New test may catch pancreatic cancer in earlier stages

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A new pancreatic cancer test could detect the disease before it progresses to later, deadly stages, new research says. Scientists have developed tests that pinpoints...

Prescription opioid marketing led to large number of overdose deaths, study says

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Heavy marketing of prescription opioid drugs to doctors was linked to high death rates in an analysis of recent data published Friday. Between 2013 and...

FDA: Irbesartan lots recalled over likely carcinogen

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A drug company has recalled more irbesartan blood pressure medication after discovering a potential human carcinogen. Prinston Pharmaceutical, doing business as Solco Healthcare, has voluntarily...

Common gut bacteria blocks effects of Parkinson’s drugs, study says

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A common gut bacteria can block a common Parkinson's disease medicine from working on patients with the disease, a new study says. Gut bacteria metabolizes...

New screening could accurately predict type 1 diabetes risk in babies

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A new screening may forecast type 1 diabetes risk in babies, a new study says. The new risk score known as the T1DGRS2 showed twice...

Smoking speeds up aging, study shows

Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Smoking has always been tied to negative health outcomes, but new research zeros in on exactly what harm it causes. Males and females who smokes...

Few medical facilities offer opioid treatment medication, study says

Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Few medical facilities around the U.S. offer proper medication to treat opioid use disorder, even as the country continues to grapple with a growing...

‘DNA origami’ provides measuring tool to show antibody effectiveness

Jan. 14 (UPI) -- A new method of measurement developed by scientists could be the key to making antibodies more effective, researchers say. Researchers at University of Oslo have...

Undetectable means untransmittable for HIV because of ART, NIH says

Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Suppressing HIV loads to undetectable levels can make the virus untransmittable, a new study says. No HIV transmission occurred between male gay couples who took...

Researchers discover new protein to fight breast cancer

Jan. 11 (UPI) -- A novel protein could hold the key for slowing or preventing the spread of breast cancer, new research suggests. Researchers at Louisiana State University found...

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