By Chris Weller | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:15
An experimental drug called lexaptepid showed success at keeping iron levels steady in people's bloodstreams.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:00
Italian researchers precisely demonstrate how blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:00
Opioid overdose deaths decreased in states that implemented medical marijuana laws between 1999 and 2010. Could these reductions be a result of pain patients switching to weed?
By Erica Robinson | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 17:13
After giving her teenage son medical marijuana oil to help with seizures and other symptoms from a traumatic brain injury, Minnesota mom Angela Brown is facing jail time.
By Stephanie Castillo | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 16:12
New research debunks the idea that low-nicotine cigarettes are worse for smokers.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:03
Bristol–Meyers Squibb Co. and Pfizer's Eliquis was approved for use as an alternative to warafin to reduce the risk of recurrent blood clots in patients following initial treatment.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:31
The DEA has announced its plan to move opioid painkillers from a Schedule III drug classification to the more restrictive Schedule II.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 10:33
Xiaflex, an experimental cellulite drug from Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, satisfied 68% of women in a clinical trial.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:15
A law that attempts to stop the use of drugs at raves and dance parties isn’t helping, and instead might make matters worse.
By Shweta Iyer | Thu, 08/21/2014 - 12:00
Long-term use of prescription-level NSAIDs may produce wide-ranging and unwanted side effects.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 17:32
Researchers in Northern Ireland have developed antibacterial gel for hospitals that is specially designed to target drug-resistant super-bugs.
By Stephanie Castillo | Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:00
A new study finds a more effective way to treat patients suffering from severe depressive disorder.