Parents are advised to make sure their children drink milk and eat other calcium-rich foods to build strong bones.
"Clitoraid is proud to announce its first annual International Clitoris Awareness Week, May 6 to May 12," said Nadine Gary , Clitoraid spokesperson, in a statement released today.
Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted PMA approval for the SEDASYS System, the first computer-assisted personalized sedation system.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier today announced that it has launched a formal investigation into the safety of added caffeine in food products—noting "particularly its effects on children and adolescents"—in response to an unfortunate growing trend in which beverage and food manufacturers are adding caffeine to their products.
The incidence of testicular cancer has increased among American males over 15 years of age for more than 20 years and while overall incidence is still highest among Caucasian males, the greatest increase was observed in the Hispanic community, according to a new study at the 108th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association.
The Prostate Conditions Education Council, a national organization committed to men's health and a leader in prostate cancer early detection, released the following statement in response to new clinical practice guideline released today by the American Urological Association.
Citing the real impact cutting the safety net would have on the most vulnerable residents, San Diego County Supervisors Greg Cox and Dianne Jacob joined with local hospital leaders today to call on the California Legislature and Governor Brown to spare hospital-based skilled-nursing facilities and other health care providers from devastating Medi-Cal cuts.
Scioderm announced its investigational product SD-101 has received Breakthrough Therapy designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of patients with inherited Epidermolysis Bullosa.
STD Med, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received a second Certificate of Good Practices for Manufacturing of Class III Medical Devices from ANVISA, the Brazilian National Surveillance Agency (Agencia Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitaria –ANVISA).
Apollo Medical Holdings, Inc., an integrated physician-driven healthcare delivery company that puts 'Patients First,' today announced its fiscal year-end results for the three and twelve months ended January 31, 2013.
Men ages 55 to 69 who are considering prostate cancer screening should talk with their doctors about the benefits and harms of testing and proceed based on their personal values and preferences, according to a new clinical practice guideline released today by the American Urological Association.
Leaders from 16 international occupational medical societies attending the 2013 annual meeting of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine have launched the International Occupational Medicine Society Collaborative -- a new initiative aimed at improving worker health and wellness globally through the exchange of ideas and information.
Oncologist and cancer care outcomes researcher Sharon H. Giordano, M.D., leads the new Department of Health Services Research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, a multidisciplinary area of research that examines the delivery, quality and costs of health care.
America's emergency, trauma and intensive care teams provide some of the world's most advanced care, bringing patients back from the brink of death on a regular basis.
There is a strong connection between the food people eat and their oral health, according to a recently updated position paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
A key type of human brain cell developed in the laboratory grows seamlessly when transplanted into the brains of mice, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered, raising hope that these cells might one day be used to treat people with Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and possibly even Alzheimer's disease, as well as and complications of spinal cord injury such as chronic pain and spasticity.
The full implementation of traditional public health control strategies and integration of new regulatory authorities has the potential to significantly reduce tobacco-related deaths in the U.S., according to experts at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Center for Tobacco Products at the Food and Drug Administration.
Epilepsy that does not respond to drugs can be halted in adult mice by transplanting a specific type of cell into the brain, UC San Francisco researchers have discovered, raising hope that a similar treatment might work in severe forms of human epilepsy.
It's no secret that stress increases your susceptibility to health problems, and it also impacts your ability to solve problems and be creative. But methods to prevent associated risks and effects have been less clear - until now.
News outlets report on a variety of health implementation issues, including the latest lawsuit filed by the law's opponents. Other stories detail cost and coverage wrinkles and advances.