To Best Fight Cancer, New Guidelines Urge Exercise
FRIDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- People undergoing cancer
treatment traditionally have been told to rest as much as possible
and avoid exertion, to save all their strength to battle the
Health Tip: NSAIDs Induce Ulcers in Some
(HealthDay News) -- Peptic ulcers are sores that form inside the
stomach or intestines. Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDs) for chronic pain can contribute to NSAID-induced ulcers in
some people, the American Gastroenterological Association says.
Health Tip: Don't Mix Alcohol and Drugs
(HealthDay News) -- It's never a good idea to drink alcohol
while you're taking a medication, but there are certain
over-the-counter drugs that can be particularly dangerous when
taken with alcohol.
Better Hepatitis C Surveillance Helps Public, CDC Finds
FRIDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Enhanced surveillance of
acute hepatitis C infections in the United States offers more
timely and complete case reporting that provides greater benefits
to public health, a new study concludes.
U.S. Obesity Rate May Hit 42% by 2050
FRIDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Despite reports that the rate
of obesity among U.S. adults might be slowing down, a new
projection from Harvard University and MIT suggests otherwise.
Cymbalta Approved for Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain
FRIDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Cymbalta (duloxetine
hydrochloride) has received expanded approval from the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain,
stemming from conditions including lower back pain and
Kombiglyze XR Approved for Adult Type 2 Diabetes
FRIDAY, Nov. 5 (HealthDay News) -- The combination drug
Kombiglyze (saxagliptin, metformin XR) has been approved by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help control blood sugar in
adults with type 2 diabetes, makers AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers
Squibb said Friday.