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 2018-04-23 14:43 

Reuters

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Jilted Akorn sues Fresenius over deal termination...

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. generic drugmaker Akorn is taking former suitor Fresenius to court after the German healthcare group canceled their $4.75 billion takeover agreement....

 2018-04-23 14:22 

Medscape

When Ancient Treatments Meet Western Medicine...

Dr Seema Yasmin recounts her uncle's ill-fated experience visiting an Ayurvedic practitioner, along with her own visit to a well-known traditional Indian pharmacy. Medscape Psychiatry...

 2018-04-23 14:16 

Reuters

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Trump delays drug pricing speech, no set date yet...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed a speech on lowering prescription drug prices previously scheduled for Thursday to a date in the near future, the White House said on Sunday....

 2018-04-23 14:15 

Medscape

T2D Diagnosis at Younger Age: 'Scary Stuff'...

Aggressive management is the key to reversing this grim prognosis, says Dr Jim Chamberlain. Medscape Family Medicine...

 2018-04-23 14:11 

Medscape

Seeing Red: Five Eye Diagnoses Not to Miss...

Red eyes can range from self-limiting to vision-threatening. Can you distinguish the characteristics of the most serious causes and manage these conditions appropriately?...

 2018-04-23 14:09 

Medscape

Hearing Loss in Newborns: The '1-3-6' Guidelines...

The '1-3-6 guidelines' for early hearing detection and intervention aren't always followed, missing opportunities to promote language development in infants identified with hearing loss. CDC Expert Commentary...

 2018-04-23 14:00 

Medical News Today

How vitamin D protects against type 2 diabetes...

A new study suggests that vitamin D deficiency is tied to a five times greater risk of type 2 diabetes compared with levels well above the healthy minimum....

 2018-04-23 13:59 

Reuters

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Woodford-backed biotech Prothena plunges as key drug fails...

LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Prothena, a biotech company backed by British investor Neil Woodford, plunged 70 percent on Monday after its main drug for treating a rare disease called AL amyloidosis failed in a crucial clinical trial....

 2018-04-23 13:00 

Medical News Today

Eczema during pregnancy: What to know...

Many women experience eczema for the first time during pregnancy, while those who already have eczema may experience an increase or reduction in symptoms. We look at how a woman can safely treat pregnancy eczema and what home remedies may help. We also lo...

 2018-04-23 12:58 

Men's Health News

A Wounded Vet Received the World's First Total Penis and Scrotum Transplant...

Surgeons at Johns Hopkins performed the world's first penis and scrotum transplant on a wounded Afghanistan veteran....

 2018-04-23 12:45 

Men's Health News

Verne Troyer's Death Reflects a Sad Truth About Living With Dwarfism...

Verne Troyer's reported struggles with alcoholism and depression are sadly far from uncommon among people with dwarfism....

 2018-04-23 12:28 

Reuters

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FDA declines to approve Pfizer biosimilar of Roche's cancer drug...

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Monday U.S. regulators declined to approve the company's biosimilar of Roche's blockbuster treatment for breast cancer, Herceptin, and sought additional technical information....

 2018-04-23 12:08 

Medical Daily

Hour-Long Meditation Reduces Anxiety, Risk Of Heart Complications...

Do you have an hour to spare? That may be all you need to gain the psychological and cardiovascular benefits of...

 2018-04-23 12:00 

Medical Daily

Irritable Bowel Syndrome Relief: Home-Based Treatment Can Ease Symptoms...

Home-based psychotherapy could provide IBS patients with as much relief as those who are treated at the clinic, revealed a landmark study....

 2018-04-23 12:00 

Medical News Today

What are the benefits of barley water?...

Barley is a great source of fiber and contains many other essential minerals, including magnesium, manganese, and selenium. In this article, we look at the benefits of barley water and how to make this nutritious beverage....

 2018-04-23 12:00 

Medical News Today

Is apple cider vinegar good or bad for diarrhea?...

Apple cider vinegar has recently been touted as a cure-all for many ailments, including diarrhea. However, this common household ingredient is highly acidic and can cause stomach problems in some people. In this article, learn about the potential risks an...

 2018-04-23 12:00 

Men's Health News

Odell Beckham Jr.'s Truck Pull Shouldn't Be Your #MondayMotivation...

Odell Beckham Jr. is clearly putting in all kinds of work this NFL offseason as he waits for a new contract from the New York Giants....

 2018-04-23 11:43 

AP

Connecticut university closes because of student illness...

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut university is shutting down for the day after about 100 students fell ill....

 2018-04-23 11:00 

Men's Health News

6 Things You Never Knew About Your HIV Risk...

An important sex-ed refresher every man needs....

 2018-04-23 11:00 

Men's Health News

6 Things You Need to Know Before Trying Anal Sex...

The ins and outs of the sex act you've always been too timid to try—its risks, its benefits, how to approach it so both participants enjoy it fully, and why you might want to sit it out....

 2018-04-23 07:26 

Medical Daily

Male Contraceptive Pill Could 'Turn Off' Sperms' Ability To Swim...

After promising results in a study on monkeys, scientists suggest that the compound EP055 could potentially be developed as a male contraceptive without side effects....

 2018-04-23 07:17 

ABC News (US)

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Freezing fat cells: Noninvasive fat reduction procedures gaining in popularity...

Noninvasive fat reduction procedures, as a whole, increased 7 percent....

 2018-04-23 07:00 

Medical News Today

Artificial sweeteners may damage blood vessels...

In the most detailed study of its type, researchers demonstrate that artificial sweeteners damage blood vessels and may increase diabetes risk....

 2018-04-23 07:00 

Medical News Today

Diabetes: Body fat percentage, not BMI, predicts risk...

A new study suggests that the standard body mass index cannot accurately predict someone's risk of developing type 2 diabetes or prediabetes....

 2018-04-23 06:30 

Men's Health News

Eminem Is Celebrating 10 Years of Sobriety...

Eminem celebrated a decade of sobriety on Instagram with a photo of a 10-year sobriety coin. The rapper has been open about his struggles with addiction since his 2007 overdose....

 2018-04-23 06:30 

Men's Health News

9 Products That'll Get Rid of Back Acne for Good...

Back acne can be embarrassing, but with these products, you no longer have to deal with it....

 2018-04-23 05:49 

ABC News (US)

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Can being cold help you lose weight?...

What if being cold could increase your metabolism and help you lose weight?...

 2018-04-23 05:34 

Medical Daily

Zero-Calorie Artificial Sweeteners Linked To Diabetes, Obesity, Just Like Sugar: Study...

A new mouse study suggests that while artificial sweeteners operate differently than sugar, they may have a similar impact on the metabolic process of the body....

 2018-04-23 05:00 

Men's Health News

Martin Freeman On What Fathers Can Learn From the Zombie Apocalypse...

The actor stars as a family man fighting off the undead in 'Cargo,' Netflix's new end-of-the-world flick....

 2018-04-23 04:55 

ABC News (US)

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It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-04-23 04:53 

AP

It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson....

 2018-04-22 19:46 

AP

Reno-area ski resort approved for advanced medical care...

RENO, Nev. (AP) — State health officials in Nevada have authorized a ski resort to provide its own advanced medical care for emergencies on the mountain....

 2018-04-22 19:31 

AP

Burlington hospital to take over cleft palate clinic...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The University of Vermont Children's Hospital is taking over a clinic formed to help children with cleft lips and palates....

 2018-04-22 17:34 

AP

Group of college students ill with unknown virus...

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — School officials say a group of Western Connecticut State University students are ill from an unknown virus....

 2018-04-22 16:59 

AP

Minnesota family seeks overseas treatment for child...

ROSE CREEK, Minn. (AP) — A southeastern Minnesota family is turning to treatment overseas for a 2-year-old girl diagnosed with a genetic disorder that affects the lymphatic system and causes swelli......

 2018-04-22 16:54 

AP

Wisconsin VA uses alternate therapies to reduce opioid use...

TOMAH, Wis. (AP) — A veterans affairs hospital in Wisconsin is using nontraditional therapies for pain and mental health as officials continue to address problems with over-prescribing medication a......

 2018-04-22 16:15 

AP

Louisiana health department to offer free testing for STDs...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's health department is offering free testing for sexually transmitted diseases at several parish health units this week....

 2018-04-22 14:38 

AP

Michigan center accused of honoring patients' racist demands...

ZEELAND, Mich. (AP) — A health care center in western Michigan is accused of agreeing to requests by patients for white-only caregivers....

 2018-04-22 14:20 

AP

Hepatitis vaccines urged for travelers to Kentucky, Michigan...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan....

 2018-04-22 13:05 

CBC

Doctors call on Ottawa to launch criminal investigation into opioid marketing in Canada...

On Friday, a group of Canadian doctors and opioid researchers sent a letter to the Attorney General of Canada and to Health Canada demanding a criminal investigation into the marketing of opioids to Canadian doctors....

 2018-04-22 09:33 

AP

The Latest: Islamic State claims bombing in Afghan capital...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Afghanistan (all times local):2 p.m.The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital that k......

 2018-04-22 08:37 

AP

The Latest: Toll from Afghanistan bombing rises to 31 dead...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the violence in Afghanistan (all times local):1 p.m.Afghan officials say the toll from a suicide bombing in Kabul that targeted a voter registration cent......

 2018-04-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

'Biomedical tattoo' might catch cancer early...

Medical research is reaching a new frontier with implants that can accurately spot early signs of cancer. Yet the road from laboratory to patient is long....

 2018-04-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

What is cervicitis and what causes it?...

Cervicitis refers to inflammation of the cervix, the narrow passage connecting the uterus and vagina. It can result in itching, pain, and bleeding, and it is caused by a variety of conditions. In this article, we examine the symptoms and causes and look a...

 2018-04-22 07:00 

Medical News Today

Parkinson's: Targeting new compound slows disease in rats...

The results of a decade-long study are in: a new therapeutic target is found, and scientists manage to slow the progression of the disease in animals....

 2018-04-22 07:00 

Men's Health News

What Happens If You Let an STD Go Untreated?...

Let's just say it ain't pretty....

 2018-04-22 06:36 

Reuters

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World's 'oldest person' dies in Japan aged 117...

TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese woman born in the final year of the 19th century and believed to have been the world's oldest person died on Saturday, Kyodo news agency said. She was 117....

 2018-04-22 06:00 

Men's Health News

12 Unique Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Fitness-Obsessed Moms...

Looking for unique gifts to buy your mom this Mother's Day? Check out the 12 best and most creative presents for fit, healthy, or athletic moms here....

 2018-04-22 05:00 

Men's Health News

How to Avoid Underfueling Before Your Workout...

Are you eating and drinking enough before your workout? If you have to ask, you probably aren't....

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