Scientists have developed a new class of drug which could reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by harnessing our gut bacteria.
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A popular drug used to treat high blood pressure has been recalled because some products may contain a cancer-causing chemical.
Results of an early trial of an experimental drug showed that it improved cognition and reduced clinical signs of Alzheimer’s in the brains of study participants, and experts are “cautiously optimistic” that the results will be duplicated in future clinical trials.
People who don’t get insurance through their jobs will now be able to buy short-term policies that may be cheaper than Affordable Care Act coverage. These plans won’t have to cover as many medical services and are exempt from covering people with pre-existing conditions.
Wisdom teeth removal, a common procedure typically performed during the teen years, may contribute to long-term drug use. Scientists from the University of Michigan studied how opioid painkillers prescribed after wisdom teeth removal affect patients later on in life.