Health News

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.
A Missed Opportunity After a Heart Attack
Many heart attack survivors may be missing out on an opportunity to quit smoking after they leave the hospital, a new study found.
New Leukemia Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat leukemia.
Weight Gain in Adulthood May Pose Serious Risks
Gaining weight from your early 20s to your mid-50s may put your health at risk, according to a new study.
The Link Between Diabetes and ED
Men with diabetes may face an increased risk of erectile dysfunction (ED), according to a new study.
Outbreak Linked to Papayas
Health officials are investigating an outbreak of multiple strains of salmonella .