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Health Tip: Prevent Respiratory Infections

-- Our lungs have a natural defense system that protects them from dirt and germs. But that isn't enough to prevent all cases of lung disease. The American Lung Association says here's what you can do to keep your lungs healthier: Don't smoke. If you do, quit. Avoid air pollution. On smoggy days, stay inside. Wash your hands often with soap and...

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Health Tip: Is Stress Interfering With Your Child's Sleep?

-- Even young children have stress. If it's bad enough, it may interfere with your youngster's sleep. The National Sleep Foundation mentions these warning signs of stress-induced loss of sleep in children: Decreased appetite. Headache. Bedwetting. Stomach upset or pain. Inability to relax. Aggressiveness or stubbornness. Inability to control...

Posted 2 days ago in New Drug Approvals

FDA Approves Juluca (dolutegravir and rilpivirine) for the Maintenance Treatment of Virologically Suppressed HIV-1 Infection

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Juluca, the first complete treatment regimen containing only two drugs to treat certain adults with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) instead of three or more drugs included in standard HIV treatment. Juluca is a fixed-dose tablet containing two previously approved drugs (dolutegravir and...

Posted 3 days ago in Clinical Trials

Acorda Discontinues Tozadenant Development Program

(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 20, 2017 -- Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACOR) today announced that it is discontinuing its clinical development program for tozadenant, an investigational treatment for Parkinson’s disease, including immediately discontinuing dosing of all participants currently enrolled in its tozadenant studies. The Company made this...

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Who's Most Distracted Behind the Wheel?

Texting, talking on cellphones, eating, drinking -- distractions such as these are a driving hazard, and are more likely to occur among young men, new research shows. People most prone to distracted driving also often tend to think it's "no big deal" -- socially acceptable, the Norwegian study found. These drivers often also felt that they had little...

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For Seniors, Any Physical Activity Is Better Than None

Don't try saying you're too tired or too busy to exercise, especially after that calorie-laden Thanksgiving dinner. Any level of physical activity can reduce seniors' risk of heart disease, researchers report. The 18-year study included more than 24,000 adults ages 39 to 79. They found a link between physical activity and reduced risk of heart disease...

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The Right Way to Use Resistance Bands

Stretchy resistance bands go anywhere and can be used by almost anyone. They're also as effective as they are inexpensive. But it's important to use them properly to get all their strength training and coordination benefits. As you stretch a resistance band, you'll start to feel more and more tension -- that's what forces your muscles to work and...

Posted 2 days ago in Medical

An Exercise Game Plan for Boomers

If you're a member of the baby boom generation, don't think you're too old to exercise. On the contrary, it's especially important for you to stay active, and even more so if you have a condition that threatens mobility, such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Exercise can give you more energy, help prevent chronic illnesses and keep you independent...

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The Booze You Choose Can Sway Your Mood

The booze you choose can frequently steer your mood, according to a new global survey. About half of those who drink red wine and beer said it makes them feel relaxed and mellow, results from the Global Drug Survey show. Roughly two of five beer drinkers said the suds make them feel confident, while one-quarter of red wine drinkers said they feel sexier...

Posted 2 days ago in Medical

It's the Latest Diet Craze, But Is It Safe?

What if you could have your cake, eat it, too, and lose weight? A nutritional fad called CICO -- short for "Calories In, Calories Out" -- promises just that for those looking to shed some pounds. The pitch is straightforward: Eat whatever you want, junk food included, and still shrink your waistline -- as long as every day you expend more calories...

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Drugs.com Receives eHealthcare Leadership Silver Award

We are proud to announce that Drugs.com has been awarded a Silver Award for “Best Consumer General Health Site” in the 2017 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. Jane Weber Brubaker, chair of the eHealthcare Leadership Awards, notes that “Winners range from small and large healthcare provider organizations, to business-to-business and medical device companies, but they share these […]

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Drugs.com Recognized as ‘Health Information Website Brand of the Year’ in 2017 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study

The team at Drugs.com is humbled and heartened to have been recognized as the ‘Health Information Website Brand of the Year‘ in the 2017 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study. The annual Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study measures and compares a brand’s health over time and against key competitors. Other categories measured include travel, financial, automotive and entertainment. […]

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REMS@FDA: An Upgraded Patient Safety Program

REMS Overview Fact: Prescription drugs are complicated, and they are getting more complicated every day. Issues with complex drugs and side effects is not just a concern for the healthcare provider, it directly impacts the patient and caregiver, too. We’ve all heard the long list of adverse effects and warnings that unfold during a primetime […]

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