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Biden Pledges to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Americans

President Joe Biden promised cheaper prescription drugs for all Americans on Monday as his social agenda legislation winds its way through Congress. Biden...

Social Media Use Tied to Self-Reported Depression Symptoms

Social media use is associated with a greater likelihood of subsequent increase in depressive symptoms among adults initially free of depression, according...

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...

U.S. to Pump $400 Million Into Vaccination Programs for Other Countries

The United States announced Monday that it will pour $400 million into a new program that should help other countries speed vaccines to their citizens. Called...

Psoriasis Ups Risk for Vascular Disease, Venous Thromboembolism

There is an increased risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE) and peripheral vascular disease (PVD) among patients with psoriatic disease, according to a...

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...

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...

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....

Convalescent Plasma Not Recommended in COVID-19

Convalescent plasma is not recommended for patients with nonsevere, severe, or critical COVID-19, according to a living World Health Organization guideline...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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