• Scientists Use CRISPR Tool in Attempt to Cure HIV By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    SCIENTISTS USE CRISPR TOOL IN ATTEMPT TO CURE HIV

    Chinese researchers used the tool to give a patient blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS-causing virus, the Associated...

    Cures, AIDS
  • Stricter Arsenic Standard Made Public Drinking Water Safer: Study By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    STRICTER ARSENIC STANDARD MADE PUBLIC DRINKING WATER SAFER: STUDY

    The new standard was introduced in 2001. Since then, the percentage of public water systems in violation fell from 1.3% in 2008 to...

  • Is Your Pelvic Pain a Sign of Endometriosis? By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    IS YOUR PELVIC PAIN A SIGN OF ENDOMETRIOSIS?

    Women are most likely to develop endometriosis between the ages of 25 and 50, and it may contribute to reduced fertility. Left untreated...

  • Zantac Heartburn Drug May Contain Carcinogen: FDA By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    ZANTAC HEARTBURN DRUG MAY CONTAIN CARCINOGEN: FDA

    While preliminary tests found low levels of the nitrosamine impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine in some ranitidine products, the FDA said...

    Drugs
  • CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    CDC REVISES NUMBER OF VAPING-LINKED LUNG ILLNESSES

    U.S. health officials have revised downward the number of cases of a severe lung injury linked to vaping, from more than 450 cases...

  • Study: More U.S. Teen Girls Are Victims of Suicide By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    STUDY: MORE U.S. TEEN GIRLS ARE VICTIMS OF SUICIDE

    Suicide death rates among 10- to 19-year-old girls have been systematically underestimated, while rates among boys have been overestimated,...

  • Is Your State One of the 'Most Obese' in America? By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    IS YOUR STATE ONE OF THE 'MOST OBESE' IN AMERICA?

    In 2018, the nine states with adult obesity rates above 35% were: Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri,...

    Obesity
  • Groupons For Medical Treatment? Welcome To Today's U.S. Health Care By Web MD   -   Sep 13, 2019

    GROUPONS FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT? WELCOME TO TODAY'S U.S. HEALTH CARE

    Groupon and other deal sites are the latest marketing tactic in medicine, offering bargain prices but potentially unnecessary, duplicative...

  • Do Baby Food Pouches Cause Eating Problems? By Web MD   -   Sep 12, 2019

    DO BABY FOOD POUCHES CAUSE EATING PROBLEMS?

    Child health experts say overusing baby food pouches could potentially breed poor eating habits and stunt development of feeding skills...

    Food, Child, Baby
  • What Is Your Risk for Prostate Cancer? By Web MD   -   Sep 12, 2019

    WHAT IS YOUR RISK FOR PROSTATE CANCER?

    The American Cancer Society estimates there will be nearly 175,000 new prostate cancer cases in the United States this year and over...

    Prostate, Cancer
  • Dementia Caregivers Often Face Sleepless Nights By Web MD   -   Sep 12, 2019

    DEMENTIA CAREGIVERS OFTEN FACE SLEEPLESS NIGHTS

    Investigators at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, found caregivers lost between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep a week due to difficulty...

    Sleep, Face
  • White House Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes By Web MD   -   Sep 12, 2019

    WHITE HOUSE MOVES TO BAN FLAVORED E-CIGARETTES

    The news came amid growing concern over the six deaths and 450 possible cases of lung illness linked with the use of e-cigarette products....

    Tobacco
  • Fitter Bodies Make for Healthier Brains, Study Finds By Web MD   -   Sep 12, 2019

    FITTER BODIES MAKE FOR HEALTHIER BRAINS, STUDY FINDS

    If you're looking for incentives to hit the gym, new research suggests that staying in good shape may help preserve brain structure,...

    Brain
  • Sleep Position Unlikely to Harm Baby in Pregnancy By Web MD   -   Sep 11, 2019

    SLEEP POSITION UNLIKELY TO HARM BABY IN PREGNANCY

    At the end of pregnancy, a woman's uterus and the baby take up a large portion of the body.

    Sleep, Pregnancy, Baby
  • EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals By Web MD   -   Sep 11, 2019

    EPA TO PHASE OUT CHEMICAL TESTING ON MAMMALS

    The EPA has long required that new chemicals be tested on a variety of animals - including rats, dogs, birds and fish - to assess their...

  • 1 in 6 Docs Say They Make Diagnostic Errors Daily By Web MD   -   Sep 11, 2019

    1 IN 6 DOCS SAY THEY MAKE DIAGNOSTIC ERRORS DAILY

    Pediatricians were less likely to say they made errors in their diagnoses every day , and emergency medicine doctors were more likely,...

  • Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance: Report By Web MD   -   Sep 11, 2019

    FEWER AMERICANS HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE: REPORT

    Meanwhile, about 27.5 million people lacked health insurance for all of 2018, up from 7.9% in 2017, which was the first increase since...

  • Injectables: Are Fillers and Neuromodulators Right for You? By Web MD   -   Sep 10, 2019

    INJECTABLES: ARE FILLERS AND NEUROMODULATORS RIGHT FOR YOU?

    For skin beauty treatment without surgery, neuromodulators and hyaluronic acid injectables are more popular. Experts explain the art...

    Skin, Hyaluronic Acid, Injections, Injection
  • The Link Between Menopause and Chronic Pain By Web MD   -   Sep 10, 2019

    THE LINK BETWEEN MENOPAUSE AND CHRONIC PAIN

    A study has found that women with menopause symptoms are nearly twice as likely to have chronic pain diagnoses, such as fibromyalgia,...

    Menopause
  • From to Trackers to Apps, Gyms Flex High-Tech Muscle By Web MD   -   Sep 10, 2019

    FROM TO TRACKERS TO APPS, GYMS FLEX HIGH-TECH MUSCLE

    From to Bluetooth technology and social media to high-tech screens and glasses, fitness clubs are using fun, innovative tools to set...