RadioMD: Health News

RadioMD Health News

October 6, 20161 min
RadioMD News... I'm John ByrdA new study shows that U.S. drug prices are, on average, three times higher than in places like Britain and other European countries. The difference is in how pricing is done. In the U.S. the price is left to market competition, whereas in other countries, there is government control over pricing, keeping the prices much lower.Now you see it, now you don't. A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stiches, slowly going away after it's job is done, passed it's first major test in a large study, report doctors. Instead of a metal structure that is permanent, the dissolvable stents last about 3 years before dissipating.And... are you the type of person who just can't stop eating cheese? It may not be your fault. You may be addicted. In addition to the delicious fat and salt content, cheese has "morphine-like compounds" claims a new report. The USDA recommends limiting yourself to 11/2 ounces of cheese per day. But like the mouse, it is very hard to resist the trap of more.

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