FDA Sets Limits for Acetaminophen Dosage
Due to the prevalence of liver damage and overdoses related to acetaminophen, the FDA is asking all manufacturers of prescription products containing the drug to limit the amount used.
Protecting You from Your Food
The recent passing of the Food Safety Bill in combination with a new bacteria-detecting technology is likely to make American consumers safer.
A new study by researchers from the United Kingdom reveals that a practice called baby-led weaning can result in nutritional complications for a small number of babies.
Weighing the Risks
Existing research points to increased risk of heart attack, stroke or death when taking painkillers used to treat inflammation, such as Celebrex and Advil.
Get Up, Stand Up
Too much sitting isn't good for you, as everyone knows. But the amount of time you spend sitting without breaks of activity can also negatively impact your heart health, according to a new study.
This Familial Restriction is Worse than Being Grounded
Familial restrictive cardiomyopathy (FRC) is a genetic heart disease in which the heart muscle stiffens and can't fully relax after each contraction.
Heart and Mind
Recent findings from Michigan State University correlate a strong link between hypertension (high blood pressure) and bipolar disorder, a psychiatric illness.
The Clooney Factor
The University of Colorado at Boulder has pinpointed specific facial features that make men irresistible to fertile women, which would explain why George Clooney is so wildly successful.
FDA Shuts Down Dental Device Manufacturer
US Marshals, acting under a court order sought by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on Jan. 5 and 6, seized all dental devices from Rite-Dent Manufacturing Corporation, located in Hialeah, Fla.
Massages for Autism
In the search for alternative treatments for autism, massage has surfaced as favored therapy. However, a new study shows that the evidence supporting the efficacy of massage therapy tends to be unreliable.