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Multiple Sclerosis Rx Being Pulled from Market
A multiple sclerosis treatment is being withdrawn from the market, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A New Patch for Post-Shingles Pain
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat pain that follows shingles infections.
'Smart' Glucose Monitoring System Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system.
Understanding Diabulimia
Diabulimia. You might have heard this new buzzword, but did you know it refers to a serious health problem?
Flu Rx May Be Safer Than Once Thought
Despite past concerns, a popular flu medication did not appear to increase the risk of suicide in children and teens, a new study found.
Antibiotics and Aortic Aneurysm Risk
A common type of antibiotic may increase the risk of aortic aneurysm and dissection, according to a new study.
A Spike in Opioid Overdoses
Opioid overdoses are continuing their rapid upward trend, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
FDA Approves At-Home Cancer Risk Test
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a home DNA test that can provide limited information about cancer risk.
World's Smallest Mechanical Heart Valve Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of a mechanical heart valve to include a smaller size for use in newborns.
New Tests Screen for Tickborne Parasite
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new tests to screen for a tickborne parasite in human blood and plasma donations.