Health News

Second US Gene Therapy Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the United States' second gene therapy to treat certain types of lymphoma.
Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart
Pregnant women who experience gestational diabetes may have an increased risk of heart disease later on, a new study found.
The Benefits of Insulin Pumps
Young patients with type 1 diabetes may have a lower risk of complications if they use insulin pumps instead of injections, according to a new study.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
How Weight Might Affect Cancer Risk
Cancer types associated with being overweight or obese may account for almost half of cancer diagnoses in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Girls May See Longer-Lasting Concussion Effects
Adolescent girls may have to deal with the symptoms of sports-related concussions for longer than boys, according to a new study.
New Device Approved to Treat Sleep Apnea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new implantable device to treat moderate to severe central sleep apnea.
Serious Risks Tied to Infant Sleep Positioners
Commonly advertised crib accessories can lead to suffocation, according to a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Improved Access to Adverse Drug Event Reports
Searching for information on adverse drug reactions has never been easier.