Researchers take a closer look at commonly used drug to treat ADHD

Researchers are urging caution in prescribing methylphenidate — more commonly known by its brand names, including Ritalin — to treat ADHD. Read more...

Researchers look at first signs of Alzheimer's to determine possible treatments

A team of researchers has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Read More ...

Versatile device sends electronic signal when it detects estrogen

Researchers have developed a new sensor that can detect low levels of E2, one of the primary estrogen hormones, in liquids. Read More ...

FDA approves 1st flu vaccine with an adjuvant

The FDA has approved the first seasonal influenza vaccine to contain an adjuvant — an ingredient added to improve the body’s immune response. Read More ...

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Compared to a year ago, more Americans have either already received a flu shot or plan to get one this year.
Health Canada has approved Jardiance (empagliflozin) to be used as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adult patients with Type 2 diabetes.
A team of researchers has discovered how connections between brain cells are destroyed in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Reported cases of three nationally notifiable STDs — chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — have increased for the first time since 2006, according to the CDC.
PTS Diagnostics has acquired a family of patents that will expand its role in the mHealth market.
Researchers have shown for the first time that the protein BRCA1 is required for normal learning and memory and is depleted by Alzheimer's disease.
Women with a certain type of lung nodule visible on lung cancer screening CT exams face a higher risk of lung cancer than men with similar nodules.
People with diabetes may be harboring advanced vascular disease that could increase their risk of stroke.
Survivors of cardiac arrest who remain in comas have better survival and neurological outcomes when their body temperatures are lowered.
Women with PMS had a 40% higher risk of developing high blood pressure in the following 20 years compared to women experiencing few menstrual symptoms.

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