FDA rejects drugmaker's much-anticipated arthritis pill

Drug company Eli Lilly says their much-awaited pill for rheumatoid arthritis has been rejected by the Food and Drug Administration. It’s the company’s second drug development setback since November. A letter to the company from the FDA said that they needed more information about baricitinib’s safety and the best doses, Lilly said Friday in More...

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By admin On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Mom shares boy's shocking X-ray as warning to parents

A mom shared a shocking X-ray image of a large grape lodged in a 5-year-old boy’s throat to send a reminder to parents — not all kids chew their food. Angela Henderson, author of “Finlee and Me,” a popular More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

The grayer his hair, the higher his heart risk?

Beyond signaling the march of time, gray hair may also point to a higher risk of heart disease for men, new research suggests. But don’t panic if you sport silvery locks — the study only showed an association, More...

By admin On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Parents' smoking tied to genetic changes in kids with cancer

ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/GettyImages Parents who smoke may contribute to genetic changes in children that are associated with the development and progression of the most common type of childhood cancer, a new study More...

By admin On Sunday, April 9th, 2017

Morning Rounds: Zika and pregnancy in the U.S.

April 8, 2017, 7:39 AM| Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Tara Narula join “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to discuss a new report about zika and pregnancy within the United States; dietary supplements and heart health; More...

By admin On Friday, April 7th, 2017

Girl with alopecia makes her baldness beautiful

Since losing her hair in January, little Gianessa has embraced her baldness as beautiful and, in doing so, inspired the world. Daniella Wride via Instagram Alopecia can be a difficult diagnosis for any person More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Yo-yo dieting linked to heart trouble, even death

Repeated cycles of losing and regaining weight may do much more than cause wardrobe problems. New research shows that the weight fluctuations that come with yo-yo dieting may be linked to a higher risk for stroke, More...

By admin On Monday, March 13th, 2017

When is it OK not to treat cancer?

The Hippocratic Oath advises doctors to first do no harm … words many doctors today are taking to heart when it comes to decisions about cancer treatment. Here’s Barry Petersen:  Lisa Mann was readying More...

By admin On Saturday, March 11th, 2017

Preview: Immunotherapy

March 11, 2017, 1:29 PM| Dr. Jon LaPook introduces us to the next frontier of cancer treatment: Immunotherapy, in which the body’s own immune system is modified to fight cancer. Don’t miss his report More...

By admin On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Pence says WH wants to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare replacement

Senior administration officials say Vice President Mike Pence has made it clear to groups and to GOP lawmakers that oppose abortion rights that the White House wants to defund Planned Parenthood in the health care More...