Prescription coupons, rebates may drive up prices in long run

Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Manufacturer coupons and rebates may seem to save consumers money on brand-name prescription drugs -- but they may not in the long run because...

Arsenic, existing drug combo could treat cancer, study finds

Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Arsenic in combination with an existing leukemia drug successfully targeted the disease in mice, and offers hope of new treatment for diverse types of...

CDC: Number of women with opioid use disorder quadruples in 15 years

Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Pregnant women with opioid overuse have quadrupled over 15 years, according to an analysis of hospital deliveries by the Centers for Disease Control and...

Research finds potential treatment for obesity, diabetes

Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Researchers have identified a potential target to treat obesity and diabetes through regulation of energy in the body, according to a study of mice. In...

Degenerative eye conditions linked to Alzheimer’s in study

Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Researchers have found a significant link between three degenerative eye diseases and Alzheimer's disease risk, offering a potential way for medical providers to detect...

Computer simulations accurately predict HIV spread

Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Researchers have developed computer simulations that can accurately predict HIV transmissions across populations in an effort to prevent the disease's spread. The simulations, conducted by...

New test rapidly diagnoses disorder linked to excessive fluid intake

Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Researchers have developed a new procedure that quickly diagnoses a rare hormone disorder associated with drinking excessive amount of fluids. The new test uses a...

New drug to treat cancer puts cells to sleep permanently

Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Researchers have developed a new anti-cancer drug that puts cells to sleep by stopping tumors from growing or spreading while not damaging their DNA. These...

Antibiotic regimen helped prevent TB infection from becoming disease

Aug. 2 (UPI) -- A different antibiotic regimen with a shorter regimen was effective in preventing people with latent tuberculosis infection from developing the full-blown lung disease, according...

Diabetes remission after weight loss linked to improved pancreatic cells

Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Researchers have figured out why some patients' type 2 diabetes goes into remission from aggressive weight loss -- improved functioning of pancreatic beta cells. Researchers...

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