Researchers found that between 2007 and 2015, U.S. firearm injuries declined by 20 percent during NRA conventions, compared to the weeks before and after the meeting.
The research showed that a gluten-free diet may help reduce nerve pain in some people with gluten sensitivity.
(Reuters Health) – Gunshot-related deaths and injuries temporarily show a dramatic decline when the National Rifle Association is holding its annual convention, according to a new analysis in the New England Journal of Medicine.
In 2016, after finally realizing how much weight she had gained over the years, Courtney McFaull decided to start living a healthier life. This is her weight loss story.
(Reuters Health) – People who smoke e-cigarettes might have an increased risk of developing pneumonia because the vapor could help bacteria stick to cells lining the airways, a small experiment suggests.
In a ‘refusal to file’ letter, the FDA determined that the nonclinical and clinical pharmacology sections in the ozanimod NDA were insufficient to allow a complete review. Medscape Medical News
In patients undergoing reconstructive surgery of the face, treatment with botulinum toxin A (BTX-A, or ‘Botox’) can improve the final appearance of surgical scars.
Dutch adventurer Wim Hof is known as ‘The Iceman’ for good reason. Hof established several world records for prolonged resistance to cold exposure, an ability he attributes to a self-developed set of techniques of breathing and meditation — known as t…
New data cast doubt on the validity of an FDA advisory warning against coprescription of triptans and antidepressants. Medscape Medical News
Adults with varicose veins are at significantly increased risk for incident deep venous thrombosis, a large retrospective cohort study has found. Medscape Medical News
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Mylan NV on Wednesday struck a licensing agreement with Revance Therapeutics Inc to develop a biosimilar of Allergan Plc’s blockbuster Botox wrinkle treatment.
Contrary to previous reports suggesting obesity rates are declining among US youth, at least among the very young, new data suggest rates are now climbing, especially among young children and adolescents. Medscape Medical News
Signs of damage to the eye’s microvasculature are linked to subsequent cognitive decline, a large, long-term, prospective study shows. Medscape Medical News
People with stage III colon cancer who regularly eat nuts are at significantly lower risk of cancer recurrence and mortality than those who don’t, according to a new, large study.
People whose eyes show signs of small changes in blood vessels at age 60 may be more likely to develop thinking and memory problems by the time they are 80 than people with healthy eyes, according to a new study.
A strict gluten-free diet may help protect against the nerve pain that some people with gluten sensitivity experience, according to a preliminary study.
Boils on the inner thigh can appear as red, swollen bumps. We take a look at these hair follicle infections, their risk factors, and home remedies.
(Reuters) – Sorrento Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved ZTlido, its non-opioid painkiller patch for nerve pain related to shingles, which it plans to launch later this year.
(Reuters Health) – Continuous glucose monitoring devices may reduce episodes of dangerously-low blood sugar in adults with type 1 diabetes who suffer from so-called hypoglycemic unawareness, researchers say.
Researchers are shining a light on the darkness of the unconscious brain. Three new studies add to the body of knowledge.