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New Parkinson's Rx Gets FDA Nod
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an add-on therapy for patients with Parkinson's disease.
Top 10 Items For Your Medicine Cabinet
What’s in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top 10 list?
How Chronic Viral Infections Affect the Brain
As people age, cognitive functions like memory and judgment can change. And viral infections might have something to do with that.
A Clean Vaccine
It's a clean vaccine — the HPV shot doesn't appear to raise patients' risk of nervous system diseases.
Case of Rare Brain Infection Reported in MS Patient Taking Tecfidera
FDA is warning that a patient with multiple sclerosis (MS) who was being treated with Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) developed a rare and serious brain infection called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), and later died.
Vaccines Were Not Tied to Multiple Sclerosis
Many people worry that vaccines meant to prevent disease may cause other illnesses. But a recent study found that vaccines likely did not cause multiple sclerosis (MS) or disorders like it.
CDC Reports Americans Living Longer Than Ever
Americans may be living longer than ever before. In a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, measures of life span were up and rates of death were down.
Mosquito-Carrying Diseases May Threaten Kids
Some viruses and bacteria travel through the air. Others travel in bugs and ticks — but how many of these reach children?
Slight Mad Cow Risk Leads to Recall
Talk of mad cow disease tends to make people nervous - with reason - even when the risk is low. Such concern has led to a recent recall of beef products.
Musicians Who Support Health Causes
Many celebrities use their money, connections and following to help raise advocacy and support medical research. Here are some famous musicians who have given their time and effort to health causes.