Health News

Blood Pressure Control: The Impact of Starting Early
Young adults may have a knowledge gap when it comes to blood pressure control, according to a new study.
First-Ever Gene Therapy Approved in US
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first gene therapy in the United States.
Leukemia Rx Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat acute myeloid leukemia.
FDA Gives Thumbs Up to New Antibiotic
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new antibiotic.
How a Sedentary Lifestyle Affects Your Health
For frail, inactive adults, sedentary behaviors like sitting may raise their risk of dying, according to a new study.
Gaps in Newborn Screening
Many infants are still not getting the recommended newborn screenings at birth.
Teens and the Cancer-Preventing Vaccine
Many parents are choosing for their teens to receive the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
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First US Rx for Chagas Disease Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first United States treatment for Chagas disease.
Inflammatory Disease Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat multiple chronic inflammatory diseases.