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Cloud Nine, Bath Salt Drug, Can Get You High And Pretty Sick, Too

By | Tue, 10/07/2014 - 18:39

Police reports claim that a drug made from bath salts or a compound in e-cigarette liquid is making the rounds in Michigan.


If You Want An Antibiotic, See Your Doctor Later In The Day

By | Mon, 10/06/2014 - 16:00

Doctors are more likely to prescribe unnecessary antibiotics for respiratory infections later in the day rather than earlier when they’re still fresh.


Meet The Drug That Kills Your Buzz After 2 Drinks

By | Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:07

Nalmefene, the drug that can prevent you from overdoing it when drinking, may be available throughout the UK by next year, but many question if medication is the best approach to substance abuse.

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Microneedle Pills Are Here To Replace Painful Injections [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:57

A tiny capsule fitted with 5-millimeter-long needles can administer drugs directly into the GI tract.


6 Of The Strangest Prescription Drug Side Effects

By | Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:22

Some prescription drug side effects can be scary – like blacking out completely and forgetting what happened the night before, or even losing your fingerprints.


Not Even 9 Years Old, Gardasil May Be On The Way Out

By | Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:45

A new HPV vaccine is slated to boost cervical cancer protection rates up to 90 percent, after less than a decade since the last approval.

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India Set To Run Out Of Critical Free Drug For HIV/AIDS Program

By | 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.


New Viagra Ad Encourages Women To Begin Erectile Dysfunction Discussion

By | 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."

Prescription Drug Abuse

Relieving A Headache Isn't Worth A Potential Overdose: Study

By | 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.


Roche Breast Cancer Drug 'Unprecedented' In Extending Lives

By | 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.


Cancer Patients Who Lose Weight May Soon Boost Their Appetite With A New Drug

By | 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.

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Everything You Need To Know About Saturday's Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

By | 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.


Is Your Prescription Giving You Pimples?

By | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:00

Many prescription medications are known to have the unpleasant side effect of causing acne.


Salmonella Vaccines With Weakened Live Forms Work The Best

By | 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.


Exercising During Chemo May Help To Shrink Tumors

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 14:52

Combining exercise with chemotherapy shrunk tumors more than chemotherapy alone, a study found.