RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

January 25, 20171 min
RadioMD News... I'm John Byrd.The FDA is cracking down on makers of hand sanitizers. The agency is gathering data on the active ingredients that are used to determine if they are actually as safe and effective as advertised, and the long term effects of use, particularly for pregnant women and children.An experimental drug called Midostaurin, may reverse organ damage in people with fatal blood cancers, say researchers. The drug at least partially reversed organ damage in 60% of patients. The FDA has granted the drug "breakthrough therapy" status.And... spread the news: butter may not be as unhealthy as we've been lead to believe. New research has found no significant rise in the risk of death or heart disease for people who consumed it. Although, others still caution on the amount of consumption, but it appears butter's "demonization" may have been rather inaccurate and unfair. The key seems to be moderation. So go ahead... have a little bit of butter on that bagel, muffin or corn-on-the-cob. For RadioMD News,

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