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FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about New! 2019-10-23 18:00:41FDA wants breast implant makers to add stronger warning for patients about complications

Oklahoma judge blocks new abortion law from taking New! 2019-10-23 17:14:57An Oklahoma judge is blocking a new law that would allow doctors who perform medication abortions to face felony charges for not informing women about

Mom's murder case raises questions about what doctors New! 2019-10-23 16:04:57The case of a Colorado mother accused of killing the daughter she presented as a dying girl with a host of diseases and a bucket list of wishes is rai

Disneyland visitor had measles, may have exposed others New! 2019-10-23 12:55:47Los Angeles County health officials say a visitor to Disneyland this month may have exposed others to measles

Consider a side of insurance with your health New! 2019-10-23 11:57:32Consider a side of insurance with your health insurance

Is the stethoscope dying? High-tech rivals pose a New! 2019-10-23 10:30:25Two centuries after its invention, the stethoscope -- the very symbol of the medical profession -- is facing an uncertain prognosis

UN says 1st local polio case found in New! 2019-10-23 08:27:19UN says 1st local polio case found in Zambia since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy

US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than 2019-10-22 22:35:51Tobacco pouches win 1st FDA endorsement as less risky alternative to smoking

Pelosi's prescription for high drug prices clears committee 2019-10-22 22:15:41Pelosi's prescription for high drug prices clears key committee and moves closer to a floor vote

Biogen reanalyzes studies, presses ahead on Alzheimer's drug 2019-10-22 18:45:42The drug company Biogen Inc. says it will seek federal approval for a medicine to treat early Alzheimer's disease, a landmark step toward finding a t

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next 2019-10-22 14:14:11More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year, but court case looms over the program

NYC, California sue Postal Service over smuggled cigarettes 2019-10-22 14:13:39New York City and California are suing the US Postal Service to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries

NYT > Health

Women Should Be Warned of Breast Implant Hazards, New! 2019-10-23 09:04:53The agency proposed that surgeons discuss the risks with patients and that manufacturers print bold warnings on the device packaging.

Black Scientists Held Back by Perceptions of Their New! 2019-10-23 05:39:09New research suggests “hard/lab science” is valued over “patient-focused science” in awarding research grants.

How to Break Out of the Children’s Menu New! 2019-10-23 05:01:05A new book on children’s food offers suggestions on how to encourage healthful eating.

Something in the Way We Move New! 2019-10-23 05:00:14We may each have a movement “signature” that, like our face or fingerprints, is unique to us.

How Children Get Hooked on Sugary Drinks 2019-10-22 23:20:41Misleading marketing and labeling may confuse parents about the health value of many juices, a new report finds.

Always Removes Female Symbol From Sanitary Pads 2019-10-22 18:15:50The redesign was a response to requests from nonbinary and transgender customers.

That New Alzheimer’s Drug? Don’t Get Your Hopes 2019-10-22 16:48:48After declaring aducanumab a failure, the manufacturer now says the drug may help slow cognitive decline in certain patients. Some experts are skeptic

Marijuana and Vaping: Shadowy Past, Dangerous Present 2019-10-22 14:39:37A technology initially promoted to help cigarette smokers has transformed marijuana use, too. Now, with cases of severe lung illness rising, health in

After a College Applicant Hits ‘Send’ 2019-10-22 05:00:15Regardless of outcome, the application process itself forces the kind of growth parents dream of.

In Search of Snoring Solutions 2019-10-22 05:00:03Snoring by itself is not dangerous, but it can have serious social consequences.

A Nazi Version of DDT Was Forgotten. Could 2019-10-22 01:11:09Scientists have rediscovered a compound developed by German researchers during World War II. It appears to be more effective and perhaps safer than DD

$260 Million Opioid Settlement Reached at Last Minute 2019-10-21 16:41:47The deal involves large pharmaceutical distributors and Teva, resolving cases that sought redress from the devastation caused by two decades of opioid

Scientific American: Health

Scientists Program CRISPR to Fight Viruses in Human New! 2019-10-23 06:45:00A common gene editing enzyme could be used to disable RNA viruses such as flu or Ebola -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

In Shocking Reversal, Biogen to Submit Experimental Alzheimer's 2019-10-22 16:30:00The decision contradicts an earlier one to halt studies of the therapy, which followed a series of failed drugs that targeted diseased brain protein -

Getting More Sleep Can Reduce Food Cravings 2019-10-22 14:30:00There’s a connection between sleep and hunger. Getting better quality sleep may help with appetite, cravings, and ultimately, weight loss -- Rea

The Headless, Legless Pregnancy Bump 2019-10-22 07:00:00Images featured in stories about childbearing almost inevitably leave out the rest of a woman’s body, and it’s dehumanizing -- Read more o

New Gene-Editing Tool Could Fix Genetic Defects--with Fewer 2019-10-21 11:10:00“Prime editing” can potentially correct almost any type of mutation, but it requires much more testing before clinical use -- Read more on

Russian "CRISPR Baby" Scientist Has Started Editing Genes 2019-10-19 08:00:00Denis Rebrikov says that he does not plan to implant gene-edited embryos until he gets regulatory approval -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Is Death, Exactly? 2019-10-18 12:00:00Even in a hospital setting, the answer is far from straightforward -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

China Needs Stronger Ethical Safeguards in Biomedicine 2019-10-18 09:00:00As the country seeks to become a research powerhouse, it must rectify worrisome practices -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Molecules in Blood Spike Hours before Seizures 2019-10-18 06:45:00Researchers measured a predictive increase in transfer RNA in people with epilepsy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

The U.S. Should Tighten Vaccination Mandates 2019-10-17 09:30:00Existing religious and philosophical exemptions endanger public health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Doctors Should Care for Patients and Social Justice 2019-10-17 07:00:00Medical students must be taught to address systemic problems that contribute to poor health -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Vaginal Fluid Transplants Hold Promise but Raise Safety 2019-10-16 11:45:00A small study tested the approach for treating a common bacterial infection by restoring a healthy microbiome -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MedicineNet Daily News

Making a Lighter Chicken Parmesan New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Making a Lighter Chicken ParmesanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Study Links Asbestos in Talcum Powder to Deadly New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Study Links Asbestos in Talcum Powder to Deadly CancerCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:

Secondhand Smoke May Harm Kids' Eyes New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Secondhand Smoke May Harm Kids' EyesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Effects of Hunger on the Body New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Health Tip: Effects of Hunger on the BodyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Can More Exercise Improve Thinking Skills in Cancer New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Can More Exercise Improve Thinking Skills in Cancer Survivors?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/

Do Heavier Babies Have More Food Allergies, Eczema? New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Do Heavier Babies Have More Food Allergies, Eczema?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:

1 in 5 Heart Pacemaker Patients Prescribed Opioids New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: 1 in 5 Heart Pacemaker Patients Prescribed Opioids After SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/2

Not All Transplant Centers Use Deceased-Donor Kidneys, Despite New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Not All Transplant Centers Use Deceased-Donor Kidneys, Despite Growing NeedCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial R

What to Do If You Have a Bad New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: What to Do If You Have a Bad Reaction to CosmeticsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:00:0

Many Parents Not Following Safe-Sleep Advice for Babies New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Many Parents Not Following Safe-Sleep Advice for BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12

How to Get the Fruit and Veggies You New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: How to Get the Fruit and Veggies You Need Without Busting the BudgetCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review:

Smartphone App Gets Heart Patients to Follow Their New! 2019-10-23 03:00:00Title: Smartphone App Gets Heart Patients to Follow Their RxCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/22/2019 12:0