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medicine

Feeling glum? It’s all in the wrist

Researchers have created a high-tech wristband that can change color based on the wearer's emotions, providing a new tool in the management of mood disorders.

Could antibiotics up heart disease risk?

Researchers find women 60 and older are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke if they used antibiotics for two months or longer.

Fighting flu? Mind your heart

Decongestants and other medicines used to treat cold and flu symptoms can sometimes exacerbate high blood pressure or heart problems.

Study: Progress in pancreatic cancer battle

A trial found a four-drug regimen delivered promising results for some patients with this particularly troublesome form of cancer.

Unspooling the catnip conundrum

Our feline friends aren't the only ones excited about this plant—researchers are learning how its active ingredient could lead to breakthroughs in medicine.

Horses, humans unite—in sore throat battle

On this genomic battlefront, researchers aim to use equine medicine techniques to improve mankind's fight against strep throat.

Irresistible change

They’ve long been a first-line treatment for a host of maladies—but what does the future hold for antibiotics?

Stopping statins after stroke may raise risk

Large study serves as warning for survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds.

HIV animal study shows promise

Researchers combined HIV vaccine and immune-stimulating drug to create disease remission in monkeys.

Medical tattoos help hide surgical scars

Pigments can restore more natural appearance that patients are happy with, according to study.

Caution: Online ‘symptom checkers’ often lead to misdiagnosis

Computer-generated analysis correctly identified problem about one-third of the time.

Rx spending jumps to $374 billion

"Blockbuster" drugs drive 13 percent increase in spending at the pharmacy.

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