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Researchers develop at-home fertility test for men using smartphone app.
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Adults plagued by eczema may have a new treatment option, with a new drug approved Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Dupixent (dupilumab) injections treat moderate-to-severe eczema in patients whose condition is not controlled by topical treatments or who should not use topic...
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Any marathoner will tell you that the grueling 26-mile races can do a number on the hips, knees, ankles and feet.
Now, a small study suggests that these tests of endurance are also tough on the kidneys.
"Marathon runners demonstrate transient or reverse short-term kidney injury," sa...
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- An increasing number of American women who don't have breast or ovarian cancer are being tested for BRCA and BRCA2 gene mutations associated with those diseases, a new study shows.
Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes significantly increase a woman's risk of breast cancer. These mutations a...
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having health insurance that covers in vitro fertilization (IVF) boosts the odds the treatment will lead to childbirth, a new study finds.
For women undergoing IVF, "the biggest hurdle may not be the fertility treatment, but the cost," said study lead author Dr. Emily Jungheim of Washington U...
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of vitamin D supplements may not lower older women's risk of developing cancer, a new clinical trial finds.
Many studies have hinted that vitamin D might help ward off cancer. Some, for example, have found that people with higher blood levels of the vitamin have lower rates of cert...
TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Improved prevention, screening and treatment could help eliminate hepatitis B and C as serious public health problems in the United States and save nearly 90,000 lives by 2030, according to a new report.
About 1.3 million people in the United States have chronic hepatitis B and about 2.7 mill...
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