72,000 Cases of Public Defibrillators Failing in Past Decade, FDA Says

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Automated external defibrillators -- the kind that are installed and ready for use in many public spaces -- can save lives when needed.

FDA OKs First Generic Version of Heartburn Drug Nexium

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Generic Form of Nexium Approved

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The first generic version of the heartburn drug Nexium (esomeprazole) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

New Bacterial Meningitis Vaccine Approved

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The Bexsero vaccine has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to prevent the "serogroup B" form of bacterial meningitis among people aged 10 through 25.

Natpara Approved for Hormone Disorder Causing Low Blood Calcium

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Natpara (parathyroid hormone) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to control low blood calcium among people with hypoparathyroidism.

Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents might order fewer calories for their children if menus included calorie counts or information on how much walking would be required to burn off the calories in foods, a new study suggests.

With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taste exerts the biggest influence on people's food choices and many believe that healthy foods don't taste good, researchers report.

Diabetes-Related Foot Condition Often Missed

FRIDAY, Jan. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A debilitating condition called Charcot foot is often missed among the nearly 30 million Americans with diabetes, doctors say.

Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack

(HealthDay News) -- A pre-exercise snack can be just what your body craves to push it through a grueling workout.

FDA Approves New Psoriasis Drug

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new drug to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis was approved Wednesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.