Health News

Pictures of Health?
Cardiac imaging following a heart attack has been linked to an increased cancer risk because of the exposure to low-dose radiation, according to a new study.
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Recall of Alcohol Prep Pads
Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced the market recall of alcohol prep pads manufactured by Triad Group.
Rouses Markets Announces Voluntary Recall of Wild-Caught Yellow Fin Tuna
Rouses Markets has announced the voluntary recall of wild-caught yellow fin tuna steaks.
Medical Test Follow-Ups Fall Through the Cracks
As many as three in four hospital medical tests are not followed up after patients' discharge, according to a new systematic review published in BMJ Quality of Safety.
Size Matters
The American Urological Association has updated its guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as an enlarged prostate.
Your Heart Won't Burst Through Your Chest
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved the first heart pacemaker designed to be used safely during certain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams.
Review of Cutting Edge Tools
Today the FDA proposed the Innovation Pathway, a priority review program for new, breakthrough medical devices.
A new mobile radiology application cleared today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will allow physicians to view medical images on Apple, Inc.'s iPhone and iPad.
One Bottle Leads to Recall
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals issues a voluntary recall because one bottle of its hydrocodone and acetaminophen tablets was labeled as phenobarbital.
Replacement Parts Wearing Out?
The FDA ordered three manufacturers of temporomandibular joint ( TMJ ) implants to conduct postmarketing studies to determine the length of time before the implants are removed or replaced due to pain or other reasons.