Health News

Check Your Cabinet for These Supplements
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the possible contamination of several drugs and dietary supplements.
The Impact of the Rotavirus Vaccine
The rotavirus vaccine helped keep hundreds of thousands of children out of the hospital, according to estimates from a new study.
As Strokes Decline, Men May See the Benefits
As the overall rate of strokes in the United States has decreased, men have seen the largest health benefit, according to a new study.
The Burden of Opioid Misuse
A large portion of people who used opioids reported misusing them, according to a new study.
Preventing Dementia
Various lifestyle changes and health interventions might theoretically prevent up to a third of dementia cases, according to a new report.
A Shorter Treatment for Hepatitis C
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
Rx Approved to Help After Stem Cell Transplant
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to treat patients whose transplanted cells attack the body.
A New Combo Rx to Fight Leukemia
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat a certain type of leukemia.
Cancer Rx Can Now Treat Adolescents
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the uses for a common skin cancer medication.
Healthy Habits May Help with Pregnancy
Safely exercising and dieting before and during pregnancy may reduce weight gain, diabetes risk and the need for a C-section, a new study found.