Health News

To Prevent Drug Interactions, Communication Is Key
A lack of communication between older adults and their health care providers could be putting patients at risk of drug interactions.
How Diabetes and Obesity Affect Cancer Rates
Obesity and diabetes might have caused nearly 800,000 cases of cancer around the world in 2012, a new study found.
Vitamin D in Pregnancy
There may not be enough evidence to support current recommendations on taking vitamin D supplements during pregnancy, according to a new study.
Performance-Enhancing Drugs Potentially Mislabeled
Performance-enhancing drugs sold online could come with inaccurate labels, according to a new study.
Vision-Improving Device Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a device that can adjust to improve patients' vision after cataract surgery.
First Two-Drug HIV Combo Approved
Juluca, the first complete two-drug combination treatment for adults with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has been approved.
Gout Rx Under FDA Investigation
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning for a common gout medication.
The Vitamin That Can Interfere with Lab Tests
Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, may interfere with lab tests and lead to incorrect results, according to a recent warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
FDA Warns of Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about certain stem cell treatments.
Your Dog May Protect Your Heart
Dog ownership may benefit your health by lowering the risk of heart disease and all-cause death, according to a new study.