Health News

FDA Warns of Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about certain stem cell treatments.
Your Dog May Protect Your Heart
Dog ownership may benefit your health by lowering the risk of heart disease and all-cause death, according to a new study.
The Benefits of the Flu Vaccine for Kids
Kids who receive the flu vaccine may be less likely to experience serious flu complications that send them to the hospital, a new study found.
Obesity in Pregnancy Tied to Bigger Babies
Being obese during pregnancy may raise the likelihood of your infant being apparently bigger, according to a new study.
A New Device to Help with Opioid Withdrawal
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first device meant to help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms.
FDA Warns of Body Contouring Dangers
Injectable silicone for body contouring could be dangerous, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
How More Exercise Might Help Older Women
For older women, exercising more and doing so more vigorously could lead to a reduced risk of death, according to a new study.
Rx for Rare Genetic Disorder Gets FDA Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for a rare genetic disorder.
High Blood Pressure Threshold Lowered
Because of new American Heart Association (AHA) definitions, many more American adults could be diagnosed with high blood pressure.
First Digital Medication Approved
Abilify MyCite is the first digital medication system approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).