By Jonathan Weiss | May 10, 2013 03:31 PM EDT
After primate trials, researchers hope that the vaccine will be successful in people as well.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 09, 2013 09:45 AM EDT
With patents expiring, patients benefit from cheaper drugs and pharmaceutical companies scramble for revenue.
By Anthony Rivas | May 07, 2013 12:23 AM EDT
Copenhagen's "fixing room" is a safe haven for drug addicts to inject in a clean and sterile environment.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | May 02, 2013 08:41 AM EDT
Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly of famed 90s duo Kris Kross was found unresponsive in his Atlanta home on Wednesday.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 23, 2013 10:58 PM EDT
Psychedelic drugs are about as popular now as they were among the 1960s generation, says new research— 32 million Americans have tried LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, or mescaline, and young adults today are about as likely to have used them as their baby boomer parents.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 22, 2013 08:18 PM EDT
A computer algorithm has mapped all the possible carbon-based structures in the ‘small molecule universe’ that might be created as drugs in pharmaceutical labs— even chemical compounds that don’t exist yet.
By Amber Moore | Dec 11, 2012 11:51 AM EST
Teens who overeat or binge eat are at higher risk of trying out drugs like marijuana and other drugs.
By Amber Moore | Dec 04, 2012 10:36 AM EST
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit based in New York City threw out the conviction for the sales representative who had promoted off-label use of a drug that was not approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
By Amber Moore | Nov 30, 2012 11:42 AM EST
FDA approved Cometriq, or cabozantinib, to treat medullary thyroid cancer that has metastasized or spread to other parts of the body.
By Amber Moore | Nov 27, 2012 04:34 PM EST
Grapefruit juice when taken along with certain medication lowers body's ability to break down the medicine, causing a medication overdose that can lead to kidney damage or even death.
By Makini Brice | Oct 16, 2012 04:18 PM EDT
Researchers found that cocaine may affect mothers differently than it does other women which could lead to better, more effective treatment for addiction.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 09, 2012 11:23 AM EDT
When you see an expired prescription, your first thought is to toss the bottle in the trash, right? However, a new laboratory report reveals that some prescriptions that have expired nearly 4 decades ago may be just as potent as when they were first produced.
By Amber Moore | Oct 06, 2012 11:07 AM EDT
Opiate substitution therapy offers replacement drugs like methadone or buprenorphine to illicit drug users.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 01, 2012 01:51 PM EDT
Boston authorities say that 57 people may have been infected by a city paramedic accused of tampering with vials of drugs.
By Amber Moore | Oct 01, 2012 04:06 PM EDT
Cancer drugs account for 40 percent of all costs associated with cancer treatments. With high rates of cancer prevalence and medical costs, it is estimated that pretty soon only a few countries will be able to afford cancer treatments.