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New research seeks to address sex disparities in women's health

35 minutes ago   |   News Medical   |   2 articles

Traditionally many health-related research projects focused only on males, assuming that females' bodies would respond the same way to a given intervention or drug.
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Electronic Cigarette Maker Juul Gets Raided

2 hours ago   |   Mercola

Electronic cigarettes go by several different names. While the most common name has been e-cigarettes, the brand name Juul not only has taken over the market, but also has...
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Civil action asks judge to order FDA to name ‘high risk' foods as mandated

2 hours ago   |   Food Safety

Two San Francisco Bay area activist organizations that previously pressured the FDA about keeping the Food Safety Modernization Act rulemaking on a schedule are again pushing...
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FDA, DHS announce memorandum of agreement to address cybersecurity in medical devices

2 hours ago   |   News Medical

As part of the Administration's ongoing efforts to strengthen cybersecurity in health care, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...
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Antibiotic Side Effects in Kids Lead to Nearly 70,000 ER Visits in the U.S. Each Year

2 hours ago   |   Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society   |   2 articles

The use of antibiotics drives the development of antibiotic resistance, a major threat to public health worldwide. But these drugs also carry the risk of harm to individual...
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Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain

2 hours ago   |   Medicine Net   |   2 articles

Title: Despite Opioid Crisis, Most Patients Want the Drugs for Post-Op Pain Category: Health News Created: 10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM
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CVS Health and Aetna $69 Billion Merger Is Approved With Conditions

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

CVS Health, the giant drugstore and pharmacy manager, will acquire one of the country's biggest insurers, another sign of industry consolidation.
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Sloan Kettering Researchers Correct the Record by Revealing Company Ties

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

The revised conflict-of-interest disclosures include new information about financial ties between top cancer researchers and for-profit companies.
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Can Zelnorm Make a Comeback? Will Resolor Finally Reach the U.S.?

10 hours ago   |   MedPageToday

FDA panel to consider two constipation drugs with backstories
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WATCH: Volunteers help soothe West Virginia's drug-exposed babies

10 hours ago   |   ABC News

"You just don't realize how bad it really is," one volunteer said.
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Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery: New Insights

New study reveals the best way to calculate weight regain after bariatric surgery to identify more specifically the patients at risk for recurrence or new onset of health problems. Read more ...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental...

Population Aging and Decrease may Have Socioeconomic and Environmental Benefits: Study

Continued population growth is a global threat. Short-term economic concerns, while valid, cannot be prioritized over the long-term health of our environment and our societies. Read more ...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective...

The spikenard, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease

With cardiovascular disease among the leading causes of death worldwide, a lot of time is spent on research to find possible ways to cure or prevent fatalities from the... Read more ...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis and 127 in total are under... Read more ...

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began... Read more ...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD...

Fathers who smoke raise the risk of their GRANDCHILDREN developing ADHD, study suggests

A new study from Florida State University has found that fathers who smoke are more likely to have children and grandchildren with attention deficit disorders and hyperactivity. Read more ...

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

Half of parents think the flu shot causes the flu, study reveals  

The study by Orlando Health comes after figures showed fewer kids were vaccinated last year - something US Surgeon General Jerome Adams blamed for the record-high death toll... Read more ...

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Bariatric surgery can reduce heart attacks, strokes and death in obese people

Two new studies from Kaiser Permanente and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health found those who undergo surgery are 40 percent less likely to have a... Read more ...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative...

Brazil's next big grain? Researchers propose pearl millet as an alternative to rice and maize

Brazilian researchers found that pearl millet has higher protein and fiber than rice, and isolated bacterial strains from the fermented bran may have probiotic potential. Read more ...

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Kids Are Less Violent In Countries That Ban Spanking

Youth living in countries with bans on corporal punishment were 31 percent less violent In a new study, researchers found banning spanking and other forms of corporal... Read more ...