Health News

Heart Screening May Save Infants' Lives
Newborn testing for critical congenital heart disease may save lives, according to a new study.
New Insulin Product Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a short-acting insulin product to improve blood sugar levels in those with diabetes.
HIV Risk: Don't Guess, Get a Test
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlighted a seven-month improvement in the time between HIV infection and diagnosis.
Allergens Are Everywhere
Most Americans are exposed to multiple allergens, according to the largest indoor allergen study ever conducted in the United States.
New Biosimilar Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new biosimilar.
Shining a Light on Laser Toy Risks
Before you head to the toy store and buy a laser toy this holiday season, learn the potential risks and read about laser safety, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended.
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.