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Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace March 24, 2017

Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

Bavencio Approved for Rare Skin Cancer March 23, 2017

First sanctioned treatment in U.S. for aggressive tumor

New Parkinson's Drug Xadago Approved March 22, 2017

To help prevent 'off' episodes among users of levodopa/carbidopa

Heart Drug Digoxin May Raise Death Risk for Some Patients: Study March 22, 2017

Those with irregular heartbeat are especially vulnerable right after starting the medicine, researcher says

FDA OKs Parkinson's Add-On Drug March 22, 2017

Xadago is taken during 'off' periods when symptoms escalate

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

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

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows March 21, 2017

Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety

TV Ads Help Drive Testosterone Supplement Sales March 21, 2017

Study found link between ads airing, men being tested for low levels of hormone, getting treatments

No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids March 21, 2017

No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, 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

Steroid Shots Offer No Long-Term Relief for Low-Back Pain March 20, 2017

Pain reduction aimed at reducing disc inflammation doesn't last, study finds

Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Won't Curb Men's Dementia Risk March 20, 2017

Brain expert says it's unlikely that any one nutrient would be a 'silver bullet'

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

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids March 20, 2017

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Spring-Clean Your Medicine Cabinet to Safeguard Your Kids March 20, 2017

Tips for proper storage and disposal to help prevent accidental poisonings

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

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

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks March 20, 2017

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

New Cholesterol Drugs May Beat Statins, But Price Tag Is High March 17, 2017

Repatha, inclisiran lowered cholesterol levels even further, but first costs about $14,000 a year to take

Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study March 17, 2017

Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

Are Blood Thinners Overused in Patients With Irregular Heartbeat? March 17, 2017

Those with low stroke risk might not benefit, new study contends

Many College Football Players Lack Vitamin D: Study March 17, 2017

Deficiency could put them at risk for muscle injuries

Opioid Dependence Can Start in Just a Few Days March 16, 2017

Prescribing narcotic painkillers for 3 days or less may lower chances of addiction, study finds

Taking Statins May Boost Heart Surgery Outcomes March 16, 2017

Using cholesterol-lowering medications up to and on operation day linked to better survival rates in study

Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes March 15, 2017

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study March 15, 2017

30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked

There's Bad Buzz on Antibiotics for Honeybees March 14, 2017

Researchers say the drugs wipe out the insects' beneficial gut bacteria

Skip the Antibiotics for Mild Eczema in Kids March 14, 2017

Skin condition cleared up just as well without use of the drugs, study found

Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'? March 13, 2017

Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say March 13, 2017

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

Severe Low Blood Sugar Episode May Up Death Risk in Those With Type 2 Diabetes March 10, 2017

Study also found a jump in heart disease and stroke odds

Cure Found for Cancer Killing Endangered Tasmanian Devils March 10, 2017

Immunotherapy said to offer best defense against deadly facial tumors

7 in 10 U.S. Workplaces Hit by Opioid Abuse: Survey March 10, 2017

Poll also found most employers unprepared to deal with the issue

Pot Use Tied to Higher Odds for Stroke, Heart Failure March 09, 2017

Study couldn't prove cause and effect, but experts say it's another risk factor to heed

Impotence Meds Might Give Men's Hearts a Boost, Too March 09, 2017

But evidence isn't strong enough to routinely recommend Viagra or Cialis after heart attack, experts say

Many People Don't Take Their High Blood Pressure Meds: Study March 06, 2017

Failure to follow doctors' orders leads to unnecessary and costly treatment, research shows

Noctiva Approved for Frequent Urination at Night March 06, 2017

For adults who awaken to urinate at least twice nightly

Patients Often Reject Drug-Only Psychiatric Treatment March 06, 2017

Compliance more likely when doctors prescribe talk therapy, study finds

Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk? March 06, 2017

Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils

Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms March 03, 2017

Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist says

FDA Throws Cold Water on Whole Body Cryotherapy March 03, 2017

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous, agency warns

Don't Believe Everything You Read on Skin-Care Product Labels March 03, 2017

Terms like 'hypoallergenic' and 'fragrance-free' may not mean what you think they do, doctor says

FDA Approves New Treatment for Dust Mite Allergies March 02, 2017

Odactra is a year-round treatment for reactions to the tiny bugs that share your home

How Much Melatonin Is Really in That Supplement? March 02, 2017

Study finds amount can vary widely depending on the brand of sleep aid, with implications for health

Immune Disorders Such as MS, Psoriasis May Be Tied to Dementia Risk March 02, 2017

Study found 20 percent higher odds for memory-robbing condition, but didn't prove cause and effect

Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D March 01, 2017

The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

Xermelo Approved for Tumor-Related Diarrhea March 01, 2017

Drug will treat a condition called carcinoid syndrome diarrhea

Antiviral Flu Drugs Safe in Mid-to-Late Pregnancy: Study March 01, 2017

No higher rates of complications seen in babies when mom took these meds after 22 weeks of pregnancy

What Guides Docs' Sleeping Pill Picks? 'Same Old Same Old,' Study Says March 01, 2017

Researchers asked why one popular drug is prescribed over another

Study Tracks Bleeding Risk From Common Blood Thinners February 28, 2017

Research looked specifically at bleeds inside the skull and near the brain

Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications February 28, 2017

This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

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