Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk

(Reuters Health) – People taking antidepressants for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to relapse when they stop using these drugs than when they remain on medication, a research review confirms. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Researchers More...

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Many drug companies fail to conduct timely safety checks on medicines after FDA approval

(Reuters Health) – In the rush to approve new medicines, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration often requires drug companies to study possible side effects and alternative doses for medicines once they hit More...

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Skin cancer symptom: Melanoma sign could be dark stripe on nail | Health | Life & Style

Skin cancer is one of the most deadly conditions in the UK, killing over 2,500 people a year. Rates are on the rise, and thought to be due to an increase in unprotected sun exposure. Symptoms that most people normally More...

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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

LONDON (Reuters) – Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar More...

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High blood pressure cure – pine bark supplement could lower reading | Health | Life & Style

Having high blood pressure greatly increases your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. It can also lead to other problems, such as kidney failure, heart failure and problems with your vision. The British Heart More...

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Nestle to cut jobs at French skin health R&D center

ZURICH (Reuters) – Nestle plans to cut up to 450 jobs at a Galderma research and development center in southern France, the Swiss company said on Thursday, as it seeks to make the underperforming skin health More...

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Dementia symptoms: Alzheimer’s disease kills when brain no longer helps body function | Health | Life & Style

Dementia – and its most common form, Alzheimer’s disease – affects the brain, in particular people’s mental cognitive skills like memory and communication. It currently affects 850,000 people in More...

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Republicans plan healthcare vote, Obama and TV host denounce bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the U.S. healthcare debate denounced More...

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Benefits of gastric bypass persist for 12 years

(Reuters Health) – Twelve years after gastric-bypass weight-loss surgery, the benefits persist in most patients, leading to long-term weight loss, less diabetes, lower blood pressure and fewer cholesterol More...

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Attorney General Sessions says marijuana still illegal

(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug “remains in effect,” More...