Health News

New Test to Detect Common Genetic Disorder
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first genetic test to help diagnose Fragile X Syndrome (FXS).
Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
Preventing Falls
Falls can happen in the blink of an eye, and they can completely change your future. But you can take steps to prevent medication-related falls.
FDA Stops 500 International Shipments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently stopped 500 shipments from India.
Avoiding Drug Interactions
A lot of us take multiple medications, often combining prescription and over-the-counter medicines with vitamins and herbal supplements. While medications are important for staying healthy, taking certain medications together can sometimes cause serious side effects.
NDMA in Metformin: Update
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has posted lab results that show NDMA in some metformin products.
Medications and Behind-the-Wheel Safety
Many people are not aware that their prescription medications can impair their ability to drive safely. Unfortunately, this lack of awareness can be dangerous on the road.
Company Under Fire for Violating Tobacco Rules
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to an Arizona-based company for violating tobacco rules.
Blood Pressure: A Numbers Game
High blood pressure is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease. But what do your blood pressure numbers actually mean?
Flu Activity Is High Across the US
Across the United States, flu activity is high. And it's expected to continue for weeks.