Salmonella Vaccines With Weakened Live Forms Work The Best

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:25

A recent study from Cambridge University has found that Salmonella vaccines containing weakened forms of the bacteria work better than those with only dead fragments.


Exercising During Chemo May Help To Shrink Tumors

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:52

Combining exercise with chemotherapy shrunk tumors more than chemotherapy alone, a study found.


Good News: Vaccines Don't Spur Epileptic Seizures In Children

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:43

In most cases where a child develops epilepsy following vaccination, the underlying cause is some genetic or structural defect, and not the shot itself.


Doctors Remind Parents How Important Flu Shots Are For Kids

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:31

With flu season approaching, the CDC reminds us all that everyone over 6 months of age should be getting a flu shot, but this matter is perhaps most pressing for children.


One Dose Of An Antidepressant Changes Your Brain Dramatically

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:51

A single dose of Lexapro, a commonly prescribed SSRI antidepressant, quickly produces dramatic changes in the architecture of the human brain.

Caffeine Overdose Is A Real And Deadly Occurence

Ever Wanted To Know How Much Caffeine Could Kill You?

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:01

Caffeine can kill you if you have too much. Luckily, there's a calculator to tell you when it's time to stop.


Former Addicts Not Easily Swayed By New Temptations

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:58

Columbia University has offered reassuring news to recovering addicts everywhere with their finding that those who are able to overcome one form of addiction are less likely to become addicted to other substances.


New ED Drug Works Faster Than Viagra And Can Be Taken With Booze

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:23

Stendra is available in multiple dosages and may be taken with or without food and moderate alcohol consumption (up to three drinks).

Wine Drinkers Of The Young Generation Drink More Than Any Other

Drink Up: Generation Y Has Earned The Title Of 'Gen Wine'

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:00

Generation Y has turned into a wine-guzzling group of young adults with a thirsty appetite.

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Your Mood Swings May Be Getting Worse Because Of These Prescription Drugs

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 08:00

Prescription drugs come with an array of side effects, including the exacerbation of mood swings.


Adding A Dash Of Wild Berry Extract To Chemo Drugs Could Save Lives

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 18:30

Extract from chokeberries, a wild berry native to North America, may improve the effectiveness of chemotherapy drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer.

Drug-Poisoning Deaths

In A Decade, Prescription Painkiller Deaths Have Jumped 400%

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 15:58

The rates of people who have died as the result of drug poisoning have more than quadrupled between 1999 and 2011.


Study Shows Downward Trend In Sovaldi Utilization

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:46

Despite Sovaldi's highly successful rate of curing Hepatitis C, it's high prices have led to a downward trend in use.

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Preemies May Not Benefit Long-Term From Consuming Magnesium Sulfate

By | Wed, 09/17/2014 - 10:46

Researchers in Australia found that though it reduces incidence of cerebral palsy in preterm infants, magnesium sulfate was not associated with other neurological and behavioral benefits.


Botox May Prevent Young People From Learning Natural Emotions

By | Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:39

Researchers predict that Botox use in young people may affect their ability to convey emotions and in turn leave them developmentally stunted.