March 14, 2012
Health Tip: What Causes Hearing Loss?
You may develop hearing loss if your inner
ear or auditory nerve is damaged, or something builds up in your
ears and prevents the passage of sound waves.
Study Finds PSA Testing Cuts Prostate Cancer Death
perspective to one of the most controversial and confounding issues
in medicine, a new European study reports that men who received
routine prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests to check for signs of
prostate cancer were 30 percent less likely to die from the
Detailed Gene Scan Might Help Guide Leukemia
By analyzing gene
mutations in patients with acute myeloid leukemia, researchers were
able to more accurately predict which ones had the best chances of
going into remission, and which ones would respond well to standard
treatments or needed more aggressive treatment.
First Generic Lexapro Approved
The Israeli drug maker
Teva Pharmaceuticals has gained the first U.S. approval to market
generic Lexapro (escitalopram) to treat depression and general
anxiety disorder, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said