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Almost 21 Million Worldwide Now Have Access to HIV Meds November 21, 2017

Insulin Pill May Delay Type 1 Diabetes in Some November 21, 2017

Quickly Treating Mini-Stroke Can Cut Risk for Future Stroke November 20, 2017

More Patients Are Having a Say in Their Medical Care November 17, 2017

Virtual Reality: A Helping Hand After Stroke November 15, 2017

Millions Could Miss Out on a Potential Alzheimer's Breakthrough November 15, 2017

Top Anti-Opioid Meds Are Equally Safe, Effective November 15, 2017

Can Treating Gum Disease Keep Blood Pressure in Line? November 15, 2017

Yoga May Give Lung Cancer Patients, Caregivers a Boost November 07, 2017

Opioids Not the Only Answer for Pain Relief in the ER November 07, 2017

Patients' Gut Bugs May Play Role in Cancer Care November 02, 2017

Managing Anxiety November 02, 2017

Medical Marijuana Won't Help Most Sick Kids October 23, 2017

Helped with chemo-linked nausea, epilepsy, but no evidence for other conditions

Skip Opioid Treatment for Migraine in the ER October 18, 2017

Non-narcotic drug far more effective in new study

Cooling Mitts, Socks May Ease a Major Chemo Side Effect October 18, 2017

Nerve damage in limbs causes some to stop cancer treatment early

Diabetes Pill Might Replace Injection to Control Blood Sugar October 17, 2017

Global study shows blood glucose levels dropped significantly, and low rates of low blood sugar

Daily 'Light Therapy' May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder October 12, 2017

Study found an hour in front of a light box helped ease depressive symptoms

Gene Therapy May Be Breakthrough for Boys With 'Lorenzo's Oil' Disease October 05, 2017

In study, treatment put brakes on the deadly neurological illness in most patients for 2 years

Newer Drug May Prolong Lymphoma Remission October 04, 2017

But blood cancer experts call for more research

Coming Soon: A Faster Test for Antibiotics Against UTIs? October 04, 2017

In the future, identifying which drug works best might take minutes rather than days, research suggests

Blood Thinners Can Come With Dangerous Side Effects October 03, 2017

Newer class of drugs can interact with multiple medications, researchers report

Heroin Taking Bigger Share of U.S. Opioid ODs October 02, 2017

Hospital discharges tied to the illicit drug are rising as those from prescription painkillers fall

Dialysis Patients Often End Up Back in the Hospital September 29, 2017

But the readmission is usually for a different problem, study finds

Is Older Blood OK to Use in a Transfusion? September 27, 2017

Ability to use less fresh blood could help ease shortages

Nerve Stimulation Pulls Patient From 15-Year Vegetative State September 25, 2017

But patient is only 'minimally conscious,' study author says

Stopping Aspirin Tied to Quick Rise in Heart Attack, Stroke Risk September 25, 2017

Swedish study finds those who quit the daily low-dose pill face a more rapid risk of cardio woes

Addictive Opioids Common for People on Dialysis September 21, 2017

But dose of pain-killing drugs often too high, researchers say

Cancer Treatment Can Affect Your Food Preferences September 19, 2017

Metallic tastes can appear for many patients on chemo

Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends September 12, 2017

Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market

Could Hormone Supplements for Menopause Make a Comeback? September 12, 2017

New study suggests the therapy won't increase risk of early death

Immune-Focused Drug May Be New Weapon Against Advanced Melanoma September 11, 2017

In head-to-head trial, Opdivo outperformed a similar drug, and with fewer side effects

New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma September 06, 2017

But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year

Drug Helped Protect Gay Teen Males From HIV September 05, 2017

Small study found Truvada worked when taken daily, but some strayed from regimen

FDA OKs Return of Once-Withdrawn Leukemia Drug September 01, 2017

At lower dose, Mylotarg extended survival against a certain type of blood cancer

Many U.S. Women Unaware of Fibroid Treatments: Poll August 29, 2017

Hysterectomy isn't the only choice, radiology experts say

Could an Estrogen Patch Boost Women's Sex Lives in Menopause? August 28, 2017

Study suggests that, given this way, short-term use of the hormone may help those who report symptoms

Drug May Fight Heart Disease in Whole New Way August 28, 2017

Study of injected medication suggests reductions in inflammation could be treatment target

How to Fight Fall Allergies August 27, 2017

Take medication before symptoms flare, reduce mold exposure and avoid pollen, allergy expert says

Common Treatment for Early Prostate Cancer May Carry Heart Risk August 25, 2017

Hormone-suppressing regimen may raise odds for heart failure, but it brings benefits, too, researchers say

After Heart Attack, Just 1 in 3 Go for Rehab: CDC August 24, 2017

Recommended outpatient treatment reduces risk of recurrence

Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors August 24, 2017

But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says

Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds August 23, 2017

Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms

Many Prescribed Opioids Even After Overdose August 22, 2017

Few receive anti-addiction medications after hospital discharge, researchers find

Nurses Learn How to Get Patients to Say 'Yes' to Blood Thinners August 17, 2017

Online training aims to make sure those hospitalized get treatment to prevent dangerous blood clots

Could Big Lifestyle Changes Be Key to Managing Type 2 Diabetes? August 15, 2017

Study finds lower blood sugar, reduced need for medication

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years August 15, 2017

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

Marijuana May Help Ease Nerve Pain, Review Finds August 14, 2017

But evidence for using pot to treat other types of pain or post-traumatic stress remains inconclusive

Antiperspirant Use Seems Safe During Breast Cancer Treatment: Study August 11, 2017

Many doctors worry about skin damage during radiation, but new research found no such effect

Cancer Takes Financial Toll, Even With Insurance August 10, 2017

1 in 6 insured patients spends one-third of their income on bills related to treatment, U.S. study finds

Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial August 09, 2017

Next step is to see if it works and for how long

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