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Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis May 26, 2017

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

Scientists Report Progress on Genetic Test for Anal Cancer May 26, 2017

But research is still in early stages

FDA OKs First Cancer Drug by Genetic Type, Not Organ of Origin May 24, 2017

Keytruda is targeted to specific cancers with specific DNA that can arise in multiple sites

Taking Opioids Before Knee Surgery Could Raise Pain Later May 23, 2017

People who took the powerful painkillers pre-procedure had less pain relief later, study finds

Overcrowded ERs Risky for Some Seriously Ill Patients May 22, 2017

People with sepsis had to wait almost an extra hour for antibiotics in busy hospitals, study finds

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma? May 19, 2017

Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

Chemo Drug May Buy Time for Those With Bile Duct Cancer May 18, 2017

For patients with the rare disease, survival benefit was seen in those given Xeloda, researchers say

Century-Old Technique May Help Infertile Couples Conceive Without IVF May 18, 2017

In study, flushing fallopian tubes with an oil allowed 40 percent of couples to achieve pregnancy

A New Way to Avoid an Embarrassing Male Sexual Problem? May 15, 2017

Handy anesthetic 'wipes' may help some -- but not all -- guys with premature ejaculation, small study finds

'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido May 15, 2017

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

Speed Is Key When a Stroke Strikes May 12, 2017

Getting help fast can save lives, lower disability, neurologists advise

Treat Autism Even Before Symptoms Show? May 11, 2017

Small study found 'at-risk' babies did better if therapists trained parents to communicate more effectively

Life Expectancy With HIV Nears Normal With Treatment May 11, 2017

Still small, but persistent gaps for some groups with HIV, global health expert says

New Guidelines Say No to Most 'Keyhole' Knee Surgeries May 11, 2017

Widely used arthroscopy won't help arthritic degeneration, expert panel says

Heart Failure Patients Do Better When Sticking With Same Hospital May 10, 2017

Continuity of care may be more important than speedy treatment, researchers say

Car Crash Rate Falls When People With ADHD Take Meds May 10, 2017

Hallmarks of the disorder -- including inattention, impulsivity -- raise accident risk, researchers say

Body Cooling May Help Brain After Cardiac Arrest May 10, 2017

Ask if your loved one qualifies, new guideline suggests

FDA Approves 1st New Drug for ALS in Decades May 08, 2017

Radicava, given intravenously, slows decline in patients with deadly neurological disease

Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety May 05, 2017

Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggests

Could an Ice Bag to the Face Be Life-Saver for Trauma Patients? April 26, 2017

This easy remedy might give first responders needed time to transport injured patients, researchers say

FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures' April 25, 2017

Warning letters issued for treatments sold without approval mainly on websites and in social media

Home Birth Safe for Some, But Not All, Women April 21, 2017

Certain factors make home delivery too chancy, pregnancy experts say

Pot Ingredient Might Ease Severe Epilepsy April 18, 2017

Cannabidiol appears to lessen 'drop seizures' for some Lennox-Gastaut syndrome patients, study finds

No Link Between Common Antibiotic, Irregular Heartbeat April 18, 2017

Azithromycin, commonly known as Zithromax, won't up odds for atrial fibrillation, study shows

Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone April 17, 2017

And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

Vaccine Targeting Brain Tumors Seems Safe in Study April 14, 2017

Combo therapy may also extend survival of glioblastoma patients, but more research needed

Healing Hands: Massage May Ease Chronic Back Pain April 14, 2017

People over 50 tended to respond best, study finds

Could a Clinical Trial Help Your Child? April 13, 2017

FDA outlines what to ask before enrollment

Diabetes Continues Its Relentless Rise April 12, 2017

But doctors making headway with heart complications among these patients

Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Tourette 'Tics' April 11, 2017

But neurology experts agree that more research is needed

'Video Feedback' Program Might Help Treat Autism in Babies April 11, 2017

Therapists help parents learn and better react to their infants' communication style

Preparing for Anesthesia: 5 Tips You Should Know April 07, 2017

Planning ahead can help you avoid complications during and after surgery

Music May Soothe the 'Savage Beast' of Post-Op Pain April 07, 2017

Live tunes, singing and rhythmic drumming appeared to help ease discomfort after back surgery

Who Really Needs Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Meds? April 06, 2017

Exercise and other lifestyle adjustments should be tried first, Consumer Reports advises

'Right-to-Try' Laws: A Patient's Best Last Chance or False Hope? April 06, 2017

Proposal would allow the gravely ill access to experimental therapies that may or may not work

Common Post-Op Ear Drops Tied to Eardrum Perforations in Kids March 30, 2017

Rate of the injury rises with quinolones, but researchers say alternatives have their own hazards

This Fanged Fish Might Someday Help Ease Your Pain March 30, 2017

Venom of Australia's fang blenny is a powerful opioid that might lead to better painkillers, scientist says

Exercising 2.5 Hours a Week May Slow Parkinson's Progression March 29, 2017

Even people with advanced disease might benefit, researchers say

New Eczema Drug Gets FDA's Blessing March 28, 2017

Injections may ease itchiness, redness in patients who don't get relief with topical creams, agency says

Health Insurance a Key to IVF Success, Researchers Say March 28, 2017

At $12,000 and up a cycle, many forgo second attempt if they don't have coverage

Curbing Sleep Apnea Might Mean Fewer Night Trips to Bathroom March 27, 2017

Research finds many men's urinary habits benefit when CPAP mask therapy is used

Leg Pain When Walking: Talk to Your Doctor March 24, 2017

Physician says there are ways to ward off peripheral artery disease

Ouch! How to Tell If You Have a Sprain, a Strain or a Tear March 24, 2017

They're not the same and some types of injuries take longer than others to heal

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows March 24, 2017

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts March 23, 2017

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice March 23, 2017

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant March 21, 2017

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease March 20, 2017

But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk March 20, 2017

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study March 20, 2017

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

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