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Price Hike Lead Patients to Craigslist for Insulin A new study found that hundreds of ads were placed on Craigslist for insulin and asthma inhalers during a 12-day period in June 2019.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Blood Pressure Med Tied to Harmful Side Effects Current guidelines recommend the drug chlorthalidone (Thalitone) as the first-line diuretic. But it can have serious side effects that can be avoided with another diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril), researchers say.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exposure to Cleaners Tied to Baby's Asthma Risk Canadian research shows that an infant's exposure to household cleaning products in the first few months of life is tied to heightened odds for asthma by age 3.
WebMD | Feb 18, 2020 6:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cholesterol Drugs Might Help Curb Prostate Cancers The study couldn't prove cause and effect, but it found that statins, taken alone or with metformin, did seem associated with an increase in survival.
WebMD | Feb 14, 2020 7:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rethinking Milk: Science Takes On the Dairy Dilemma Dairy products are rich in calcium and protein, and they have long been promoted as important for helping kids grow and helping kids and adults build and maintain strong bones. Now a new study questions whether diary deserves its health halo.
WebMD | Feb 14, 2020 7:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Will Brushing, Flossing Protect Against Stroke? Gum disease may be linked to higher rates of stroke caused by hardened and severely blocked arteries, preliminary research findings indicate.
WebMD | Feb 14, 2020 4:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More Sex Partners, Higher Cancer Risk? During the 2012-2013 phase of the ongoing study, more than 5,700 participants were asked how many sexual partners they'd had during their lives. Researchers compared their answers to self-reported diagnoses of cancer.
WebMD | Feb 14, 2020 3:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diet Drug Belviq Withdrawn Due to Cancer Risk The FDA asked the maker of weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) to take it off the market after a clinical trial showed an association with an increased risk of cancer.
WebMD | Feb 14, 2020 2:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Is Sunny Outlook the Best Rx for Stroke Recovery? Stroke survivors who had positive outlooks showed lower levels of inflammation, reduced stroke severity and fewer physical impairments after three months compared to more pessimistic stroke survivors, the researchers found.
WebMD | Feb 13, 2020 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Diabetes Among U.S. Young, Especially Asians, Continues to Climb They found rates were generally higher in blacks and Hispanics than in whites. Surprisingly, the rate in Asian/Pacific Islanders rose faster than in all other racial ethnic groups.
WebMD | Feb 13, 2020 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend