Health News

Opioid Prescriptions: A Persistent Problem
Despite an overall decline in the number of opioids prescribed during the last nine years, the amount remained high, according to a new report.
Breastfeeding: A Possible Hidden Benefit
Mothers who breastfeed their children longer may be less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a new study.
The Link Between TBI and Dementia
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may raise your risk for dementia later on, a new study found.
Yoga for Your Aching Back
Yoga may effectively ease chronic lower back pain, according to a new study.
FDA Wants Pain Rx Removed from Market
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested the removal of a certain pain medication from the market.
How Moderate Drinking Might Change Your Brain
Even drinking a moderate amount of alcohol might have negative effects on your brain, according to a new study.
Blood Vessel Inflammation Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for a specific type of vasculitis.
How Weight Loss Might Help Your Knees
Losing weight might slow down the degeneration of cartilage in your knees, according to a new study.
A New Rx for ALS
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a medication to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.
There's a New Treatment for Batten Disease
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for a specific form of Batten disease.