Health News

New Hepatitis Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat hepatitis.
Why Some Stroke Survivors Skip Their Statins
Concerns over side effects may cause some stroke survivors to not take the statins they're prescribed, a new study found.
Is Prostate Cancer Surgery Recommended For Everyone?
For some men with prostate cancer, surgery may not be more beneficial than observation, according to a new study.
Choosing the Right Depression Rx
Taking an antipsychotic medication may be more effective than switching to another antidepressant in treating depression, a new study found.
New Rx May Keep Breast Cancer Away
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication meant to prevent breast cancer from returning.
Healthy Diet: Small Changes, Big Results
Making small diet improvements over time may lower your risk of dying, according to a new study.
Breastfeeding: A Possible Hidden Benefit
Mothers who breastfeed their children longer may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study.
Green Light for First Sickle Cell Rx in 20 Years
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first medication to treat sickle cell disease in almost 20 years.
Home Medication Errors on the Rise
Medication errors at home have drastically increased over the years, according to a new study.
The Benefits of Your Morning Coffee
Here's another reason to look forward to your morning cup of coffee: It might make you live longer.