CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older
About half of those with recall issues say they interfere with daily life
Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease
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Leading causes of cancer deaths, and new screening tests and treatments on the horizon to combat them.
This year will be a very significant year for women across the globe. The world will mark the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing as well as the deadline for crafting the post-2015 agenda. Both events will involve conversations on women's rights including their right to live safely and freely of violence in...
Sugar is laden with energy, which we are genetically geared to want -- a craving the food industry has cultivated to keep consumers coming back for more, they point out. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reiterated its advice that added sugar should comprise less than 10 percent of daily calorie intake, but said consumers should ideally strive for half that amount. "There is a collusion between manufacturers and consumers," said Jean-Michel Lecerf, head of nutrition at the Pasteur Institute in Lille, northern France -- pointing to a "shared responsibility" for the sharp rise in added sugar in food. The UN guidelines apply to so-called "free sugars" added to food and drink by the manufacturer, cook or consumer, and naturally present in honey, syrups, fruit juices and fruit juice concentrates.
U.S. regulators on Friday gave a green light to sales of the country's first copied version of a biotechnology drug, or "biosimilar," with approval of Novartis' white blood cell-boosting Zarxio. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it approved Zarxio for treating the same five conditions for which Neupogen is used. The move had been expected after Zarxio, which is made by Novartis' generics unit Sandoz, won unanimous backing from an FDA panel in January. U.S. health insurers and other payers have lobbied for years for regulatory approval of biosimilars, which have been available in Europe since 2006.
In the latest educational music video for kids produced by my non-profit, my own 15-year-old son, our front man, essentially asks the question: if multicolored marshmallows in a cereal box are part of a complete breakfast, what part IS that?By posing the question, I think he is also answering the one Kellogg's seems to be asking, namely: what...