Could Electromagnetic Fields Raise a Worker's ALS Risk?
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- On-the-job exposure to electromagnetic fields may double the risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a degenerative disease of the nervous system, a new study suggests.
Preventive Mastectomy Rates Vary by State
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- In certain areas
of the United States, more women diagnosed with early stage breast
cancer are choosing to have the unaffected breast removed, new
Ocrevus Approved to Treat Severe Form of Multiple Sclerosis
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The injected drug
Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to treat adults with primary progressive multiple
sclerosis (PPMS) and relapsing forms of the disease, the agency
said Wednesday in a news release.
Heroin Epidemic Expands Its Grip on America
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Heroin use in the
United States jumped fivefold over a decade, and young, white males
are the epidemic's most likely victims, a new study finds.
FDA-OK'd Drug Offers Hope to Sickest MS Patients
WEDNESDAY, March 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new multiple
sclerosis drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
late Tuesday offers hope to patients with the most severe form of
the progressive disease.
Health Tip: Help Your Child with Body Image
(HealthDay News) -- What you say rubs off on your children, even
if you don't think they're listening. So when you're talking about
body image, remember that a positive attitude is good for both of
Health Tip: Spring Cleaning?
(HealthDay News) -- An organized, comfortable bedroom helps you
feel less stressed and helps you sleep more soundly. So if you're
ready to spring clean, do your bedroom first.