Night blindness occurs when an existing eye condition leads to an inability to see clearly in dim light. Treatments depend on the cause but often involve managing the underlying condition. Learn more here.
(Reuters Health) – – Severe sexual and urinary health problems after menopause are linked with poorer quality of life, a recent study suggests.
Most snakes in the United States are nonvenomous, but pit vipers and coral snakes can inject venom. In this article, we look at the symptoms of snake bites, how to identify venomous snakes, and the best treatment and first aid for snake bites.
Shares of Johnson & Johnson fell 10 percent on Friday and were on track to post their biggest percentage drop in more than 16 years, after Reuters reported that the pharma major knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder.
The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended Tobramycin PARI for Pseudomonas aeruginosa in patients aged 6 years and older with cystic fibrosis. International Approvals
Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion to sting himself with, vowing that the venom wards off his rheumatism pains.
New Jersey-based company insists products remains safe
Shares of Johnson & Johnson tumbled 12 percent on Friday and were on track to post their biggest percentage drop in more than 16 years, after Reuters reported that the pharma major knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder…
The thrombopoietin receptor agonist is for severe thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease who are scheduled to undergo an invasive procedure. International Approvals
A study,of nearly 89,000 U.S. patients found that people given physical therapy for their pain were 7 percent to 16 percent less likely to fill a prescription for an opioid.
In a recent study, men with inflammatory bowel disease had higher PSA levels and were four to five times more likely to develop prostate cancer than those in the control group, the investigators found.
People often take amyl nitrite, commonly referred to as poppers, for the euphoric effects. However, taking poppers can have serious health consequences and may be fatal.
Scientists have taken an important step toward the goal of making diseased hearts heal themselves — a new model that would reduce the need for bypass surgery, heart transplants or artificial pumping devices.
When it comes to personality, it turns out your peers probably think the same way about you as you do about yourself.
A growing number of people with diabetes in the U.S. are losing toes and feet to the disease by the time they reach middle age, according to a study that suggests a reversal after years of progress against diabetes. Reuters Health Information
A panel of European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday recommended approval for Pfizer Inc’s Zirabev, a cheaper version to Roche Holding AG’s leading cancer drug Avastin.
Patients who underwent physical therapy soon after being diagnosed with pain in the shoulder, neck, low back or knee were approximately 7 to 16 percent less likely to use opioids in the subsequent months, according to a new study.
New research shows that an experimental HIV vaccine strategy works in non-human primates. In the study, rhesus macaque monkeys produced neutralizing antibodies against one strain of HIV that resembles the resilient viral form that most commonly infects…
A ‘sprayable gel’ embedded with nanoparticles carrying drugs that boost immunity controlled tumor recurrence at surgery site and at distant sites in mice.
(Reuters Health) – Doctors who work with seniors are grappling with ways to prevent gun-related suicides and accidents, often among gun-owning older patients with dementia or depression, according to a recent review article.