The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for a ban on direct-to-consumer ads for prescription drugs and implantable medical devices, saying they contribute to rising costs and patients’ demands for inappropriate treatment.
The surgery has paved the way for the patient to regain normal vision, and in an interview last week he said that will let him accomplish a major goal: “I’ll start driving again.”
The shift is one of the largest-scale examples of agribusiness adapting to consumers’ growing sensitivities and anxieties over how their food is treated before it is on their plates.
The regulations are tailored to cover foods and growing methods that pose the greatest risk, and they target produce such as berries, melons, leafy greens and other items usually eaten raw and more prone to contamination.
Swedish Match’s new smokeless pouches are unlikely to cause people to begin using tobacco, or to discourage existing tobacco users from quitting, according to the FDA’s review.
Wealthy people are more likely to get on multiple waiting lists and score a transplant, and less likely to die while waiting for one, a new study finds.
Cara Smith spent just three days at Avilla Elementary before getting sick and going to Riley. Her treatments are expected to last through December, but technology is helping her not miss much of her kindergarten year.
The initial notice mentioned the public health risk posed by the common, wart-causing sexually transmitted disease and strongly urged parents vaccinate their children.
Many of the 228 teens studied started out about three times heavier than what is considered healthy — almost 330 pounds on average. Their average weight loss was more than 90 pounds.
From Japan to Europe and now in the U.S., a growing number of people are seeking cryotherapy — a treatment that subjects their bodies to cold temperatures far below those found anywhere on Earth.
Behind all the legal bluster between sugar and high fructose corn syrup are two products that are similar in their chemical makeup and effect on the human body, experts say.
While several other states have legalized marijuana, Ohio could be the first state to pass it for both recreational and medical uses in a single vote.
Federal researchers have reported — repeatedly — on worrisome increases in deaths from suicides and drug overdoses. And they have noted the bulk of those deaths have been white and middle-aged.
Subpar treatment puts teens at risk for infections including HIV, chlamydia and gonorrhea, along with unwanted pregnancies.
As of Friday, three people in the Portland area and 19 people in western Washington had become sick from E. coli.
The industry acknowledges medical devices designed specifically for children often lag five years to 10 years behind new technology for adults, and Food and Drug Administration statistics illustrate the disparity.
The Indiana State Department of Health reports nearly a 53 percent increase in the past year of syphilis cases and is urging health officials to be on alert.
Roger Schwertfager thought when he fell down one night he was just tired. It wasn’t until the next day he realized he had a stroke.
The Indiana State Department of Health reported the death Wednesday morning. Overall, flu activity is said to be minimal
While that extra hour of sleep may be nice for some this weekend when Daylight Saving Time ends, for your little ones it may mess up their sleep schedule.