“Polypills” of generic drugs may dramatically reduce heart attacks and strokes in poor countries, a new study suggests. Some experts still aren’t enthusiastic

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Spinal-cord stimulators — devices that use electrical currents to block pain signals before they reach the brain — are more dangerous than many patients know, an AP investigation found. They account for the third-highest number of medical device injury reports to the FDA, with more than 80,000 incidents flagged since 2008

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In a recent essay in Vogue, Lena Dunham described her decision to have a hysterectomy at age 31 after a decade of unsuccessful attempts to control increasingly excruciating pain from endometriosis. The decision was difficult because it meant that she would never be able to become pregnant, something she had long dreamed of, but also because her health care providers did not take her pain seriously

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Texas woman shares what it’s like to give birth with a transplanted uterusDa

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Clinical trial will compare three antiretroviral drug regimens. It will provide data on the use of these newer drugs during pregnancy, helping to ensure that women living with HIV and their infants receive the best available treatments

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Failure to Warn

June 6, 2017

Hundreds died while taking an arthritis drug, but nobody alerted patients. This is the first of two stories by STAT on monitoring the safety of new drugs

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A rare cancer first linked to breast implants in 2011 has now been associated with nine deaths, the Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday

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For years, Sharissa Derricott, 30, had no idea why her body seemed to be failing. At 21, a surgeon replaced her deteriorated jaw joint. She’s been diagnosed with degenerative disc disease and fibromyalgia,.. None of it made sense to her until she discovered a community of women online who describe similar symptoms and have one thing in common: All had taken a drug called Lupron

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