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MONDAY, May 7, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Generic drugs tend to trigger big drops in the cost of their expensive, brand-name counterparts, but that has not been the case with the cancer drug commonly known as Gleevec (imatinib).
There's been only a small drop in the price of imatinib since a generi...
MONDAY, March 26, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- It's thought that one-quarter of U.S. adults will develop a swallowing problem at some point. But researchers hope insight from a new study may help lead to improved treatment.
Their study looked at the changes that occur in your ability to swallow as yo...
FDA Warns Heart Patients About Antibiotic Clarithromycin
FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- The antibiotic clarithromycin (brand name: Biaxin) may increase the long-term risk of heart problems and death in patients with heart disease, according to U.S. health officials.
As a result, the federal Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it'...
Age matters behind the wheel – but not how you might expect
UCLA RESEARCH ALERT 02/21/2018 Among new drivers, teenagers were judged to be better prepared for a state driving test than those in their 20s. Among new drivers, teenagers were judged to be better prepared for a state driving test than those in their 20s. FINDINGS A UCLA researcher explored the...
No Proof At-Home 'Cranial Stimulation' Eases Depression
MONDAY, Feb. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Devices that send electrical pulses to the brain -- in the comfort of your own home -- are a treatment option for depression and certain other conditions. But a new research review finds little evidence they work.
NIH scientists adapt new brain disease test for Parkinson’s, dementia with Lewy bodies NIAID’s Bradley Groveman, foreground, and Christina Orru using the RT-QuIC diagnostic assay, which they helped adapt to detect Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Le...
THURSDAY, Nov. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Hospitals are jumping on a tech trend, enlisting the help of germ-killing robots to tackle a potentially life-threatening but preventable issue: health care-associated infections.
High Brain Glucose Levels May Mean More Severe Alzheimer’s
NIH study shows connections between glucose metabolism, Alzheimer’s pathology, symptoms. Illustration of elevated glucose levels in the brain. Scientists found potential connections between problems with how the brain processes glucose and Alzheimer’s disease pathology and symptoms. NIA For the f...
'Boomers' Doing Better at Avoiding Eye Disease of Aging
THURSDAY, Nov. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Macular degeneration is a major cause of vision loss in older Americans. But new research shows that baby boomers are somehow avoiding the illness at higher rates than their parents did.
Why the improvement? The researchers aren't sure, but say that low...