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Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim

Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim

Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach

Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim

Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach

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Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim

Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim

Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach

Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says

Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

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Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says

Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says

Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines

Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says

Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say

American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer

Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?

Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids

Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children

ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says

Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills

After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study

Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success

American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital

The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred

Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer

Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades

Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event

Avoid the Fall Sports Injury Trap

Most common injuries come from overuse, experts say

Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia

But finding a specialist isn't easy, experts say

Stress Might Be Even More Unhealthy for the Obese

Repeated exposure tied to escalation of inflammatory protein levels, but only in overweight people, study finds

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk for Aggressive Breast Cancer in Black Women

Finding was specific to tough-to-treat estrogen receptor-negative tumors, researchers say

Better-Informed Women Order Fewer Prenatal Gene Tests, Study Finds

Unbiased facts are key to intelligent decision-making, researchers say

Daytime May Be Better for Gallbladder Removal

Night surgeries linked to more invasive procedures, study finds