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A new injection drug can prevent multiple sclerosis flare-ups better than an existing medication, a clinical trial has found.
The drug, called ofatumumab, beat a standard MS medication in reducing patients' symptom relapses. It also slowed down the progression of their disability over six months.
The researchers said the find...
Among people who have the gene that carries a heightened risk for early-onset Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests that more education might slow the development of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain.
About 1% to 6% of people with Alzheimer's disease have genes that put them at risk for early development of the disease, w...
Federal health officials have been warning for weeks that illegal forms of hand sanitizer containing toxic methanol are being sold across the United States.
Now, new data from Arizona and New Mexico illustrate the danger: During the months of May and June, 15 people were rushed to hospital after drinking hand sanitizer containing metha...
Taking in extra vitamin D plus calcium might cut your odds of getting a debilitating form of vertigo, new research shows.
The Korean study focused on benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), a sudden spinning sensation that's commonly triggered by changing your head position. According to the study authors, about 86% of people ...
As marijuana use becomes more common, could heart troubles follow?
Yes, warns a new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
A full understanding of how marijuana affects the heart and blood vessels remains limited by a lack of adequate research, but some chemicals in cannabis -- particularly THC, the chemical beh...
Despite facing continued criticism from the Trump administration, Dr. Anthony Fauci is still the considered best source for COVID-19 information, an online poll finds.
A growing number of Americans say federal, state and local governments are doing a poor job of responding to the coronavirus pandemic -- and a shrinking number see Pres...
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