Breaking the Ultrasound Barrier

SOURCES: David Shorr, clinical trial participant, Columbus, OH. Kim Shorr, wife of David Shorr, Columbus, OH. ...

Especially in the Young, Cholesterol Is No Friend to the Heart

TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Rising levels of cholesterol among young adults is strongly tied to long-term odds for the number one killer, heart disease, a new study finds. ...

Popular Diabetes Drug May Contain a Carcinogen

Dec. 5, 2019 -- The FDA has begun testing samples of the diabetes drug metformin for the carcinogen N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), the agency announced Wednesday. Contamination with this same substance led to recalls of blood pressure and heartburn medications within...

Social Media Sympathy

A generation ago, comforting traditions surrounded grieving families: a sympathy card in the mailbox, a floral arrangement, a hot...

Vaping Tied to Lung Illness Seen in Metalworkers

It's also possible that the cobalt came from the heating coil of her vaping device, Kirk said. Dr. Cedric Rutland, a national spokesman for the American Lung Association, believes this second explanation is more likely. ...