vaccinations

Have Your Children Received Their Back-To-School Shots?

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:25

Parents need to make sure each of their children is up-to-date with state and school requirements for vaccinations.

Electronic Smoke May Harm You With Its High Levels Of Nickel

E-Cigs' Dangerous Duo: The Lowdown On Nickel And Chromium

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:36

Electronic cigarettes produce secondhand smoke that contains high levels of nickel and a completely new chemical that could cause health problems.

Novartis

New Heart Failure Drug Could Cut Risk Of Cardiovascular Death By 20%

By | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:40

An experimental heart failure drug could cut the risk of cardiovascular death by over 20 percent and hospitalizations attributed to heart disease by 16 percent.

New Amino Acid Structure Could Open Doors For Drug Development

New Molecule Created In Lab Will Lead A Future Class Of Drugs To Fight Disease

By | Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:00

New antibiotics are in demand, and a new synthetic amino acid may be able to supply medicine with an answer.

girlgang

Gang Life For Teen Girls Carries Grave Health Risks

By | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:41

Life inside a gang may seem safer than struggling on the outside, but the dangers are aplenty.

medical marijuana

Marijuana May Be Capable Of Stopping The Progression Of Alzheimer’s

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:09

A certain compound in marijuana could potentially be therapeutic when it comes to Alzheimer’s and brain aging, researchers find.

Inflammatory Pain May Have A Non-Addictive Painkiller Option

A Bright, Nonaddictive Future For Inflammatory Pain Sufferers

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:20

Painkiller addiction is a problem, and researchers just found a non-addictive solution to inflammatory pain.

anemia

New Drug Offers First-Ever Treatment For Common Anemia

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:15

An experimental drug called lexaptepid showed success at keeping iron levels steady in people's bloodstreams.

PTSD Victim

Xenon Gas May Be 'Breakthrough' PTSD Cure

By | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:00

Xenon gas, used in anesthesia, body imaging, and doping, may be a breakthrough treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder, researchers say.

Professor Gianfranco

What A Bunch Of Scientists Hiking Everest Learned About Blood Pressure

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:00

Italian researchers precisely demonstrate how blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.

Teens Love Smoking E-Cigs And Rates Have Increased Rapidly

Teens E-Cigarette Smoking Rates Triple In 2 Years

By | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 12:15

Teens love electronic cigarettes, and the numbers have shown an increase that's hooking more into nicotine addiction for a whole generation.

medical marijuana

Here's What Could Happen If We Replaced Pain Meds With Marijuana: Study

By | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:00

Opioid overdose deaths decreased in states that implemented medical marijuana laws between 1999 and 2010. Could these reductions be a result of pain patients switching to weed?

marijuana

Mom Who Treated Her Son With Medical Marijuana Faces Jail Time [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 17:13

After giving her teenage son medical marijuana oil to help with seizures and other symptoms from a traumatic brain injury, Minnesota mom Angela Brown is facing jail time.

Cigarettes

Thank You For Smoking... Less? Low-Nicotine Cigarettes May Actually Help

By | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 16:12

New research debunks the idea that low-nicotine cigarettes are worse for smokers.

blood

Heart Drug Gets Thumbs Up As Alternative Treatment For Blood Clots

By | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:03

Bristol–Meyers Squibb Co. and Pfizer's Eliquis was approved for use as an alternative to warafin to reduce the risk of recurrent blood clots in patients following initial treatment.

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