How Ritalin Works in the Brain | Health News
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How Ritalin Works in the Brain | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A new study dispels a common belief about how stimulants such as Ritalin and Adderall work in the brain. The drugs are usually prescribed to people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but are sometimes used by otherwise healthy people to boost […]

FDA Pulls Heartburn Drug Zantac From Market | Health News
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FDA Pulls Heartburn Drug Zantac From Market | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2020 (HealthDay News) — All versions of the heartburn drug Zantac (ranitidine) have been pulled from the U.S. market due to possible contamination with a probable cancer-causing chemical, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. This is the latest step in an ongoing investigation of […]

FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers | Health News
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FDA Warns of Defective EpiPen Dangers | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, March 25, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Certain types of EpiPens and their generic counterparts may fail or delay injection of lifesaving epinephrine for severe allergic reactions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. Problems may occur in EpiPen 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15 mg auto-injectors and authorized […]

Medical Groups Say Heart Meds Don't Worsen COVID-19 Symptoms | Health News
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Medical Groups Say Heart Meds Don’t Worsen COVID-19 Symptoms | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Two types of heart medications do not make coronavirus infection worse, three major U.S. medical groups say in a new joint statement meant to dispel misinformation about the use of the medications in people with COVID-19. The American Heart Association (AHA), the […]

10 New Weapons in the War on Migraines | Health News
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10 New Weapons in the War on Migraines | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) — There is no cure for migraines — a headache disorder that can cause sensory disturbances and nausea — but several new treatments may help people with the debilitating condition, a neurologist says. “Ten new treatments for migraines have been approved by the […]