Implantable Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
A cancer vaccine delivered in a fingernail-size implant eliminated melanoma tumors in mice, a new study reports.
One Step Closer to New Diabetes Treatment
Mitochondrial damage causes people with type 2 diabetes to lose insulin-producing cells, a finding that could lead to new treatments, researchers say.
Some Prescription Meds May Raise Seniors' Risks of Falling
Seniors who take antidepressants, sedatives and other psychotropic medications may be at increased risk for falls, a new review shows.
Ginkgo Won't Prevent Heart Attack, Stroke in Elderly
Among people aged 75 and older, the herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba does not prevent heart attacks, stroke or death, a new study finds.
Sleep Disorders Plague Cancer Patients
Insomnia and sleep disorders affect more than three-quarters of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, a rate nearly three times higher than that of the general population, a new study finds.
Vioxx Problems Known Years Before Recall
Problems with the popular arthritis drug Vioxx, including increased risk for heart attack, stroke and death, were known for years before the drug's voluntary withdrawal from the market in 2004, a new report says.
Three-Month Supply Lowers Drug Costs
Buying a three-month supply of prescription drugs is up to one-third cheaper than buying a one-month supply, according to a new study.
WHO: Swine Flu Shot Not Causing Deaths
The World Health Organization has ruled out swine flu vaccine as the cause of death in 41 people who had received the flu shot.
Vaccines on Horizon for AIDS, Alzheimer's, Herpes
You name it, the pharmaceutical industry is working on a vaccine to prevent it.
Heartburn Drugs Can Thwart Popular Blood Thinner
Combining the antacid Prilosec with the popular blood thinner Plavix (clopidogrel) can cut the effectiveness of Plavix by half, putting patients at risk for heart attack or stroke, according to health officials.
Sharing Prescriptions Can Bring Harm, Not Healing
Sharing prescription medication with a family member or friend who needs care may seem like the right thing to do, even an act of kindness.
FDA Initiative Seeks to Reduce Accidental Overdoses
U.S. health authorities have unveiled an initiative designed to reduce preventable injuries and deaths caused by misuse of medications.
Nicotine Patch Plus Lozenge Best for Quitting Smoking
The first head-to-head comparison of different quit-smoking products finds that a nicotine patch combined with a nicotine lozenge had the most success.
Recall - Vicks Sinex Nasal Spray
FDA Warns of Drug Interactions between Plavix and Prilosec
Recall - IDS Sports Dietary Supplements
FDA Warns of Potential for Foreign Particle Contamination in Several Genzyme Products
FDA Warns of Chondrolysis Reports in Patients Given Continuous Intra-Articular Infusions of Local Anesthetics
Recall - Dietary Supplement Marketed as Pai You Guo
Hospira Brand Propofol and Liposyn Products – Recall.
Nationwide and International Recall of Bodybuilding.com Brand Dietary Supplements. Byetta Label Revised to Include Safety Information on Possible Kidney Problems
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