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Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C
Zepatier Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Zepatier (a combination of elbasvir and grazoprevir) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat chronic infection with the hepatitis C virus, ...
Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior Research
Zika Vaccine Efforts Get Boost From Prior Research THURSDAY, Jan. 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Efforts to create a Zika vaccine are getting a leg up from lessons learned during earlier battles against other mosquito-borne viruses, U.S. health official...
Zika Virus Expected to Spread North Through U.S.: WHO
Zika Virus Expected to Spread North Through U.S.: WHO MONDAY, Jan. 25, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has harmed thousands of babies born in Brazil, will likely spread to all but two countries in North, Central and South...
Zika Virus Likely to Spread to Southern United States, Experts Predict
Zika Virus Likely to Spread to Southern United States, Experts Predict THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- As cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus are spreading across central and South America and the Caribbean, experts say it's only a matt...
Zurampic Approved for Gout
Zurampic Approved for Gout WEDNESDAY, Dec. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Zurampic (lesinurad) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to control blood levels of uric acid associated with gout. Gout, a form of arthritis, commonly emer...
Zip Line Injuries on the Rise
Zip Line Injuries on the Rise MONDAY, Oct. 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Zip lining has become a popular way to experience a little adventure, but serious injuries can be an unintended consequence of that momentary thrill, researchers report. "Though th...
Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness
Zaps From Electric Device May Prevent Motion Sickness FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Motion sickness is a miserable experience, with sufferers having nausea, dizziness and cold sweats from the rocking of a boat, the swaying of a car or the ...
Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer
Zydelig Approved for Three Types of Blood Cancer WEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Zydelig (idelalisib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat relapsed forms of blood cancer, including chronic lymphocytic leukem...
Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke
Zontivity Approved For People at High-Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Zontivity (vorapaxar) tablets have been approved by the U.S. and Drug Administration for people at high risk of heart attack or stroke. The dr...
Zest for Life Can Be a Moving Experience
Zest for Life Can Be a Moving Experience MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Happier seniors can look forward to greater mobility as they age than their gloomier peers, new research suggests. The findings don't prove that happiness preserves mob...