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Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no 2019-01-18 13:52:38Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-t

Study links opioid epidemic to painkiller marketing 2019-01-18 11:11:56(Reuters Health) - Researchers are reporting a link between doctor-targeted marketing of opioid products and the increase in U.S. deaths from overdose

FDA advisory panel split over Sanofi-Lexicon diabetes drug 2019-01-17 21:02:17An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed

Immunomedics' cancer treatment fails to win accelerated approval 2019-01-17 20:33:37Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment, sacitu

Junk food ads disproportionately target black and Hispanic 2019-01-17 16:06:41(Reuters Health) - Television advertising in the U.S. for candy, fast food, sugary drinks and other unhealthy treats continues to target mostly black

Doctors explain misconceptions about penicillin allergy 2019-01-17 14:45:58(Reuters Health) - Most patients who report having a penicillin allergy are not really allergic to this highly effective antibiotic, and they may be m

Too little sleep tied to increased heart disease 2019-01-17 14:10:04(Reuters Health) - People who sleep less than six hours a night may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who sleep seven to eig

Long-lasting menopause symptoms may be tied to slightly 2019-01-17 11:29:35(Reuters Health) - Women who experience symptoms of menopause, like hot flashes or night sweats, for many years may be slightly more likely to develop

Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's 2019-01-17 07:11:50Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its populations - including a doubling of consumption of nuts

Invest in health for global security and growth, 2019-01-17 07:00:45Donating billions of dollars to global funds that fight poverty and disease is one of the best investments governments can make to boost security and

Japan Tobacco ratchets up smokeless war with new 2019-01-17 00:11:46Japan Tobacco Inc on Thursday unveiled two "heat-not-burn" products, as it races against market leader Philip Morris International Inc for a large

U.S. shutdown taking toll on FDA, USDA inspection 2019-01-16 19:39:25The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of

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The Latest: New wrongful death lawsuit filed against 2019-01-16 18:20:18An attorney says an additional wrongful death lawsuit has been filed alleging an Ohio doctor and the hospital where he worked caused a patient's deat

New suits filed over pain meds given to 2019-01-16 18:00:25At least three wrongful death lawsuits have now been filed against Dr. William Husel, the Columbus-area Mount Carmel Health System, and nurses and pha

Medical tech in Hepatitis C outbreak challenges sentence 2019-01-16 16:40:43A traveling hospital technician who was sentenced to 39 years in prison for infecting patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syr

Health providers try to inform immigrant patients of 2019-01-16 16:09:33A new policy could undermine the legal status of immigrants who use Medicaid.

GMO food opponents think they know the most, 2019-01-16 16:08:51Extreme GMO food opponents are less knowledgeable about them, a study found.

WATCH: New York City Mayor Bill de 2019-01-16 14:26:50The mayor joins "The View" to share his plan to expand health care for all New York City residents, including undocumented immigrants.

Prosecutor: Drug maker pushed OxyContin despite danger signs 2019-01-16 08:58:47Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s

WATCH: My Wellness Routine: 1st person to 2019-01-16 05:22:16O'Brady, 33, is a three-time world record holder.

Everything you need to know about Ebola 2019-01-16 04:25:18The Democratic Republic of the Congo is fighting its 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus. Here is a look at the causes, the symptoms and the history of t

Filing: OxyContin maker forecast 'blizzard of prescriptions' 2019-01-15 18:19:58Massachusetts court filing says company that makes opioid sought 'blizzard of prescriptions' when it launched the drug in the 1990s

Hospital replaces leadership after blood transfusion mistake 2019-01-15 17:38:08A Houston hospital has removed its president and several other leaders following an unusually high number of patient deaths, including a recent case i

FDA approves new closure device for heart defect 2019-01-15 16:32:52One out of 10 of all babies are born premature.

NYT > Health

Phys Ed: How Exercise May Help Keep Our 2019-01-16 16:56:09Irisin, a hormone that is released during exercise, may improve brain health and lessen the damage that occurs during Alzheimer’s disease.

High-Dose Vitamin D No Better Than Low-Dose 2019-01-16 16:47:32There was no difference in changes in bone mineral density or number of fractures in older men and women who took high versus low doses of vitamin D.

Sleeping Less Than 6 Hours a Night Tied 2019-01-16 15:47:52An argument for a good night’s sleep: People who slept less than six hours were at higher risk for hardening of the arteries, a new study found.

Personal Health: A Device That Gives Parents of 2019-01-16 11:04:22The CuddleCot helps preserve the body of a deceased newborn for days, allowing parents to hold them and take pictures.

In a Children’s Theater Program, Drama Over a 2019-01-16 10:52:49The conflict over accommodating a child’s allergy turned into a legal battle that highlights the isolation that people with food allergies often

Sacklers Directed Efforts to Mislead Public About OxyContin, 2019-01-16 09:28:56A filing in a Massachusetts lawsuit contains dozens of internal Purdue Pharma documents suggesting the family was far more involved than the company h

Take a Number: You’re Not Getting Much Taller, 2019-01-15 17:28:00New government data charts some interesting changes in average bodies over recent decades.

Opposed to G.M.O.s? How Much Do You Know 2019-01-15 11:38:54People who are the most extremely opposed to genetically modified organisms tend to know the least about them, a new study found.

The Strange Marketplace for Diabetes Test Strips 2019-01-15 11:03:36It is legal to resell unused test strips for blood glucose, and many patients do, driving an unusual trade online and on the streets.

F.D.A. Says It Will Resume Inspections of Some 2019-01-15 10:52:57Despite the federal shutdown, some agency inspectors are returning to work and will begin performing food safety visits without pay this week, the F.D

The Checkup: Taking the Pain Out of Children’s 2019-01-15 07:28:48Pediatric pain specialists believe that reducing the pain associated with needles can lead to better health care.

Using Sports Psychology for Childbirth 2019-01-15 05:00:01I wanted to face childbirth with an athlete’s strength, confidence and determination. So I turned to sports psychology for advice.

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Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Looming Global Crisis Means People's Diets Must Change: ExpertsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/

Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHO 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Anti-Vaxxers a Major Global Health Threat: WHOCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: Study 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Gene-Linked Iron Disorder More Common Than Thought: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12

Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Third Cat in Wyoming Tests Positive for Bubonic PlagueCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00

Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss Plan 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Starting a Healthy Weight Loss PlanCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: How Getting a Flu Shot Could Save Your LifeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy More 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Eat Less, Enjoy MoreCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

When to Treat Varicose Veins 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: When to Treat Varicose VeinsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: Study 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: 1 in 4 Antibiotic Prescriptions Isn't Needed: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:0

Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide Risk 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Cancer Diagnosis May Quadruple Suicide RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

More Americans Mixing Opioids With Sedatives 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: More Americans Mixing Opioids With SedativesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old 2019-01-18 02:00:00Title: Keep Moving to Keep Brain Sharp in Old AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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