New Test Help Detect Drug-Resistant Bacteria

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The Xpert Carba-R Assay diagnostic, which tests patient specimens for genetic markers associated with drug-resistant bacteria, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- An implant that helps the aging eye focus on small print and nearby objects has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough

THURSDAY, June 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Before you lick that raw cookie dough off your spoon, know that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning against it.

Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Spread the news: Butter may not be the unhealthy food many Americans believe it to be, new research suggests.

FDA Asks How Safe Is That Hand Sanitizer?

WEDNESDAY, June 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans use hand sanitizers every day, believing they safely kill bacteria. Now, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants to find out if that's really true.

Health Tip: Fuel Up for a Day at the Beach

(HealthDay News) -- A day at the beach is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and some exercise, but it's easy to end up dehydrated or snacking on unhealthy food.

Epclusa Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C

TUESDAY, June 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- The combination drug Epclusa has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat the six major strains of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV).

Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet

(HealthDay News) -- It's disheartening when toddlers skip the vegetables and fruits you lovingly prepare.

Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Healthy eating may help reduce a woman's risk of physical disability as she grows older, a new study suggests.

Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?

MONDAY, June 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly eating fish and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may lower your risk of fatal heart disease, a new research review suggests.