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Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelves

Supplements used to enhance sports performance, weight loss, and sexual performance that contain FDA-banned substances are still being sold in stores.

United States starting human trials of new Ebola vaccine

Initial safety and efficacy results of VSV-ZEBOV, a second Ebola vaccine candidate, are expected by the end of 2014.

Twice-yearly PCP visits yield improved hypertension control

Health insurance and being treated for high cholesterol improved chances of keeping hypertension under control.

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Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelves

Dietary supplements containing banned substances still on shelves

Supplements used to enhance sports performance, weight loss, and sexual performance that contain FDA-banned substances are still being sold in stores.

United States starting human trials of new Ebola vaccine

United States starting human trials of new Ebola vaccine

Initial safety and efficacy results of VSV-ZEBOV, a second Ebola vaccine candidate, are expected by the end of 2014.

Soda may be a catalyst for aging

Soda may be a catalyst for aging

Shorter telomeres were associated with increased soda consumption, which is an indication of cellular aging.

Twice-yearly PCP visits yield improved hypertension control

Twice-yearly PCP visits yield improved hypertension control

Health insurance and being treated for high cholesterol improved chances of keeping hypertension under control.

Do providers focus too much on symptoms?

Do providers focus too much on symptoms?

Disease-focused model of care may be inadequate for symptom-prompted outpatient visits.

What to know about pediatric Ebola

What to know about pediatric Ebola

Pediatric health professionals should be able to identify potential Ebola cases in children through identification of symptoms and a history of potential virus exposure.

Medication errors occur every 8 minutes in kids

Medication errors occur every 8 minutes in kids

Though 94% of those mistakes didn't require medical treatment, 25 led to deaths and about 1,900 critical care admissions.

Enterovirus infection ups type 1 diabetes risk in kids

Enterovirus infection ups type 1 diabetes risk in kids

Except in patients aged five to 10 years, type 1 diabetes incidence rates increased with age of diagnosis of enterovirus infection.

Yoga may ease inflammatory bowel disease

Yoga may ease inflammatory bowel disease

Trends observed toward improvement in health-related quality of life and self-efficacy in children.

Counseling, meds best for quitting smoking

Counseling, meds best for quitting smoking

Combination treatment better than either strategy alone.

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