Electric Power Morcellation Use Down Following FDA Warning
  (HealthDay News) The use of power morcellators has dropped significantly for hysterectomies since the FDA warned against their use two years ago, according to a research letter in the Journal of the Americ...
AUG. 24, 2016 RESEARCH NEWS
ACOG Addresses Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy
  (HealthDay News) Thrombocytopenia is common in pregnancy and can have causes that are serious medical disorders, with potential for maternal and fetal morbidity, according to a Practice Bulletin published ...
AUG. 24, 2016 RESEARCH NEWS
Cancer on Course to Become Top Killer of Americans
  Cancer is on track to become the leading cause of death in the U.S., closing in on heart disease as America's number one killer, a CDC study shows. Heart disease has consistently been the leading cause of ...
AUG. 24, 2016 BREAKING NEWS
Diabetes Drug May Help Kids With Autism Fight Unwanted Pounds
  The diabetes drug metformin may help overweight children and teens with autism slim down, a study in JAMA Psychiatry suggests. The study included 60 people with autism, aged 6 to 17. The patients were over...
AUG. 24, 2016 BREAKING NEWS
Kids' Mild Brain Injury Can Have Long-Term Effects
  Young people who suffer even mild head trauma are more likely to have serious issues later on, including psychiatric problems and premature death, a study in the journal PLOS Medicine suggests. Researchers...
AUG. 24, 2016 HEALTH ALERT
Favorable Outcomes for Vitiligo in Nivolumab-Treated Melanoma
  (HealthDay News) For patients with advanced melanoma, vitiligo occurrence is associated with favorable clinical outcomes during nivolumab treatment, including a higher objective response rate and a prolong...
AUG. 24, 2016 RESEARCH NEWS
Stem Cells May Help Reverse Ischemic Stroke Damage
  (HealthDay News) An experimental treatment combining transplanted neural stem cells with the protein 3K3A-APC shows it may be possible to reverse brain damage after a stroke, according to a study in Nature...
AUG. 24, 2016 BREAKING NEWS
Patent Monopolies Driving High U.S. Drug Prices: Study
  Prescription drug prices are skyrocketing in the U.S. due in large part to government regulations, an analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds. Drug makers charge high prices for d...
AUG. 24, 2016 BREAKING NEWS