prolong breast cancer survivors' lifespans by tackling treatment side effects, such as obesity or heart disease.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
Researchers at San Diego State University examine whether teens who spend a lot of time on their smartphones are more or less happy as a result.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
In this article, learn about teas for relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, including ginger, turmeric, peppermint, and chamomile.
01/23/2018   Reuters Health
LONDON (Reuters) - Drugmakers' response to the threat posed by "superbugs" remains patchy even after years of warnings, according to the first analysis of individual companies' efforts to tackle the antibiotic resistance crisis.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
When a new mole appears or a previously stable mole begins changing, it could be a sign of cancer. What about when a mole disappears?
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
An examination of sticky poop, including whether or not it is normal. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and the foods that cause it to happen.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
Learn all about kernicterus, a form of brain damage linked to severe jaundice in newborns. We look at the complications, diagnosis, and treatments for this
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers find that children with autism spectrum disorders who are bilingual have improved cognitive flexibility.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
Women experience certain nutritional deficiencies that affect their energy levels and their athletic performance. Could this supplement fix this problem?
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
Researchers from Switzerland describe a new method that improves cancer immunotherapy by 'cross-dressing' the dendritic cells of the immune system.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
Simple partial seizures are a form of seizure where a person does not lose consciousness. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options here.
01/23/2018   Medical News Today - General
In this article, we discuss the spleen. We will explain what the spleen does, the types of cells involved, and what happens when it goes wrong.
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: 'Hot' Yoga Is No Better for Your Heart: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Flu May Be Spread By Just Breathing
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Former NFL Pros Push for End to Kids' Tackle Football
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Governors Call on Trump to do More to Fight Opioid Crisis
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Why Evenings May Be a Dangerous Time for Dieters
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Severe Flu Cases Just Keep Rising: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Quick Test Could Spot Precursor to Esophageal Cancer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: How to Stay Safe on the Mountain
Category: Health News
Created: 1/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Winter Temps Raise Health Risks for Seniors
Category: Health News
Created: 1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Control Impetigo
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Health Tip: Prevent Weight Gain
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Can't Pay the Rent? Kids' Health May Suffer
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Opioid Epidemic Also Taking Toll on Babies
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Teen Drinking Ups Risk for Liver Diseases Later
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   MedicineNet Daily Health
Title: Want to Avoid Winter Weight Gain? Exercise
Category: Health News
Created: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
In this article, we take a look at short luteal phases, also known as luteal phase defects. We examine the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
01/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
A look at Fournier's gangrene, a potentially life-threatening form of necrotizing fasciitis. Included is detail on diagnosis and the outlook.
01/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
Many athletes turn to caffeine as a way of boosting their performance, but a new study suggests that regular caffeine intake may have the opposite effect.
01/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
Researchers developed a technique to see how drugs bind to a cancer target. Find out how they plan to harness to knowledge to design better cancer drugs.
01/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
A look at a black line on the nail, a common change that can happen due to a range of causes. Included is detail on the diagnosis and when to see a doctor.
01/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
New research reveals that the flu virus can spread in aerosol droplets that are formed during normal breathing, and not just through coughing and sneezing.
01/22/2018   Medical News Today - General
A look at the link between tamoxifen and weight gain. Included is detail on why weight gain can occur in breast cancer treatment, and other side effects.
01/14/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Regularly attending religious ceremonies — regardless of religion — may help us to live longer, healthier lives, according to new research.
01/12/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Parkinsonism is a condition that causes some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease alongside those of another disorder. We also look at diagnosis and treatment.
01/11/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
Just as obesity has become a serious problem in people, it's also a growing problem in pets, one that can seriously harm your pet's health.
01/11/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
An analysis of pooled data from published studies found significantly lower rates of frailty among older people who adhered to a Mediterranean diet.
01/10/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Are you looking for ways to improve your mind and boost brain power in 2018? Look no further; we have compiled the best brain enhancing methods to try.
01/10/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
Think it's too late to get a flu shot? Not so. Find out why.
01/09/2018   MedicineNet Allergies
Title: Chronic Rhinitis and Post-Nasal Drip (Symptoms, Treatment)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 7/13/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM
01/09/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
When consumed by women before and during pregnancy, folic acid, a B vitamin, may help prevent neural tube defects (NTDs).
01/08/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
FDA is committed to protecting the health of children by helping lower their exposure to radiation from X-ray exams.
01/08/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
In this article, learn all about the symptoms, causes, and types of atypical Parkinsonism, as well as what treatments are available.
01/05/2018   Health Information Update for the FDA
Will 2018 be the year you decide you want to quit smoking? Nearly 70 percent of current adult smokers say they want to quit. Check out this story for tips, including info about FDA-approved products and resources that can help.
01/04/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Striving to look younger? Exercising our facial muscles for 30 minutes at least every other day could knock years off our appearance, a new study suggests.
01/04/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Clostridium difficile infections are on the rise, and they now routinely kill thousands of people every year. Find out which food additive is to blame.
01/04/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Researchers investigate the potential of a new test in providing an early Parkinson's diagnosis. Could blood caffeine levels be a marker of the disease?
01/03/2018   Health News from MedlinePlus
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01/03/2018   Medical News Today - Seniors
Updated American Academy of Neurology guidelines say that regular exercise may improve memory and thinking in people with mild cognitive impairment.
12/31/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
While everyone with Parkinson's experiences the disease differently, it is broken down into several stages, depending on the symptoms. Learn more here.
12/30/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study finds a strong association between acid reflux and cancers of the respiratory and upper digestive tracts in older adults.
12/28/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/28/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/28/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Cognitive decline is a distressing experience, but there may be an easy way of keeping your brain healthy. Just take a moderately long walk every day.
12/28/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/28/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/27/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A new study finds that the common sleep disturbance raises the risk of cardiovascular-related mortality, particularly among elderly women.
12/27/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/27/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
As little as 2 hours spent walking in a polluted environment could cancel the positive health effects of exercise in older adults, says a new study.
12/26/2017   Health News from MedlinePlus
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12/24/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
A heel spur is a condition where a calcium deposit grows between the heel and arch of the foot. Learn about the common causes and when to see a doctor.
12/23/2017   Medical News Today - Seniors
Urosepsis is a term used to describe a type of sepsis that is limited to the urinary tract. It is a complication often caused by urinary tract infections.