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  • FDA OKs Diabetes Drug for Type 2 Heart Failure Risk
    The FDA granted a new use for diabetes drug Farxiga (dapagliflozin): to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure in adults who have type 2 diabetes and established heart disease or risk factors for it.
  • Signs of Virus Seen in Disease Paralyzing Kids
    The new test detected antibodies for two types of enteroviruses in the spinal fluid of dozens of patients diagnosed with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a disease that causes potentially permanent and sometimes life-threatening paralysis in young children.
  • Many Parents Not Following Safe-Sleep Advice for Babies
    Less than one-third said they only put their babies to sleep on "approved" surfaces, namely, a crib, bassinet or "pack and play." And just 42% kept their babies' sleep area free of blankets, pillows and toys.
  • What Kind of Drinking Can Trigger A-Fib?
    The strongest risk factor for a-fib was the number of times per week a person drank. The greatest risk was seen in those who drank every day, followed by drinking twice or once a week.
  • Teal Pumpkins Offer Allergy Safe Halloween Stops
    The Food Allergy Research and Education wants to make Halloween inclusive for kids with food allergies, who may feel excluded because many Halloween foods are on their no-no list.
  • Recall: Walmart Frozen Sausage for Salmonella Risk
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture says George’s Prepared Foods of Caryville, TN, produced the Great Value brand pork sausage patty and turkey sausage patty products in April and May and shipped them to Walmart stores around the country.
  • Fecal Transplants Benefit IBS Patients: Study
    Fecal transplants -- in which stool from a donor is processed and then transplanted into a patient's gut -- are meant to repopulate the gut with a healthier range of microorganisms, NBC News reported.
  • Drug Limits Damage of Brain Injury
    Treatment with the drug within three hours of brain injury reduced the risk of death, the investigators found.
  • Vaccine Exemptions for Kindergartners Still Rising
    The exemption rate for one or more required vaccines was 2.5% in the 2018-19 school year, up from 2.3% in the previous year, and 2.1% in the 2016-17 school year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CNN reported Friday.
  • Recall: FDA Sees Trace Asbestos in J&J Baby Powder
    Johnson & Johnson said FDA testing as recently as last month found no trace of asbestos. The company says the FDA's most recent test found "sub-trace levels" of asbestos in samples from a single bottle.
  • Juul Halts Sale of Fruit, Dessert Vape Flavors
    The flavors dropped by Juul will be mango, creme, fruit and cucumber, which account for 10% of its sales. The company will continue to sell its most popular flavors: mint and menthol, the AP reported.
  • Mercury, Feces Found in Cheap, Bogus Cosmetics
    Fortunately, most incidents of cosmetic counterfeiting or product tampering aren't as serious. But if you don't buy from reputable retailers, it's hard to know exactly what's in the products you're putting on your face.
  • Deaths Due to Suicide, Homicide on the Rise Among U.S. Youth
    More teens and young adults are coming to a violent end in recent years, either at their own hand or another's, new federal data show.
  • Next-Gen Artificial Pancreas Boosts Blood Sugar Control
    The device combines an insulin pump, a continuous glucose monitor and a computer algorithm.
  • Study: 95% of Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals
    Nearly all foods made for babies contain at least one toxic heavy metal that can harm brain development, according to a large new study that tested 13 different types of baby foods, including puffs, infant formula, teething biscuits, juices, cereals, and purees.
  • Your Personality as a Teen May Predict Your Risk of Dementia: Study
    Being calm and mature as teen were each associated with roughly a 10% reduction in adult dementia risk.
  • Irregular Periods, Shorter Life Span?
    The study found that women who had irregular periods or extra-long menstrual cycles had as much as a one-third higher risk of death during the two-decade study compared to women who usually had a normal menstrual cycle.
  • Certain Blood Pressure Meds Tied to Suicide Risk in Study
    People taking angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) appear to be more likely to die by suicide, compared to those who take another type of blood pressure drug called ACE inhibitors, researchers found.
  • Why Maintaining a Healthy Weight Is Important in Adulthood
    Those who gained weight as adults had a higher risk of premature death than those who maintained a normal weight. Weight loss in young to middle adulthood was not significantly related with death risk.
  • Is That Statin Doing You Any Good?
    Changes in clinical guidelines have increased the number of people eligible to take statins. In many countries, the majority of people taking the drugs do so for primary prevention.
  • Your Noisy Knees May Be Trying to Tell You Something
    This study is the first to assess this technique in a large number of people with knee osteoarthritis. It was found to distinguish between healthy knees and those afflicted by  this  "wear-and-tear" form of arthritis.
  • Aging Population, Unhealthy Habits Underlie Expected Cancer Surge
    Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable cancer death, according to the atlas. In 2017, smoking claimed 2.3 million lives worldwide, 24% of all cancer deaths.
  • PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults
    Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests.
  • Measles Devastates Families, Challenges Doctors
    The worst outbreak of the measles in the United States since 1992 has been declared over. But the disease has done damage all across the country in recent years.
  • Seafood Company Widens Recall of Frozen Tuna
    The products were sold to wholesalers in 23 states. It is not clear if the fish were then sold in retail stores under the Mical brand, as individual retailers’ brands, or directly to restaurants.
  • Surgery Helps Tough-to-Treat Acid Reflux
    This surgery is done under general anesthesia with a laparoscope, a thin tube with a tiny video camera. The surgeon sews the top of the stomach around the esophagus.
  • City: Shutter Plant Until Toxic Air Addressed
    The city of Covington, has called for a company to shut down its local medical sterilization plant until it can reduce its emissions of a cancer-causing gas.
  • Sweetened Drinks Still Top Sellers to Kids
    None of 34 sweetened drinks aimed at the youth market meet nutrition recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), according to University of Connecticut researchers.
  • ‘We Vape, We Vote’: Vaping Laws Become Political
    In response to the crackdowns on vaping, those who use or sell the e-cigarette products are mobilizing. Touting the “We Vape, We Vote” slogan, this burgeoning movement is positioning itself to be a factor in 2020 elections.
  • Moms' Weight-Loss Surgery May Lower Birth Defect Risk
    The risk of major birth defects was about 30% lower in children whose mothers had weight-loss surgery than in those of the obese mothers, the findings showed.
  • Breast Milk Combats Growth of Bad Bacteria
    The study found that human breast milk inhibits the growth of the harmful bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus subtilis and Clostridium perfringens, but neither cow's milk or infant formula had any effect on those bacteria.
  • What Helps Calm Agitated Dementia Patients?
    Health care professionals rely on several medications to lessen symptoms of agitation and aggression, but these medications carry significant risks. One, ironically, is worsening memory and thinking, the researchers said.
  • Chlamydia Can Harm Male Fertility
    The Australian research is the first to find the sexually transmitted disease in testicular tissue biopsies of infertile men with no identified cause for their infertility.
  • Hospitals Work to Better Spot Deadly Sepsis in Kids
    While sepsis overwhelmingly strikes the elderly -- up to 85% of all cases are in seniors -- every year in the United States, more than 75,000 children get sepsis, according to the Sepsis Alliance. Seven thousand die.
  • Beyonce's Dad Puts Spotlight on Male Breast Cancer
    It's an extremely rare form of cancer in men, and male breast cancer accounts for just 1% of all breast cancer cases, said Dr. Siddhartha Yadav, a hematology-oncology fellow with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
  • Sleep Apnea Linked to Diabetic Eye Disease
    They found that patients with diabetic macular edema had a much higher rate (80.6%) of severe sleep apnea than those without the eye condition (45.5%).
  • Steroid Shots for Painful Joints May Make It Worse
    Researchers found that among patients who had the treatment at their center, 8% had complications. Most often, that meant a worsening in cartilage breakdown in the joint. But a small number of patients suffered bone loss or stress fractures.
  • Taco Bell Recalls Beef Tainted with Metal Shavings
    The company says a customer reported finding a metal shaving in their food. Two other complaints have since followed.
  • Is Melanoma Suspected? Get 2nd Opinion From Specialist, Study Says
    Getting a second opinion from a pathologist specially trained in skin lesions -- a dermatopathologist -- yields the most accurate results, the new study found.
  • Vision Problems Strike More Than 2 Billion Globally
    Untreated distance vision impairment in low- and middle-income regions is about four times higher than in high-income regions, and $14.3 billion (U.S. dollars) is needed to treat the 1 billion people with vision impairment or blindness due to cataracts, and short- and far-sightedness, the report said.
  • Suicide Attempts Rising Among Black Teens
    Researchers at New York University found that between 1991 and 2017, there was an increase in the number of black teenagers who said they'd attempted suicide in the past year.
  • Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages
    The association between frequent pot use before conception and miscarriage persisted even after researchers restricted their analysis to couples in which the female partner didn't use marijuana.
  • Girl With Cerebral Palsy Takes 1st Unassisted Steps
    A Texas mom is calling her young daughter her hero after the 6-year-old took her first steps without a walker or braces -- and video of the emotional moment has gone viral.
  • Nurse Pens Powerful Post About Flu Shot
    A nurse’s Facebook post is going viral after she penned a powerful statement urging everyone to get a flu shot.
  • By Mid-Century, Heat Waves Could Cover Far Bigger Areas
    Previous research has predicted that the number and intensity of heat waves will increase, but this study is the first to examine changes in their potential physical size.
  • Pet Turtles Linked to Salmonella Outbreak: CDC
    Seven people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, the CDC said in an update about the ongoing investigation.
  • NYC Sues Flavored Online E-Cigarette Sellers
    The defendants created "a public nuisance" by selling e-cigarettes to people under 21 even though such sales have been illegal in the city since 2013, according to the lawsuit filed Tuesday, CNN reported.
  • Tying the Knot Is Tied to Longer Life Span, New Data Shows
    The age-adjusted death rate for the married declined by 7% between 2010 and 2017, according to a new study from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Nearly 5 Million American Kids Are Obese, New Study Finds
    About 4.8 million American kids aged 10 to 17 -- just over 15% -- were obese in 2017-2018, according to a new report.
  • How Does Early Menopause Affect a Woman's Heart?
    Researchers analyzed data from more than 300,000 women who were part of 15 studies around the world, and found that women who reached menopause before age 50 were more likely to have a nonfatal heart problem, such as a heart attack, angina or stroke.


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