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Senators announce bipartisan plan to lower drug prices

1 hour ago   |   Healio

Two lawmakers introduced legislation today that they said would lower the price of prescription drugs for Americans, according to a press release. Senate Finance Committee...
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Stem cell therapy furthers research for infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome

1 hour ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

A phase I clinical trial is the first research monitored by the Food and Drug Administration that demonstrates the potential of regenerative therapy for hypoplastic left heart...
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Just How Effective Are ADHD Meds?

Just How Effective Are ADHD Meds?

3 hours ago   |   Web MD

In addition to helping kids calm down and concentrate in school, the review also found that the drugs help children avoid a lot of long-term negative consequences associated...
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High-risk patients unable to take PCSK9 inhibitors have poor outcomes

3 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

Among high-risk patients prescribed PCSK9 inhibitors, those whose prescriptions were rejected by payers or who abandoned their prescriptions had worse outcomes compared with...
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Someday, an Arm Implant May Prevent H.I.V. Infection

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

In preliminary tests, a tiny rod containing a new drug offered promise as a shield against the virus. But a large clinical trial must still be done.
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Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Asia

5 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily

Genomic surveillance has revealed that malaria resistance to two first-line antimalarial drugs has spread rapidly from Cambodia to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia...
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Senators unveil compromise to reduce drug costs for seniors

5 hours ago   |   ABC News

Senators unveil bipartisan compromise to reduce drug costs for people with Medicare
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What is Osteopathy and How Can it Help?

What is Osteopathy and How Can it Help?

5 hours ago   |   Health Status

Osteopathy is a complementary therapy that uses a drug-free, non-invasive form of manual medicine that focuses on the overall health of the body. It uses ‘hands-on' techniques...
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Is A Support Group Right for You?

Is A Support Group Right for You?

5 hours ago   |   Health Status

Support groups of all different types exist to assist those who are in recovery from addiction to drugs or alcohol, to provide assistance to those struggling with behavioral...
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Scientists blame global warming for the spread of a deadly drug-resistant fungal infection

Scientists blame global warming for the spread of a deadly drug-resistant fungal infection

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, said Candida auris has evolved to be able to withstand higher heats than other similar fungi thanks to slowly...
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Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational...

Mothers-to-be on Mediterranean diet 'are less likely to suffer gestational diabetes or gain weight'

The risk of diabetes during pregnancy reduced by 35% in British women following a Mediterranean diet compared to a diet recommended by health officials. Read more ...

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA commits to early fall update on CBD while it reaffirms enforcement stance

FDA said today it will have an update on a new regulatory structure for CBD by early fall. The announcement came via a press release on another warning issued to a CBD marketer... Read more ...

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Oregon Students Are Now Allowed To Take Mental Health ‘Sick Days'

Mental health will finally be treated like physical health in Oregon schools this upcoming year Schools in Oregon will now treat mental health like any other physical ailment... Read more ...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement...

'Inadequate info sources' add to elite athletes' sparse supplement awareness, researchers say

Dietary supplementation appears to be widely used in sport with athletes relying on inadequate sources of information and may be largely unaware of sources to detect supplement... Read more ...

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Testosterone Therapy May Threaten the Heart

Those who took testosterone replacement therapy had a 21% higher risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or mini-stroke than those who did not take the... Read more ...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new...

US diplomats exposed to 'sonic attack' in Cuba DID suffer brain damage, new study finds 

Analyzing the brain scans of 40 diplomats, the team at Penn State identified differences in the grey matter compared to healthy individuals, leading them to believe something... Read more ...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from...

'My husband was given a death sentence after contracting a virus from contaminated blood'

Geraint Jones, who died at the age of 50, was diagnosed with hepatitis C and liver cancer after being given blood from infected donors following a terrible accident at work Read more ...

Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt...

Teenagers who skip breakfast are more likely to get fat 'because they opt for unhealthy food'

Missing a wholesome meal leads to a higher BMI and waist circumference, researchers in Brazil revealed. They said teens are likely to pick up junk food on the way to school. Read more ...

Rejection of Prescribed New, Expensive Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Higher...

Rejection of Prescribed New, Expensive Cholesterol Drugs Linked to Higher Heart, Stroke Risk

Insurance companies rejected around two-thirds of prescriptions for those at highest risk of heart diseases. Read more ...

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia

Drug resistant parasites were first detected in Cambodia in 2008 and had spread to neighbouring countries by 2017. Experts fear the strain could reach Africa, where the disease... Read more ...