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An article in BBC News reports that US scientists believe "Viagra and Cialis, normally used for treating male impotence, could be used to fight a muscle-wasting disorder which affects boys." In a study, boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) were given a single dose of either Viagra or Cialis....
Reuters reports "Sylvia Mathews Burwell pledged on Thursday to take a fresh bipartisan approach to Congress on the law known as Obamacare, one of the most divisive issues in American politics, if confirmed by the Senate as the new U.S. health secretary." Though "Last year, Burwell sailed through the Senate...
An article published by Reuters reports, "Pediatricians and other primary care doctors should apply fluoride varnish to infants’ teeth soon after they erupt, according to new cavity-fighting guidelines." The recommendations, from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), found that “Only one in...