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What Steroids Might Do to Your Heart

May 22, 2017
(RxWiki News) Illicit steroid use may put your heart health at risk, according to a new study. In fact, long-term use may even reduce your heart's ability to pump blood and lead to coronary artery disease, this study found. The authors of...

A Healthy Heart Can Last a Lifetime

May 08, 2017
(RxWiki News) Having a healthy heart in middle age may mean you're set to have a long, healthy life, according to a new study. Study participants who didn't have any major heart disease risk factors by the time they reached middle age were...

Yoga for Your Aching Back

Apr 24, 2017
Yoga may effectively ease chronic lower back pain, according to a new study. In fact, this study found that yoga may be as safe and effective as physical therapy for relieving lower back pain in some patients. For this study, 320 low-...

Alcohol and Energy Drinks: A Dangerous Combo

Apr 11, 2017
Mixing energy drinks and alcohol may make you more likely to get hurt, a new study found. And that may be because caffeine can mask some of the effects of alcohol, according to one of the researchers behind this study. "The stimulant...

New Options for Children with Hep C

Apr 09, 2017
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two medications to treat children with hepatitis C. These new approvals are for Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) and Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir). The FDA approved them to treat children...

DHA Supplements for Mom May Not Help Baby

Apr 07, 2017
Taking DHA supplements while you're pregnant isn't likely to help your child's IQ later on, according to a new study. At age 7, children of mothers who supplemented with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) while they were pregnant didn't show...