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1976 to 2018 Saw Rise in Obesity in Young Adults

There was a significant increase in the prevalence of obesity among U.S. emerging adults (ages 18 to 25 years) from 1976 to 2018, according to a research...

What Time You Get Your COVID Shot Might Affect Immune Response

Can the time of day you get your COVID-19 vaccine affect how many antibodies you’ll make? A new study suggests that it can. Researchers found higher...

What's the Best Blood Thinner for a Blood Clot in Your Legs?

For people suffering from clots in their legs, a new study finds that one of two commonly used blood thinners is safer and more effective than the other. Venous...

FDA Approves Xaciato (clindamycin phosphate) Vaginal Gel as a Treatment for Bacterial Vaginosis

Daré Bioscience, Inc. (NASDAQ: DARE), a leader in women’s health innovation, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Teligent Pharma, Inc. Issues Worldwide Voluntary Recall of Lidocaine HCl Topical Solution USP 4% Due to Super Potency

07 December 2021 – Buena, NJ, Teligent Pharma, Inc. is voluntarily recalling two lots of Lidocaine HCl Topical Solution USP 4%, 50ml in a screw cap...

Gastro Symptoms of Menopause May Vary by Race

When a woman's periods begin to slow down and finally stop, digestive problems often pick up -- and new research suggests race and ethnicity play a role. With...

NYC's Ban on Heating Oil Helped Clean the Air

New York City's ban on a certain type of heating oil led to significant reductions in air pollutants that pose a risk to health, new research shows. “It...

Half of Drinkers Who Think They're Fit to Drive Are Wrong: Study

If you think you're fine to drive after drinking, there's a good chance you're wrong, new research shows. The study found that despite being over the...

MRI Might Spot Concussion-Linked CTE in Living Patients

Right now, the devastating concussion-linked brain condition known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) can only be diagnosed after death via autopsy....

Another Benefit to Asthma Control for Kids: Less Bullying

Kids can be cruel, and bullies often zero in on kids they view as weak or different, including those with asthma. One in 10 children with asthma say they...

US Surgeon General Report Warns of Mental Health Crisis Hitting Youth

The pandemic has intensified mental health struggles that were already widespread among American teens, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy warned Tuesday. The...

Omicron Latest Mental Blow to Americans Exhausted by Pandemic

First, the COVID-19 pandemic brought panic, with successive waves of infection and death, including the emergence this year of the Delta variant. Then...

Pfizer Says Vaccine Booster Should Protect Against Omicron Variant

Pfizer/BioNTech said Wednesday that while two doses of their coronavirus vaccine may not offer good protection against the Omicron variant, adding a booster...

Risk Factors ID'd for Postdischarge Thrombosis in COVID-19 Patients

For patients hospitalized with COVID-19, risk factors for postdischarge venous thromboembolism (VTE) include history of VTE, peak D-dimer level greater...

Sex Differences Examined for Mechanism of Migraine-Stroke Link

Possible sex differences are suggested in the pathophysiology underlying the migraine-stroke association, which do not appear to be related to conventional...

Prevalence of Fragility Fractures Up With E-Cigarette Use

Electronic cigarette use is associated with an increased prevalence of fragility fractures, according to a study published online Nov. 22 in the American...

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Helps Prevent Major Depression

Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) has an overall benefit in the prevention of incident and recurrent major depression in older adults with...

Naloxone, Buprenorphine Underused for Opioid OD in Emergency Department

Only 7.4 and 8.5 percent of patients with emergency department visits for opioid overdose were prescribed naloxone and buprenorphine, respectively, during...

Treatments Explored for Moderate-to-Severe Alopecia Areata

For patients with alopecia areata (AA), treatment with an inhibitor of janus kinase (JAK)3 and the tyrosine kinase expressed in the hepatocellular carcinoma...

U.S. Infant Mortality Reached Historic Low in 2019

In 2019, infant mortality reached a historic low in the United States, with a rate of 5.58 infant deaths per 1,000 live births, according to the Dec. 8...

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  • Xaciato Xaciato (clindamycin phosphate) is a topical lincosamide antibacterial for the vaginally-administered treatment of bacterial vaginosis in...
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