The government is setting what it calls an ambitious goal for Alzheimer's disease: Development of effective ways to treat and prevent the mind-destroying illness by 2025.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Jan 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Rare genetic diseases, long overlooked because they affect relatively few people, are getting new attention. Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are reaching out to patient ...
Genetics Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration has rejected a petition from environmentalists that would have banned the plastic-hardening chemical bisphenol-A from all food and drink packaging, including plastic bottles and canned ...
Health Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- A consumer advocacy group is calling on government regulators to ban a type of surgical mesh used to treat pelvic collapse, saying it exposes patients to serious risks.
Medications Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
US regulators are considering whether to grant a drug company's request to make emergency contraception available over the counter to people of all ages instead of by prescription.
Medications Dec 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3
(AP) -- If the mad cow found in California has you wondering about food safety, well, there are plenty of problems that pose serious risks to the food supply. But mad cow disease shouldn't be high on the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- U.S. health officials said Wednesday that they're hoping to reduce the use of antipsychotic drugs among nursing home residents by 15 percent before year's end.
Medications May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(AP)—Autism scientists are seeking more brain samples for research.
Autism spectrum disorders May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The International Diabetes Federation predicts that at least one in 10 adults could have diabetes by 2030, according to its latest statistics.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2011 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0