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The Benefits of Insulin Pumps
Young patients with type 1 diabetes may have a lower risk of complications if they use insulin pumps instead of injections, according to a new study.
Detecting Breast Cancer Early
Performing regular breast self-exams can make all the difference in women's health.
Stroke Risk Factors: A Growing Threat
In spite of stroke-prevention efforts in recent years, stroke risk factors appear to be becoming more common, according to a new study.
How Weight Might Affect Cancer Risk
Cancer types associated with being overweight or obese may account for almost half of cancer diagnoses in the United States, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Girls May See Longer-Lasting Concussion Effects
Adolescent girls may have to deal with the symptoms of sports-related concussions for longer than boys, according to a new study.
New Device Approved to Treat Sleep Apnea
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new implantable device to treat moderate to severe central sleep apnea.
Serious Risks Tied to Infant Sleep Positioners
Commonly advertised crib accessories can lead to suffocation, according to a warning from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Improved Access to Adverse Drug Event Reports
Searching for information on adverse drug reactions has never been easier.
A Little Exercise May Go a Long Way for Depression
As little as one hour of exercise each week could protect you from depression, according to a new study.
Breast Cancer Rx Gets Thumbs Up from FDA
Just in time for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a new breast cancer treatment has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).