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Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Poor Bone Health

Posted on April 15, 2014
Osteoporosis rates rose among people with breathing disorder, study found

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

Posted on April 15, 2014
Tanzeum is injected once a week and appears to help control blood sugar levels, agency says

Drowning Deaths Down Overall, But Still a Problem: Report

Posted on April 15, 2014
Rates increased for adults 45 to 84; kids 4 and under and adults 85 and older at highest risk

Blood Test Aims to Predict Breast Cancer's Return

Posted on April 15, 2014
Study found DNA-based screen was more than 90 percent accurate in predicting recurrence

Gene Variant May Double Alzheimer's Risk for Women: Study

Posted on April 15, 2014
Effect wasn't nearly as pronounced among men, researchers say

FAQ: The High Cost of Hepatitis C Drugs

Posted on April 14, 2014
Last week, the World Health Organization strongly endorsed 2 new oral drugs that fight hepatitis C, a liver-damaging virus. The WHO recommended that all 150 million people infected worldwide …

Nearly 10 Percent of U.S. Adults Now Have Diabetes: Study

Posted on April 14, 2014
Researchers found a nationwide rise of the disease since late 1980s, and a parallel rise in obesity

Does Sugar Make Your Heart Sweeter?

Posted on April 14, 2014
Researchers say that lower blood sugar levels predict more aggression toward spouses, although some psychologists are skeptical of that theory.

Adult-Onset Allergies

Posted on April 14, 2014
You don't have to be a child to have new allergy symptoms. Once you know what's causing you to sneeze, sniffle, or itch – and whether it's an allergy or something else – you c …

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Posted on April 14, 2014
But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say