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FDA approves Trulicity a weekly injectable to treat type 2 diabetes

The U.S. FDA today approved Trulicity (dulaglutide), a once-weekly subcutaneous injection to improve glycemic control (...

If You Suffer From Endometriosis, Better Help May Be Coming

New drug combo shows promise in relieving pain, symptoms A recent clinical study, conducted at the University of...

Daily exercise may help suppress inflammation in rheumatic disease

Exercise has been shown to transiently suppress inflammation in an animal model of rheumatic disease, bolstering...

Alzheimer's patients can still feel emotion long after memories have vanished

A new University of Iowa study further supports an inescapable message: caregivers have a profound influence -- good or...

The Last Days

What kind of end-of-life care do you want? Don’t leave the burden of such decisions on your loved ones. Make a...

70% of obese children had at least one CardioVascular Disease risk factor and 39% had two or more

Childhood obesity can have a harmful effect on the body in a variety of ways. Obese children are more likely to have...

"Our first clue that something was wrong was in 2012, when she started saying the same thing again and again"

It may not seem like much, but for Maya, the daily battle over the bath is a sign of further deterioration as her 69-...

Caregiving from another continent

In India it is considered shameful to send an elderly relative to a nursing home; instead domestic workers often from...

Simple test can help detect Alzheimer's before dementia signs show, study shows

York University researchers say a simple test that combines thinking and movement can help to detect heightened risk...

Gilead to allow cheaper version of Sovaldi (Hepatitic C drug) in 91 developing countries

Gilead Sciences has authorized several generic drug companies in India to sell its $1,000-a-day Hepatitis C pill for a...

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