FDA Warns of Higher Risk for Death With Gout Drug Febuxostat
Febuxostat should be reserved for patients with gout-related hyperuricemia for whom allopurinol has failed or who do not tolerate allopurinol, owing to an increased risk for...
20 hours ago - Medscape
Stopping inflammation from becoming chronic
An international research team has developed a highly sensitive cell model to study the complex effects - and side effects - of anti-inflammatory drugs, with the ultimate aim...
22 hours ago - ScienceDaily
New drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy clears phase 1 clinical trial testing in boys
Patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy have few treatment options. Medications currently available or in development either target only a subset of DMD patients with a...
23 hours ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
Medical devices could help combat the opioid crisis
Medical devices that target pain, identify patients at risk for developing opioid use disorder and limit diversion from treatment have the potential to help combat the opioid...
1 day ago - Healio
New Drug for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Clears Phase 1 Trial
New Medication targets NF- 954;B, a key link between loss of dystrophin and disease progression in Duchenne muscular dystrophy
1 day ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Drug Overdose Death Rates Highest in America
The study is the first to show the drug overdose epidemic is contributing to the widening gap in life expectancy between the United States and other high-income countries
1 day ago - Medindia Health
National Collaborative for Health Equity Aims to Level the Playing Field
Racial and ethnic disparities in health care in the United States have confounded experts for decades. An important reason for this is that the problems are multifactorial...
1 day ago - Healio
Morning walks could be better than drugs at lowering blood pressure
According to a new study, just half-an-hour of walking in the morning could be as effective as medication at lowering blood pressure.
1 day ago - News Medical
FDA's new proposed rule would update regulatory requirements for sunscreen products in the U.S
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for most sunscreen products in the United States.
1 day ago - News Medical
New design guidance could advance development of disease-sensing nanomaterials
Scientists have long sought to develop drug therapies that can more precisely diagnose, target and effectively treat life-threatening illness such as cancer, cardiovascular and...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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Hypertension is the Most Common NCD Screened In India
Hypertension has been found to be the most common non communicable disease which is screened across India in Health and Wellness Centers followed by diabetes and cancer.
Human Dx Tool Gets Approved By Top Most Researchers
Human Dx Tool, the free patient management tool can accurately measure a physicians' diagnostic abilities, finds a new study. This study was basically done to assess tool efficacy.
Risk of Bipolar Disorder, Depression Increase by Eating Junk Foods
Feeling depressed? It's time to cut out the unhealthy junk food from your diet as it increases the risk of psychological disorders including bipolar disorder and depression...
Coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine may improve sperm health, review concludes
Nutritional supplements like coenzyme Q10 and L-carnitine may contribute to higher sperm quality says a review, which points to little evidence linking sperm health with more...
America's opioid epidemic is moving east to urban black communities, study warns
A new Stanford University study reveals that the American opioid epidemic's third wave - driven by synthetic opioids like fentanyl - is surging not among Midwestern whites but...
Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals
The move would impede the ability of providers like Planned Parenthood to offer health care for women.
Opioid OD Deaths Quadruple, Centered in 8 States
Researchers also found that the death rate from opioids has increased the fastest in the District of Columbia, more than tripling every year since 2013.
Haunting 'Roma' scene shines a rare spotlight on stillbirths
Six in 1,000 births are stillborn in the US. That rate isn't dropping. For a third, we don't know why. Insurers don't cover autopsies and parents don't want them. Here, two...
New study confirms: Processed carbs cause many harmful effects on health
A study that was published in the Obesity issue of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry‘s journal, Clinical Chemistry, showed that people face higher risks of...
Fiber and gut health: Study links low-fiber diet with leaky gut
There have been many studies that have gone over the many benefits of having a high-fiber diet, as far as improving and maintaining overall health is concerned. But just as...