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FDA Approves Orbactiv to Treat Skin Infections
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Orbactiv (oritavancin), a new antibacterial drug to treat adults with skin infections.
Bad Habits That Make You Age Faster
Could your habits be speeding up your aging process? Grab a hold of your health and take note of the following bad habits that could lead to unhealthy aging.
If Your Feet Could Talk
We may not pay much attention to our feet. They are often covered with socks or shoes and, as the saying goes, “out of sight, out of mind.” Here are some common symptoms of more serious conditions to look out for, as well as possible explanations for what your feet say about your health.
Rx Shows Promise for Treating Psoriasis
Psoriasis can be a painful and uncomfortable disease. A few products currently on the market may ease symptoms of this skin condition. Now, a new medication is showing promise in clinical trials.
High Risk for Repeat of Severe Rx Reaction
Patients who have had a certain type of life-threatening medication reaction may be at increased risk for another episode.
Natural Ways to Better Your Skin
Skin care can seem complex, but it can also be a lot of fun. You don’t need to resort to expensive medicines and creams to keep your face looking fresh. There are plenty of natural and fun ways to stay beautiful. The key is to have a routine that works for you and your skin type.
Psoriasis Risk Tied to High Blood Pressure in Women
The health of your heart and that of your skin may not seem that connected, but the authors of a new study suggest that for some women, the two may be intertwined.
FDA Warns of Rare But Serious Reactions to OTC Acne Products
People with acne have many choices of over-the-counter (OTC) products to help them clear their skin. The FDA is warning that some of these products may cause rare but serious and possibly life-threatening reactions.
Anti-Inflammatory Rx May Ease Psoriatic Arthritis
About 15 percent of psoriasis patients get arthritic inflammation that may cause joint pain, according to the American College of Rheumatology. A new therapy, however, may bring some relief.
World Cup Health Issues Highlighted
Global travelers will soon descend upon Brazil, first for this summer's World Cup, then again for the 2016 Summer Olympics. A new report examined health risks for these travelers.