Early Hormone Therapy May Be Safe for Women's Hearts
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy women at low risk of cardiovascular disease may be able to take hormone replacement therapy soon after menopause for a short time without harming their hearts, according to a new study.
FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Approved use for Imbruvica (ibrutinib) has been expanded to include people with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who have a deletion in chromosome 17, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday in a news release.
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight Gain
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomies are
commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study
confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain --
especially if they're already overweight.
Doctors Urge Meningitis Shots for Vulnerable Infants, Children
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children
who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific
health problems should be vaccinated against the infection,
according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician
group in the United States.