By Reuters | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:22
India could run out of a critical medicine in its free HIV/AIDS drugs program in three weeks due to bureaucratic bungling, a senior government official said.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 11:08
The first Viagra TV commercial advertising the world's top-selling erectile dysfunction drug to women, and not men, will begin airing Tuesday on shows, including "CSI," "Blue Bloods," and "48 Hours."
By Justin Caba | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:00
A statement from the American Academy of Neurology said the risk of overdose and addiction outweigh the potential benefits of prescribing painkillers.
By Reuters | Sun, 09/28/2014 - 09:36
Roche's new breast cancer drug Perjeta has shown "unprecedented" benefits in extending lives. Experts are now getting behind the drug.
By Shweta Iyer | Sat, 09/27/2014 - 14:13
A new drug may soon help people with cancer, who have become anorexic and lost their appetite, regain weight and their craving for food.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:21
This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, a time when you can properly dispose your expired, unneeded, or unwanted drugs at one of over 5,200 collection sites across the country.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 17:25
A recent study from Cambridge University has found that Salmonella vaccines containing weakened forms of the bacteria work better than those with only dead fragments.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:43
In most cases where a child develops epilepsy following vaccination, the underlying cause is some genetic or structural defect, and not the shot itself.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:31
With flu season approaching, the CDC reminds us all that everyone over 6 months of age should be getting a flu shot, but this matter is perhaps most pressing for children.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:51
A single dose of Lexapro, a commonly prescribed SSRI antidepressant, quickly produces dramatic changes in the architecture of the human brain.
By Samantha Olson | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:01
Caffeine can kill you if you have too much. Luckily, there's a calculator to tell you when it's time to stop.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 16:58
Columbia University has offered reassuring news to recovering addicts everywhere with their finding that those who are able to overcome one form of addiction are less likely to become addicted to other substances.
By Reuters | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:23
Stendra is available in multiple dosages and may be taken with or without food and moderate alcohol consumption (up to three drinks).