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Tylenol Doesn't Work Against Back Pain: Study
Even though its use is often advised by doctors, the painkiller acetaminophen -- best known as Tylenol -- does not help treat lower back pain, according to a new Australian study. The researchers found the drug was no more effective than a dummy pill for more than 1,600...... [Full Story]
Surgeons in Mumbai have removed 232 teeth from the mouth of an Indian [Full Story]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it has approved [Full Story]
Home Remedies That Heal 5 Summer Skin Problems
Summer means spending time outdoors basking in the sun, hiking in the [Full Story]
Life expectancy in the U.S. is rising more slowly than other parts of the [Full Story]
The director of a government bioterror lab behind the potential exposure [Full Story]
Hysterectomy Technique Spreads Cancer: Analysis
Removing the uterus with a minimally invasive procedure known as morcellation carries a risk of spreading undetected cancer, and now a new study pinpoints the likelihood more clearly. [Full Story]
Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attacks: Yale Study
Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S.seniors, those gains don't seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults -- especially women, a new study reports. [Full Story]
Blood Tests May Predict How Long Lou Gehrig's Patients Have to Live
Simple blood tests may one day help predict survival and the course of the disease in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig's disease, Italian researchers report. [Full Story]
Top Ebola Doctor Catches the Disease
The head doctor fighting the deadly tropical virus Ebola in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, the government said. The 39-year-old Sheik Umar Khan, hailed as a 'national hero' by the health ministry, was leading the fight to control an outbreak that has killed 206. [Full Story]
Weight-Loss Surgery Eases Incontinence: Study
Weight-loss surgery appears to have an additional side benefit -- it may improve urinary incontinence symptoms in women, according to a new study. [Full Story]
Salty Diet Doubles Heart Attack Risk for Diabetics
A diet loaded with salt is associated with double the risk of heart attack or stroke in people with Type 2 diabetes. The risk skyrockets even higher among those whose diabetes isn't well-managed, a new Japanese study reports. [Full Story]
Rosemary, Oregano May Fight Diabetes: Study
Oregano and rosemary have been found to contain compounds that may help ward off diabetes. New research shows the popular herbs are packed with healthful compounds that work in the same way as prescription anti-diabetic medication. [Full Story]
4 in 5 Have Multiple Life-Shortening Health Problems: Study
Life expectancy in the U.S. is rising more slowly than other parts of the world, and new research out of Johns Hopkins suggests that's because nearly four in five older Americans are living are with multiple life-shortening chronic medical conditions. [Full Story]
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