Ditch the aspirin! Ginger works just as well. with NONE of the side effects
A daily dose of one aspirin a day is often prescribed for the prevention of heart disease to those who are at risk. However, just like with other over-the-counter drugs, the...
10 hours ago - Natural News - 3 articles
Dangerous increases in patients mixing opioids, benzodiazepines or Z-drugs
The number of Americans taking a dangerous combination of both opioids and benzodiazepines - a group of drugs commonly prescribed for pain, insomnia and anxiety - increased by...
11 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Pharmacists warn of a 'surge' in shortage of common medicines
Patients in England are struggling to get hold of drugs such as painkillers and anti-depressants.
11 hours ago - BBC
The FDA Is Trying to Make It Easier for Drug Companies to Provide Over-the-Counter Opioid Overdose Antidote
The Food and Drug Administration is trying to make it easier for drug companies to make nonprescription versions of opioid overdose antidote naloxone. The agency has created...
12 hours ago - Time
Blocking hormone uptake burns more fat
A newly discovered regulatory mechanism helps the body control the rate of fat metabolism, according to a new study. The finding may lead to new drugs to help burn stored fat...
12 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Combination therapy 88% effective against HIV, leishmaniasis coinfection
Extended treatment with a combination of AmBisome plus miltefosine is 88% effective in treating patients with HIV and visceral leishmaniasis coinfection, study results showed...
13 hours ago - Healio - 2 articles
F.D.A. Panel Splits on Whether to Approve New Diabetes Drug
The advisory committee voted 8-8 on approving the drug, to be called Zynquista, which would be the first oral medication for people with Type 1 diabetes.
14 hours ago - NY Times - 3 articles
FDA advisory committee splits vote recommending dual SGLT inhibitor for 1 diabetes
The Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee voted 8-8 in a decision on whether to recommend approval of a new drug application for oral sotagliflozin, a...
14 hours ago - Healio - 3 articles
Experimental Drug Could Help In Type 2 Diabetes
Researchers found that the compound - dubbed TTP399 for now - improved patients' blood sugar control when it was added to the standard medication metformin for six months.
15 hours ago - Web MD
Free hepatitis A vaccines offered at Seminole County health department
Central Florida is experiencing a spike in the number of hepatitis A infections, mostly among people who are homeless and use drugs, and to stymie the spread of the disease...
15 hours ago - Orlando Sentinel
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Frail older people are at greater risk of getting dementia, even when their...
Experts from Dalhousie University in Canada now believe frailty could reduce people's tolerance to brain changes, so that they are more likely to become forgetful.
Smoking Accelerates Aging
Smokers demonstrated a higher aging ratio, and both male and female smokers were predicted to be twice as old as their chronological age as compared to nonsmokers, revealed...
World Trade Center Responders at Higher Risk for Head, Neck Cancers
World Trade Center responders are more likely to have human papillomavirus -related head and neck cancers, reveals a new study.
Existing Concussion Tests for Ice Hockey Players Miss Vital Brain Function...
Novel tool measures the brain's vital signs using complex brainwave data as a new study finds that existing concussion tests often have persistent, undetected deficits in...
Blister Fluid Can Help Diagnose Burn Depth and Severity Much Faster
Blister fluid can identify burn depth and severity more accurately, reveals a new study.
Non-profit consumer group calls for action; cites increase in food recalls
Likening a trip to the grocery store to shooting craps, a consumer watchdog group is reporting that data from the U.S. government shows food recalls are on an upward trend...
Money Worries Linked to Heart Disease Risk Among African-Americans
Financial stress may contribute to heart disease risk in African-Americans, finds a new study.
Less Than Half of US Youth Discuss Sensitive Topics With Their Doctors, Says...
Modifying healthcare delivery practices may improve discussions between youth and their healthcare providers, stated new research.
Drinking Soft Drinks While Exercising in Hot Weather May Up Kidney Disease
Drinking soft drinks while exercising in hot weather can put you at a higher kidney disease risk, reveals a new study.
A Novel Stem Cell Approach to Treat Diabetes
Stem cell-derived beta cells have been developed by a researcher that produces correct amount of insulin more responsive to the fluctuating glucose in the cells.