Getting makeup permanent tattooed on your face could be risky.
October 22, 2010 Permanent makeup may look good and save time, but it is not easy or inexpensive to remove. And, as it turns out, it's quite risky
October 21, 2010 Listeria poisoning can cause fever, headache, nausea, and preterm labor, as well as death. Contaminated fresh fruits and vegetables, raw milk, and raw meats are frequent culprits, says the Food and Drug Administration.
October 20, 2010 A new survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that just 9 percent of mobile phone owners use phone apps that help them track or manage their health.
October 20, 2010 The new drug Pradaxa is the first to take on the dominance of warfarin - the blockbuster anti-clotting drug. The market is estimated at $12 billion a year.
October 20, 2010 New information on the increased risk of dying of breast cancer for women taking hormone replacement therapy has women and their doctors once again re-evaluating whether taking a popular drug is worth the risk.
How many health benefits can we get out of these Omega-3 pills?
October 19, 2010 A new study says Omega 3s don't help with post-partum depression, but doctors say they still have many other benefits, including protection against heart disease and pre-term birth.
October 19, 2010 Canada and Oregon have banned Brazilian Blowout after finding unacceptable levels of formaldehyde in the product. But the hair straightener's manufacturer says the product is 100 percent safe.
October 18, 2010 Chronic migraine sufferers willing to receive multiple BOTOX injections around the head and neck may minimize migraines for up to three months. There are an estimated 3.2 million migraine sufferers in America.
October 14, 2010 Chelation therapies sold over the counter or on the Web are concerning because they target patients with serious conditions who have few treatment options, FDA says.
What's important for consumers to know about food at a glance?
October 13, 2010 The Institute of Medicine left sugar off its list of top nutrients that should be included in the information on the front of food boxes and cans. It says there's no scientific agreement about how added sugar impacts health.
Does a woman diagnosed with breast cancer need more mammograms?
October 12, 2010 Even though the benefits are scant, many already terminally ill cancer patients get screened for additional cancers, a study finds. The tests get done out of habit and a lack of discussion between doctors and patients, the researchers suggest.
Should birth control pills be available without co-pays?
October 12, 2010 Planned Parenthood and a leading group of gynecologists are pushing to have prescription birth control covered by insurers without copays. There's a chance it could be added to a list of preventive services required under the health overhaul.
Moderate exercise five days or more each week is one ingredient for reducing breast cancer risk.
October 12, 2010 Researchers found women had a lower risk of breast cancer later in life when they exercised regularly, drank modestly and kept a normal body weight. There are benefits even if a woman's mother or sister had developed breast cancers.
October 8, 2010 Boehringer Ingelheim said getting answers to the Food and Drug Administration's questions would be so much work, the task would hurt the prospects of other medicines in the company's pipeline.
British physiologist Robert Edwards at the 30th birthday party of the world's first test-tube baby, Louise Joy Brown, in 2008.
Bourn Hall Clinic
October 4, 2010 The British government declined to fund research on in vitro fertilization that led to the first successful test-tube baby in 1978. Robert Edwards was awarded a Nobel Prize for the work Monday.
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