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  • Caffeine may provide some Parkinson's relief

    Caffeine may provide some Parkinson's relief
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new, small study found people with Parkinson's disease who took caffeine pills saw slight but noticeable improvements in movement problems related to the condition. The findings warrant further study, Canadian researchers...
  • FDA approves lorcaserin, first weight-loss drug since 1999

    FDA approves lorcaserin, first weight-loss drug since 1999
    The Food and Drug Administration has approved marketing of the weight-loss drug lorcaserin, the first prescription anti-obesity medication to win the FDA's blessing since the agency approved orlistat in 1999. Once it is cleared by the Drug Enforcement...
  • FDA sets path for key new diabetes device

    FDA sets path for key new diabetes device
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued new guidelines to medical device makers developing a potentially revolutionary device for type 1 diabetes, saying they should speed its delivery to patients. The guidelines reflect months...
  • Seeking the right recipe for food labels

    Seeking the right recipe for food labels
    You can give people all sorts of useful information, but that doesn't mean they'll use it. Case in point: the Nutrition Facts panels inscribed on nearly every can, box, jug, carton and plastic wrapper in which food has been sold since 1994. These small,...
  • A drop in pressure

    A drop in pressure
    Getting high blood pressure is the easy part — 76 million Americans already have it. But lowering it back down again doesn't have to be tricky either. Talk to your doctor and see if trying some of these ideas throughout the day can get you back on...
  • Early breast cancer screening may help some: study

    Early breast cancer screening may help some: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Starting breast cancer screening as early as age 25 may help women who carry a genetic mutation linked to a higher risk of cancer live longer, suggests a new study. "Results indicate that breast cancer deaths will decrease...
  • Science tackles your tan

     
    Breaking news for fake-bakers! Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have recently isolated the enzyme that keeps pasty people pasty, and are developing a cream that would block the enzyme which blocks melanin production. This breakthrough can...
  • UF announces Rinker chair to advance cancer research

     
    The University of Florida College of Medicine has announced the appointment of Dr. Paul Okunieff  as the Marshall E. Rinker Sr. Foundation and David B. and Leighan R. Rinker chair. The chair was established last year with a 10-year pledge of $1.2...
  • Stanley Cup finals: Boston destroys Vancouver, 8-1, in Game 3

     
    The Stanley Cup finals took a turn toward ugly with a detour through frightening in Game 3 on Monday, as a vicious hit by Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome sent Boston winger Nathan Horton to the hospital on a stretcher and......
  • Stanley Cup finals Game 3: Bruins' Horton moving extremities at hospital after ugly hit by Aaron Rome

     
    A late and vicious hit by Vancouver defenseman Aaron Rome to the head of Boston winger Nathan Horton dominated the scoreless opening period at TD Garden. The only question after the severity of Horton's injuries is how severe Rome’s punishment......
  • LV HEALTH: What is lacking in the treatment of breast cancer?

     
    The study, which evaluated more than 1,000 breast cancer survivors showed that many of them experience significant social and emotional problems that are not adequately addressed by the current standard of care....