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MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2017 -- Despite years of public health campaigns, many American parents are still putting their babies to sleep in an unsafe position, a new study finds. The study found that just half of mothers surveyed said they...
LONDON (NS) - Novartis is taking aim at drug-resistant malaria – a growing global problem – by launching clinical trials of the first new antimalarial medicine for many years in nine countries across Africa and Asia. The Swiss drugmaker,...
SATURDAY, Aug. 19, 2017 -- Researchers say one dose of cholera vaccine appears to provide about the same protection as the standard two doses, at least for the first six months. They also found that cholera vaccines are highly effective...
(NS) - A federal jury has cleared Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of liability in the third case to go to trial out of thousands of lawsuits claiming the drugmakers' blood thinner Xarelto led to severe internal bleeding....
(NS Health) - People with chronic low back pain may feel it even more sharply if their spouses are critical and unsupportive of their condition, according to a recent study. Women back-pain sufferers and those with depressive symptoms were...
(NS Health) - Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft - often petty thefts like shoplifting - compared to peers without eating disorders, according to results from a...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Researchers have found that women who have hypertension during pregnancy may have an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life. The study, published Aug. 17 in Paediatric & Perinatal Epidemiology, consisted of 146,748...
BOSTON (NS) - Insys Therapeutics Inc has agreed to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois' attorney general claiming it deceptively marketed an addictive fentanyl-based cancer pain drug for off-label uses. The settlement, announced by Illinois Attorney...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A new study by the University of Michigan finds that parents are divided in support of delays in school start times that would allow teens to get more sleep. Researchers analyzed data from a nationally representative...
Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Drexel University researchers have found that smokers are 20 percent more likely to quit smoking when the price of cigarettes is increased by just $1. The study, published in the August edition of Epidemiology, analyzed how...

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