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Abortion Drug Restrictions Should Be Lifted, Medical Experts Say

February 24, 2017
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Restrictions on mifepristone, a highly-restricted abortion pill, should be lifted, allowing easier access for women.

Quick Hits: New Psoriasis Drug and Suicide, Antibiotics Overprescribing & More

February 23, 2017
New Psoriasis Drug and Suicide, Antibiotics Overprescribing & More

The newly approved psoriasis drug Siliq and suicide, and likelihood of doctors prescribing antibiotics.

Low Testosterone Gels May Increase Risk for Heart Problems

February 22, 2017
Low Testosterone Gels May Increase Risk for Heart Problems

Men who were on a low T gel had a higher amount of coronary artery plaque compared to those on a placebo.

Genetic Testing May Predict Side Effects to Drugs

February 21, 2017
Genetic Testing May Predict Side Effects to Drugs

A simple swab of the inside of the cheeks may be all it takes to determine if you will have side effects to a drug or if it will work at all.

Statin Side Effects, Seniors on Multiple Brain-Affecting Meds & More

February 16, 2017
Statin Side Effects, Seniors on Multiple Brain-Affecting Meds & More

Patients who experience side effects are less likely to reach cholesterol targets and seniors on multiple CNS drugs rising.

‘Cooling Cap’ May Lessen Hair Loss in Women Undergoing Chemo

February 15, 2017
‘Cooling Cap’ May Lessen Hair Loss in Women Undergoing Chemo

A scalp cooling device may help some women undergoing chemotherapy to lose less hair, a common side effect.

Yoga May Provide Relief for Low Back Pain

February 14, 2017
Yoga May Provide Relief for Low Back Pain

Yoga may provide pain relief and greater mobility for those suffering from low back pain, but more research is needed.