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 Christie Rizk | May 03, 2013 04:19 PM EDT
Researchers have found a higher-than-expected error rate in the administration of medication to pediatric cancer patients by their parents.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 27, 2013 10:40 PM EDT
Two innovative multiple sclerosis treatments, bone marrow transplantation and a newly FDA-approved drug called Tecfidera, give patients hope for preventing relapses.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 11, 2013 11:29 PM EDT
A new hybrid grapefruit avoids dangerous drug interactions with common prescription medications.
By Jonathan Weiss | Feb 13, 2013 03:41 PM EST
After finding fake cancer medications yesterday, a report tries to set guidelines for preventing counterfeit drugs from being administered.
By Andrew Seaman | Jan 15, 2013 09:49 AM EST
A U.S. study has found that patients and their families are rarely told when hospitals make mistakes with their medicines.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 29, 2012 01:13 PM EST
A father-of-two won a six-figure payout against GlaxoSmithKline after Parkinson's medication turned him into a "gay sex and gambling addict".
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 Makini Brice | Oct 05, 2012 11:21 AM EDT
The medication was administered to over 900 patients in Tennessee alone.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 10, 2012 01:23 PM EDT
Ever wonder how the placebo effect works? On the surface, the effect of the 'dummy pill' makes no sense. How can someone suffering from an infection miraculously recover just as well, whether they take a medicinal drug or a sugar pill with no curative value?