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Ocrevus Approved to Treat Severe Form of Multiple Sclerosis

WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 — The injected drug Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with primary ...

Just 17 U.S. States Require Defibrillators in Some Schools

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 — Automated external defibrillators in schools save lives, but only about one-third of U.S. states require the devices in at least ...

Breast-Feeding May Not Lead to Smarter Preschoolers

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 — Breast-feeding may not make kids sharper or better behaved than their non-nursed peers over the long-term, a new study suggests. ...

How Doctors Decide to Treat a Ruptured Achilles

SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 — Whether your doctor recommends surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon may depend partly on your age and activity level, foot ...

Is MRI the ‘Mammography’ of Prostate Cancer Screening?

SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 — MRI screening might greatly reduce overdiagnosis and overtreatment of prostate cancer in older men, a preliminary study suggests. Compared to ...

Exercising 2.5 Hours a Week May Slow Parkinson’s Progression

WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 — Parkinson’s disease can cause tremors, stiffness and trouble with walking. But a new study suggests that regular exercise can slow ...

Many Women Who Get Breast Cancer Gene Test Don’t Need It

TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 — An increasing number of American women who don’t have breast or ovarian cancer are being tested for BRCA and BRCA2 ...

Exercise: The Cellular ‘Fountain of Youth’

TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 — High-intensity exercise may help older adults reverse certain aspects of the “cellular” aging process, a new study suggests. It’s no ...

Need More Zzzzz’s?

FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 — A good night’s sleep is often elusive, but there are things you can do to boost the odds of getting ...

Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

SUNDAY, March 26, 2017 — Lowering your salt intake could mean fewer trips to the bathroom in the middle of the night, a new study ...

Physical Therapy as Good as Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Study

FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 — Surgery is a common approach to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. But, physical therapy may work just as well, a new ...

Many Dialysis Patients Get Unnecessary Colonoscopies

FRIDAY, March 24, 2017 — Older Americans on kidney dialysis have high rates of colonoscopy screening for colon cancer, but most get little benefit from ...

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