By Samantha Olson | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:41
A dust mite vaccine may be in the future for the millions who suffer from dust allergies.
By Samantha Olson | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:58
Teen steroid use saw a huge increase from 2012-2013, which is why parents, coaches, teachers, and the FDA need to implement a new prevention plan.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:46
A national poll conducted earlier this month finds more than three-quarters of Americans to be generally satisfied with what they pay for prescription drugs.
By Sabrina Bachai | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:13
A German court ruled that some patients with chronic pain could grow their own weed.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:14
Previously one of three states that barred children from participating in medical marijuana programs, Illinois recently passed a bill expanding access to both minors and adults who suffer from seizures.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 07/20/2014 - 21:22
A slight but noticeable loss of brain volume among patients with schizophrenia taking antipsychotic drugs doesn't affect cognitive functioning, researchers say.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 18:10
Although what people say following surgery may seem funny, in reality it's not actually their fault.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:22
FDA-approved Ruconest is the first drug of its kind capable of treating acute attacks caused by a potentially fatal disorder, hereditary angioedema, in both adults and adolescents.
By Ben Wolford | Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:14
Doctors are over-prescribing useless, harmful drugs while under-prescribing effective, harmless ones. Epidemiologists are trying to stop this.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:51
Aaron Romero filed a lawsuit against DEA agents in Las Vegas after they paid the former drug addict in crack cocaine to assist in an undercover drug bust.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 17:25
Prescribing niacin to raise “good” cholesterol levels does not lower heart attack and stroke risk, but it does cause severe side effects and increases a patient’s risk of death.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/16/2014 - 15:04
Smoking may increase suicide risk, researchers say, and when policies to limit cigarette smoking have been enacted, suicide rates have declined.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 07/15/2014 - 16:00
Chronic pain patients enrolled in a year-long telecare program were twice as likely to see improvement as patients who received the usual care (and the usual drugs).
By Justin Caba | Mon, 07/14/2014 - 17:13
The size and shape of pills could determine whether the patient will adhere to their medication regimen.