Health News

A New Player in C. Diff Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medication to prevent repeat  Clostridium difficile  infections.
How Your Dentist May Prevent Pneumonia
Seeing your dentist on a regular basis may lower your risk of having bacterial pneumonia, according to an unpublished study presented at a conference.
New Recommendations for HPV Shots
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new recommendations for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
Flublok Gets Expanded Approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new version of the Flublok vaccine.
FDA: Risk Tied to Some Antiviral Medications
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the potential for hepatitis B virus (HBV) reactivation with the use of certain antivirals.
Who Is (and Is Not) Getting the Flu Shot
Despite all the education about the flu vaccine, people in some groups still aren't getting the shot.
A New Rx for Immune Disorders
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for a group of disorders that cause the immune system not to function the way it should.
There's a New Vaccine This Flu Season
There's going to be a new player in the upcoming flu season.
Nasal Spray Vs. Standard Flu Vaccine
Researchers have been unceratin of the type of flu vaccine that is most effective at offering community protection — until now.
A Four-in-One Hit to Hep C
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a tablet that contains four medications in one tablet to treat hepatitis C.