By Susan Scutti | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:20
Dermatologists with access to free samples are more likely to write prescriptions for higher price tag medicines when compared to their peers who do not receive free samples.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:00
Marijuana use, even casually, impairs the motivational and emotional centers of students' brains.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:20
A new report has revealed that 2013 saw a 3.2 percent increase in the amount Americans spent on medication, as compared to the previous year. The increasing figure is partly due to the high cost of specialty drugs.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:39
The FDA's approval of Merck's Grastek ushers in a new era of grass allergy immunotherapy, as it's the second medication to be approved for grass allergies this month.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:55
Police warn parents that drugs such as Molly are openly being used at these electronic music and light show concerts, dubbed "glow parties."
By Sabrina Bachai | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 10:00
Viagra is not designed for the female anatomy and should not be taken. There is a lack of information regarding its safety and efficacy in women.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:30
People have used traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, so it's no surprise that an herb known as the Thunder God Vine shows promise in treating rheumatoid arthritis (possibly) better than current medications.
By Dana Dovey | Sat, 04/12/2014 - 01:00
A new hepatitis C treatment is safe for patients with cirrhosis who cannot take interferon. In the clinical trial, over 90 percents of patients had no hepatitis virus detected in their blood after taking the treatment for a 12-week period.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 13:33
Flu drugs including Tamiflu and Relenza have been deemed ineffective in treating flu-like symptoms following a review by the Cochrane Collaboration.
By Lizette Borreli | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:38
Warning: Men who use the erectile dysfunction treatment, Viagra, face double the risk of developing melanoma because the drug may affect the same genetic pathways that allow skin cancer to become more invasive.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 04/09/2014 - 18:42
Police have discovered a meth pipe hidden in the rectum of a Florida official, who had been trying to conceal the object after he found he was being chased by the cops.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 04/09/2014 - 13:56
Gilead Science’s Sovaldi, a once-a-day hepatitis C drug, ushers in a new era for treatment yet many, including the World Health Organization, which has issued new guidelines for treatment of the disease, believe it is unaffordable.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/08/2014 - 16:00
A new study has identified four proteins that play a crucial role in drug-resistant HPV-negative head-and-neck squamous cell cancers, bringing hope to researchers seeking better drug targets.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/07/2014 - 10:39
Novartis said that its meningitis B vaccine, Bexsero, received "breakthrough therapy" status from the FDA, which already permitted its use in the past few months at Princeton and UC Santa Barbara following meningitis B outbreaks.