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'Herd Immunity' May Be Curbing U.S. Zika Numbers

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The number of Zika infections has dropped dramatically in Florida this summer, and scientists say herd immunity may be the reason why.

In practical terms, herd immunity means that people traveling to the United States from South America and the Caribbean may have been infected with Zika in t...

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Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Two major chronic lung diseases -- asthma and COPD -- kill nearly 4 million people worldwide annually, a new report finds.

The study calculates that 3.2 million people died in 2015 from COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) -- a group of lung conditions that includes emphysema and chr...

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Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Despite some early concerns, a new study suggests the powerful cholesterol drugs known as PCSK9 inhibitors may not cause memory problems or other mental symptoms.

The drugs, which include evolocumab (Repatha) and alirocumab (Praluent), were approved in the United States in 2015. That came af...

Can a Blood Test Detect a Range of Cancers Earlier?

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new genetic blood test might pave the way for detecting early stage cancers that often prove fatal when caught too late, a new study suggests.

The test scans blood for DNA fragments released by cancerous tumors, explained lead researcher Dr. Victor Velculescu.

By reviewing these...

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Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Painkiller prescriptions that lead to prolonged opioid use tend to be written by doctors in outpatient settings, not hospitals, new research indicates.

Initial use of opioids such as OxyContin (oxycodone) and Vicodin (hydrocodone) is most often tied to spine and orthopedic disorders, but not...

FDA Announces Recall of Some Liquid Pharmaceutical Products

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced a recall of numerous liquid pharmaceutical products because of possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in vulnerable patients.

The drugs and dietary supplements, made by PharmaTech LLC in Davie, Fla., include liq...

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