FDA approves new drug to treat Parkinson’s disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today it has approved a new drug, Xadago, for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Roughly 50,000 Americans are...

Rare form of cancer linked to breast implants

A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration report has linked a rare form of cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma, or ALCL, to...

New study suggests older mothers are better mothers

A new study by Danish researchers suggests older mothers may be better at handling the early stages of motherhood and have a more positive...

Study finds energy drinks, alcohol increase injury risk

Researchers at the University of Victoria's Center for Addictions Research of British Columbia, or CARBC, found combining energy drinks and alcohol can increase a...

Ultrasound effective at measuring fluid in the lungs

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a way to use ultrasound technology to measure fluid in the lungs in pulmonary edema patients. The...

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study

Patients undergoing a surgical procedure to treat an irregular heartbeat are less likely to suffer problematic bleeding when given the blood thinner Pradaxa rather...

Blood test may spot return of lung cancer faster than scans

A blood test can detect the return of lung cancer months before CT and PET scans, a new study suggests. The research included 48 adults...

Study finds cholesterol-lowering drug may prevent heart disease

New research shows the powerful cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha may be effective in significantly reducing a person's risk of heart attack or stroke. Repatha, a PCSK9...

Glyphosate not carcinogenic, European chemicals agency says

The European Chemicals Agency, or ECA, Committee for Risk Assessment, or RAC, has decided to maintain its current stance that glyphosate does not meet...

Study finds quality sleep feels same as winning the lottery

Psychologists at the University of Warwick in England suggest improving quality of sleep has similar benefits to health and happiness as winning the lottery. Researchers...

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