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After seven clinical trials, a new type 2 diabetes drug is available for stand-alone use or as a supplement to existing regimens.
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Federal regulators have approved a new treatment from U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co.
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A new inhaler spray - Striverdi Respimat - has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for once daily treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease afflicting millions of children and adults.
The agency says its proposal is designed to make sure that the tests used to diagnose cancer, heart disease and thousands of other conditions are safe, accurate and reliable.
The Gillette News Record reported Thursday that the technology is called tomosynthesis, and it aims to catch instances of breast cancer earlier and more effectively.
The largest maker of a surgical tool that has shown an increased risk of spreading undetected cancers in women has said it will withdraw its device from the market.
The benefit of Baxter International Inc's experimental immune deficiency therapy, HyQvia, outweighs the risks, an advisory committee to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded on Thursday.
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The USA will launch an early-stage trial in September of an experimental vaccine against Ebola, the deadly viral disease that has killed 729 people in the largest outbreak in history.
Despite knowing little about their safety, North Carolina doctors are increasingly recommending e-cigarettes as a way to stop smoking, according to research from UNC-Chapel Hill.
WSB-TV consumer investigator Jim Strickland has discovered that hundreds more pet deaths are being blamed on Trifexis, a popular dog medicine designed to kill fleas, control parasites and prevent heartworm.
On the contrary, allowing e-cigarettes to compete with regular cigarettes might cut tobacco-related deaths and illness, the researchers concluded after reviewing 81 prior studies on the use and safety of the nicotine-emitting devices.
The pigment neocandenatone could be of interest to consumers due to evidence of possible antioxidant activity and in vitro cytotoxic activity against HeLa cervical cancer cells, researchers say.
Lawyers for the corn syrup industry said Wednesday that American Crystal Sugar Co.
The best way to cure most cases of cancer is to surgically remove the tumor. The Achilles heel of this approach, however, is that the surgeon may fail to extract the entire tumor, leading to a local recurrence.
Maryland's health secretary will be joining the full-time faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
The Tennessee Department of Health's Vital Statistics office today released data on 2013 drug overdose deaths in the state.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:17 pm
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