Many Lung Cancer Tumors May Prove Harmless, Study Finds
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Smokers who have a CT scan to check for lung cancer stand a nearly one-in-five chance that doctors will find and potentially treat a tumor that would not have caused illness or death, researchers report.
Drug Labels Still Lack Infant Info, Study Finds
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Drug labels often lack infant-specific information, despite U.S. government legislation encouraging drug studies involving children, a new study finds.
Viagra for Menstrual Cramps?
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Women dealing with painful menstrual cramps may receive relief from an unexpected source -- the erectile dysfunction medication normally found in their husbands' little blue pills.
Rise in U.S. High Chair Injuries Stuns Experts
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Young children are
falling out of high chairs at alarming rates, according to a new
safety study that found high chair accidents increased 22 percent
between 2003 and 2010.
Sovaldi Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
MONDAY, Dec. 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Sovaldi (sofosbuvir)
has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat
chronic infection with Hepatitis C. It's considered a breakthrough
medication since it's the first such drug that does not require
same-time administration of interferon, the agency said in a news
Health Tip: Exercising With Arthritis
(HealthDay News) -- Exercise can help ease the pain and
discomfort of arthritis, but it may be easier to get active at
certain times of day when your arthritis isn't flaring.