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FDA Warns of Body Contouring Dangers
Injectable silicone for body contouring could be dangerous, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
How More Exercise Might Help Older Women
For older women, exercising more and doing so more vigorously could lead to a reduced risk of death, according to a new study.
Rx for Rare Genetic Disorder Gets FDA Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first treatment for a rare genetic disorder.
High Blood Pressure Threshold Lowered
Because of new American Heart Association (AHA) definitions, many more American adults could be diagnosed with high blood pressure.
First Digital Medication Approved
Abilify MyCite is the first digital medication system approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Alzheimer's
Having sleep apnea may raise your risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
Antioxidants and Your Diabetes Risk
Here's another reason you may want to eat antioxidant-rich foods: They may lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Lung Cancer Rx Receives FDA Approval
A lung cancer drug has received regular approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
GBS: A Preventable Threat to Infants
Many women around the world carry bacteria that could threaten their health and the health of their infants, according to a new study.
How to Celebrate National Diabetes Month
It's National Diabetes Month, and you can celebrate by learning how to better manage your diabetes.